One of the last duties of 2D2 9100 class was the empty stock train W 4505 from Paris-Bercy to Marseille-St-Charles. One the photo the train is passing the limestone rocks of the famous Défilé de D... (more)
SNCF 2D2 9106 with train W 4508 from Paris-Bercy to Marseille-St-Charles. This train was used to bring over rolling stock.
Motorail TAC 9471/2 had just begon its long journey from Avignon-Fontcouverte to Hamburg Altona, bringing back home tourists and their cars. Leading is one of the impressive locomotives of the 2D2... (more)
Special celebration for the end Charolais depot at Paris Gare de Lyon station. This is the legendary locomotive 2D2 9135 who is the last of 9100 serie and is preserved by AFCL association. The sur... (more)
I#ve changed the City to Avignon.
Here is the discussion: http://www.drehscheibe-online.de/foren/read.php?30,8036022,8036022#msg-8036022
The end of the Maurienne dinosaursOrdered by the PLM in the 1920's for the hard climb of the Maurienne grades (in the French Alps on the Paris-Roma line), several small series of 1.... (more)
The Culoz cemetery: Given the proximity of a large scrapper, the then out-of-service locomotive depot in Culoz was used as a cemetery for the old fleet of Maurienne electrics before they w... (more)
An ancestor: Born PLM 262 AE 2 in July 1929, withdrawn in December 1974 as SNCF 2CC2 3402, now preserved by the APMFS Association.