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Famous Electrics: French 2D2 and other dinosaurs
Photo Album By: Jean-Marc Frybourg
 
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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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Added: Sep 13, 2014

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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

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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: 8,473
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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

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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

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Photo ID: 450586

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: CGC-Oerlikon CC1100
Location: Saint Jory (Haute Garonne), France
Locomotive #: CC 1103
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October, 1979


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By: Gerard MEILLEY

Added: Sep 09, 2013

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Photo ID: 425331

Heavy express mostly composed of pre-SNCF era ex-PO "polonceau" passenger cars and hauled by a beautiful "Pregnand Woman" 2D2 5538-45 is ready for departure for Paris. The man on the right is the ... (more)

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: 2D2 5500
Location: Lourdes, France
Locomotive #: SNCF 2D25544
Train ID: -
Photo Date: April 05, 1975


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Added: Feb 17, 2013

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Photo ID: 424491

Typical classic electric engines of the SNCF "South-West" region: a 2D2 5500 of the 5538-5545 subseries nicknamed "pregnant woman" - and a BB 4700. These 2 engines are getting out of the locomoti... (more)

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: 2D2 5500
Location: Tarbes, France
Locomotive #: SNCF 2D25544
Train ID: -
Photo Date: April 05, 1975


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By: Jean-Marc Frybourg

Added: Feb 10, 2013

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Photo ID: 400226

The 2D2 5516 DC electric locomotive with Büchli drive has been built in 1933 for the PO (Paris to Orleans Company). Originally delivered as PO 2D2 E 516 it later received the SNCF number 2D2 5516.... (more)

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: 2D2 5500
Location: Mulhouse, France
Locomotive #: 2D2 5516
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 21, 2012


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By: Daniel SIMON

Added: Jun 10, 2012

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Photo ID: 363531

The 2D2 5516 DC electric locomotive with Büchli drive has been built in 1933 for the PO (Paris to Orleans Company). Originally delivered as PO 2D2 E 516 it later received the SNCF number 2D2 5516.... (more)

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: 2D2 5500
Location: Mulhouse, France
Locomotive #: 2D2 5516
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 02, 2011


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By: Daniel SIMON

Added: May 16, 2011

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Photo ID: 294844

1950's power
These engines were built in the early 1950's for the Paris-Lyon electrification, a major post-WWII effort. The 2D2 9135 is preserved.

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: 2D2 9100
Location: Lyon, France
Locomotive #: SNCF 9117
Train ID: -
Photo Date: 1984


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By: Jean-Marc Frybourg

Added: Aug 23, 2009

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Photo ID: 294803

576 metric tons (635 US tons) of locomotives testing the solidity of a new bridge span over the river Marne

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: 2D2 9100
Location: Maisons-Alfort, France
Locomotive #: SNCF 9106
Train ID: -
Photo Date: December 05, 1984


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By: Jean-Marc Frybourg

Added: Aug 23, 2009

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Photo ID: 294799

4 monsters
144 metric tons each = 158.7 short tons (US)

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: 2D2 9100
Location: Maisons-Alfort, France
Locomotive #: SNCF 9102
Train ID: -
Photo Date: December 05, 1984


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By: Jean-Marc Frybourg

Added: Aug 23, 2009

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Photo ID: 294738

Fast and streamlined versus slow and heavyweight

1970's technology vs. 1940's technology

Max speed 270 km/h vs. 140 km/h

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: TGVSE
Location: Maisons-Alfort, France
Locomotive #: SNCF TGVSE 28
Train ID: -
Photo Date: December 05, 1984


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By: Jean-Marc Frybourg

Added: Aug 22, 2009

Views: 6,565
Comments: 0

Favorited: 22
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