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Famous Electrics: French 2D2 and other dinosaurs
Photo Album By: Jean-Marc Frybourg
 
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Photo ID: 559164

The 2D2 5546 belonged to the final sub series of the 2D2 5500 numbered 5546 to 5550 that was built in 1942 and 1943 and that had a distinctive nose reminiscent of the shape of a Waterman ink bottl... (more)

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: 2D2 5500
Location: Chamarande, France
Locomotive #: 2D2 5546
Train ID: -
Photo Date: August 30, 1976


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By: D. Michel Costes

Added: Dec 21, 2015

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Photo ID: 558738

The 2D2 5540 belonged to a sub series of the 2D2 5500 numbered 5538 to 5545 that had a round nose. They were nicknamed “pregnant women”. The train coming from the South-West of France is running b... (more)

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: 2D2 5500
Location: Chamarande, France
Locomotive #: 2D2 5540
Train ID: -
Photo Date: August 30, 1976


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By: D. Michel Costes

Added: Dec 17, 2015

Views: 5,453
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Favorited: 16
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Photo ID: 557217

Leaving Paris Gare de Lyon almost at night

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: 2D2 9100
Location: Paris, France
Locomotive #: 2D2 9110
Train ID: -
Photo Date: June 27, 1975


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By: Jean-Marc Frybourg

Added: Dec 05, 2015

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Photo ID: 557211

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: 2D2 9100
Location: Paris, France
Locomotive #: 2D2 9135
Train ID: -
Photo Date: June 27, 1975


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By: Jean-Marc Frybourg

Added: Dec 05, 2015

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Photo ID: 557138

14 years before the first TGV, here is what some of the standard engines were in Paris Gare de Lyon: various generations of 1.5 KV DC power, with a BB 9200 and a lot of 2D2 9100

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: BB 9200
Location: Paris, France
Locomotive #: BB 9228
Train ID: -
Photo Date: June 27, 1975


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By: Jean-Marc Frybourg

Added: Dec 05, 2015

Views: 6,261
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Favorited: 26


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Photo ID: 533655

This was just 3.5 years before the TGV

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: 2D2 5500
Location: Marseille, France
Locomotive #: 2D2 5507
Train ID: -
Photo Date: April, 1978


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By: D. Michel Costes

Added: Jun 05, 2015

Views: 3,682
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Favorited: 13
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Photo ID: 502062

Live museum

This is almost a live museum: the Chambéry roundhouse is a preserved historical landmark. It is on the National Inventory of Historical Monuments, and as such, it is go... (more)

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: 2CC2 3400
Location: Chambéry, France
Locomotive #: 2CC2 3402
Train ID: -
Photo Date: September 14, 2014


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By: Jean-Marc Frybourg

Added: Oct 14, 2014

Views: 7,616
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Photo ID: 499423

These 2 historic locomotives returned at their home base after a successful trip to Genève.

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: 2CC2 3400
Location: Chambéry, France
Locomotive #: 2CC2 3402
Train ID: -
Photo Date: September 14, 2014


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By: Jean-Marc Frybourg

Added: Sep 24, 2014

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Photo ID: 498295

Paris and Lausanne

The French 2D2 5525 was attached to the Paris Sud-Ouest engine depot while the Swiss Ae 4/7 10976 was in service in Lausanne.

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: 2D2 5500
Location: Genève, Switzerland
Locomotive #: 2D2 5525
Train ID: -
Photo Date: September 13, 2014


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By: Jean-Marc Frybourg

Added: Sep 17, 2014

Views: 3,239
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Favorited: 7
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Photo ID: 498287

Mountain beasts

Seen during the exhibition in Geneva on Sept 13 & 14 2014, from left to right:
- SNCF CC 6558; 1.5KV DC; built in France in 1972 by Alsthom and MTE, retired from... (more)

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: CC 6500
Location: Genève, Switzerland
Locomotive #: CC 6558
Train ID: -
Photo Date: September 13, 2014


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By: Jean-Marc Frybourg

Added: Sep 17, 2014

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Photo ID: 497760

Two sisters

The French 2D2 5525 and the Swiss Ae4/7 10976, both built about the same time in the 1930's share the same Swiss technology, most notably the famous "Büchli" gear. They a... (more)

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: 2D2 5500
Location: Genève, Switzerland
Locomotive #: 2D2 5525
Train ID: -
Photo Date: September 13, 2014


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By: Jean-Marc Frybourg

Added: Sep 13, 2014

Views: 3,805
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Favorited: 11
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Photo ID: 488717

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: 2D2 5500
Location: Vierzon, France
Locomotive #: 2D2 5513
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February 23, 1975


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By: Jean-Marc Frybourg

Added: Jul 08, 2014

Views: 5,331
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Favorited: 14
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Photo ID: 474060

Night train for Briançon (French Alps), Christmas holidays 1979.

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: 2D2 9100
Location: Paris, France
Locomotive #: 2D2 9115
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: December, 1979


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By: Jean-Marc Frybourg

Added: Mar 17, 2014

Views: 7,764
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Favorited: 17

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Photo ID: 471195

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: 2D2
Location: Montereau Fault Yonne, France
Locomotive #: SNCF 5525
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June, 1990


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By: Paul Mancini

Added: Feb 24, 2014

Views: 2,752
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Photo ID: 469208

The Direct-Orient, a night train, is ready for departure from Paris. It is hauled by a beautiful 2D2 9100. It has direct cars for Athens (Greece), a baggage car for Belgrad and the other cars are ... (more)

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: 2D2 9100
Location: Paris, France
Locomotive #: 2D2 9116
Train ID: -
Photo Date: January, 1969


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By: Dieudonné-Michel Costes

Added: Feb 08, 2014

Views: 5,022
Comments: 0

Favorited: 16

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