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An ancestor: Born PLM 262 AE 2 in July 1929, withdrawn in December 1974 as SNCF 2CC2 3402, now preserved by the APMFS Association.
50 military trucks
In the Saint-Jory yard, north of Toulouse, a CC 1100 shunts 25 flat cars loaded with 50 Simca Cargo military trucks. They represent 0.21% of the 24370 Simca Carg... (more)
Another type of alligator or crocodile
12 units were built by Oerlikon of Switzerland between 1938 and 1948 (a long period for delivering such a short series, but it was during war... (more)