"Crocodile" Ce 6/8 II # 14270 is ready for the lift by two large railway cranes after 30 years on a short piece of track in front of Erstfeld depot.
A first attempt to lift the "crocodile" at 10.30 AM failed, because the locomotive was moving around its longitudinal axis. The mounting on the crane had to be done in a different way and the acti... (more)
"Crocodile" Ce 6/8 II # 14270 from Erstfeld made a short fly today with the help of two large railway cranes back to the network. The 126 ton legend from the electrification of the Gotthard line i... (more)
"Crocodile" Ce 6/8 II from 1920 is dreaming in the snow from a better life, slowly rusting away.
"Crocodile" Ce 6/8 II 14270 was built in 1921 by SLM and BBC for the Gotthard line of the SBB. Withdrawn in 1969, the locomotive in on display in front of the large service building in Erstfeld si... (more)