Fleche d'Or, Golden Arrow, Paris

Title: Fleche d'Or, Golden Arrow, Paris

 

Creator: Wide World Photos

 

Date: ca. 1926

 

Place: Paris, France

 

Part Of: David Goodyear collection of foreign railroad photographs

 

Description: This photograph depicts the up ''Fleche d'Or, '' Golden Arrow, coming into the Paris Nord station not long after the service started. The train was number 78 for many years. The engine of the first series (a Breville Pacific) has not yet received smoke deflectors and still is running with an ''armistice'' tender. Source: Collyns, Adrian H. Northern Steam Vapeurs du Nord. DeGolyer Library, Southern Methodist University, 2003.

 

Physical Description: 1 photograph: black and white; 15 x 23 cm.

 

File: ag1983_0266_24_01_11r_fleche_sm_opt.jpg

 

Rights: Please cite Southern Methodist University, Central University Libraries, DeGolyer Library when using this image file. A high-quality version of this file may be obtained for a fee by contacting degolyer@smu.edu.

 

For more information, see: digitalcollections.smu.edu/u?/rwy,710

 

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Taken circa 1926