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Re: french railway gun

Post by EPOCH3 » 05 Dec 2018 23:45

Hi - other than the numbering issue which is strange (last two number do look like 77) - based on what looks to be the more modern 6 wheeled truck configuration in the picture, perhaps it could also be the 305 Mle 1906/10?

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Re: french railway gun

Post by Manuferey » 06 Dec 2018 02:05

Epoch3, you're onto something. :thumbsup: Guy François in "Les Canons de la Victoire" (Tome 2 - page 62) indeed indicates that the carriage numbers 3075 to 3080 (thus, including 3077) were used for the 305 mm Mle 1906 and 1906-10 but does not specify which carriage numbers are for which type.

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Re: french railway gun

Post by Sturm78 » 08 Dec 2018 21:26

You are right, EPOCH3. Thanks for your help... :wink:

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Re: french railway gun

Post by Sturm78 » 13 May 2019 19:21

Hi all,

Is this an 320mm Mle 1870-84 railgun ?

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Re: french railway gun

Post by Manuferey » 13 May 2019 21:15

Stumr78,

We discussed this picture and others of the same series in 2015 in this same thread:
viewtopic.php?p=1946557#p1946557
with the same picture on the next page here:
viewtopic.php?p=1957701#p1957701

It's either a 320mm Mle 1870-84 or a Mle 1870-30.

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Re: french railway gun

Post by Sturm78 » 13 May 2019 21:21

Oppsss... :oops:

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Re: french railway gun

Post by Sturm78 » 16 May 2019 13:49

Hi all,

Another image from Ebay. 274mm Mle 1917 ??

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Re: french railway gun

Post by Sturm78 » 08 Jun 2019 12:28

Hi all,

305mm Mle 1906 ?

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Re: french railway gun

Post by EPOCH3 » 08 Jun 2019 12:52

Perhaps a 340 M" 12

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Re: french railway gun

Post by Sturm78 » 08 Jun 2019 13:11

Yes. I think you are right

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