A formidable locomotiveIn 1924, the PLM Company ordered 4 formidable locomotives, 262 AE 1 to 4, to Oerlikon and Batignolles. Delivered in 1929 and 1930 they had a power of 4170 hp ... (more)
A CC 7100 and a BB 8100 wait their next assignment in Culoz, an important junction on the Lyon-Genève line. The CC 7142 was then in the before major overhaul condition, almost as it was when built... (more)
7345 passing Beon with a petroleum service.
287 passing Beon with a Bourg St Maurice service.
22350 passing Beon with a Lyon to Geneva service.
Two versions of the CC 7100: the 7153 is partly modernized and the other one is almost as built.
CC 6556 "Maurienne" with 3rd rail collector under the Culoz engine shed.
A "Vespa" (light electric engine) with a PLM interlocking tower
"Express" going to Geneva
A 825 HP "Long Distance Set" (RGP: Rame à Grand Parcours) coming from Geneva leaves Culoz.
American metal becoming French scrap metal in Culoz: this is one of 1340 US and Canadian built 2-8-2s shipped to France in 1946-48 for rebuilding the war-destroyed SNCF locomotive fleet.
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)