A full day of activity where the locomotives are very important to manage.
ARGENTAN: The diesels are already here but the locomotives P 141 are still present in the depot in 1967.
In the foreground, the locomotive 22 P 141 is warmed up and ready to go through the turntable .
we see also a tender is full load of coal. It is 11.30 in the month of July 1967.
ARGENTAN: Many locomotives are aligned in the depot and ready for freight trains and passenger.
Forever we had to wait several hours before it was ready for:
- Make loading fuel and water
-Lubrication of moving parts (bieilles, axle boxes ........)
-Setting Heater (water is heated to 350 ° C)
- Waiting for the pressure
ARGENTAN: Locomotive 141 P 233 enter into a station in June 1966. This train of passengers assures Paris Montparnasse Verneuil-sur-Avre Argentan
ARGENTAN: Locomotive 141 P 233 enter into a railwaystation in VERNEUIL AVRE This train of passengers assure Paris Montparnasse Verneuil-sur-Avre Argentan
ARGENTAN: The turntable enables the locomotive from a roundabout way of moving towards the path of departure. . The turntable consists of a circular moving plate which is fixed a piece of track, the tray is mounted on a pivot supported by rollers moving on a track.