Prototype: French State Railways (SNCF) class 050 B freight locomotive. Former Prussian G 10 and German State Railroad Company class 57.10-35. 0-10-0 wheel arrangement. Use: Heavy freight trains.
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Model: Era III. The locomotive and tender are constructed of die-cast metal. The locomotive has an NEM digital connector. The locomotive has a motor with a bell-shaped armature and a flywheel. The motor and gear drive are in the tender. 5 axles powered. Traction tires. There is a close coupling between the locomotive and the tender. Length over the buffers 119 mm / 4-11/16".
La Prussienne. At the beginning of Era III, French State Railways (SNCF) had around 300 Prussian class G 10 locomotives. They had come from the regional railroads Alsace-Lorraine (AL), Paris-Orléans (PO), and Paris-Lyon-Méditerrannée (PLM) as well as from the German State Railroad (DRG). They were used as the class 050 B into the mid-Fifties in the industrial areas in the western and southwestern parts of France.