USATC S100 Class

USATC S100 Class

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<!--thumb|right|Preserved at the -->The United States Army Transportation Corps (USATC) S100 Class is a 0-6-0 steam locomotive that was designed for switching duties in Europe and North Africa during World War II. Several were later used on railways in Austria, Great Britain, France, Greece, Italy, Yugoslavia, Palestine, Iraq, Iran, Israel and China.

Wartime development and use

The S100 is a side tank design by Col. Howard G. Hill.In 1942, the USATC ordered 382 S100s from Davenport Locomotive Works of Iowa, H. K. Porter, Inc, of Pittsburgh and Vulcan Iron Works of Wilkes-Barre. They were shipped to Great Britain in 1943 where they were stored until 1944. After D-Day, they were shipped to Continental Europe.

Use after the Second World War

After the Second World War, SNCF bought......
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