This historic and preserved engine has been painted back in its as-built livery. However some modern modifications were kept, such as the lights, which does not make for a historically accurate re... (more)
Historic and preserved locomotives are temporarily exposed under the old and disused La Chapelle depot where in 50's the steam was kings of railroad. During this ephemeral exhibition, restaurant a... (more)
Monument in the middle of nowhere
Light engine move : two CC 14100 coming from Audun-le-Roman are going to the Tucquenieux iron mine where they will take a train full of iron ore back to Audun-le-Roman. The line and the engines ar... (more)
This was the usual power for the Lorraine heavy industry trains. These engines were nicknamed flatirons. They had been designed and built for the first major 25KV-50Hz electrification in the north... (more)
Due to the legendary swiss Crocodiles these french AC Locomotives were called the "Big french Crocodiles" (with six Axles, there had been also Series with four Axles).
In France they we... (more)
In the 1980's, although declining, the steel industry was still well alive in the Lorraine Region, in the East of France. And together with it, inseparable from it, came the ubiquitous "fers ... (more)
Built in 1956, these AC locomotives called "flat-iron" by railroaders, used 4 ignitrons in order to supply DC traction motors. Ballast train.