Farewell Joffre

A few photos from Day One of the Farewell Joffre event. The boiler cert expires on 30 September – so tomorrow really is the last day to see this war veteran in steam for some time. The traditional Saturday Night Staff outing this year was Le Mistral – French wagons hauled by two Decauville-designed locos (although neither was actually built by Decauville, but c’est la vie. 1130 to 1600 tomorrow, and the forecast looks nice!