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GuyM
Posted: Saturday, January 02, 2021 7:02:17 AM
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Jean-Francois is currently working on a future Nicoletti tipping truck:







The original MAN/SAVIEM unit fitted with its Marrel tipping body:



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GuyM
Posted: Tuesday, January 05, 2021 7:47:12 AM
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Production in progress - from basic Solido and Verem models - of an EDF-GDF "team" in charge of erecting mid-power electrical lines on the French countryside during the sixties.

The first combination, made of a General Motors Co CCKW 352 6x6/2 cargo truck (modified Verem model), carrying a SNCF-Saintes type a2 524779 railway 10ft container, turned into a mobile store/workshop (modified Dinky Toys model) and towing an Ateliers de Construction de Roanne type ARE Mle F1 2-axle sheeted box trailer (modified Solido model):





To be continued.
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GuyM
Posted: Tuesday, January 05, 2021 7:54:30 AM
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Second EDF-GDF GMC truck:





General Motors Co CCKW 353 6x6/2 sheeted cargo truck (modified Verem model) loaded with 6 gasoline drums (Tamiya elements, to be painted) and towing an unknown brand 1-axle dropside trailer (modified Dinky Toys model) carrying an electrical line cable reel (homemade).

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GuyM
Posted: Tuesday, January 05, 2021 8:01:45 AM
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The combination tasked with the delivery of concrete electrical poles through French roads and dirt tracks:



Reo M275 6x6/2 tractor (modified Solido model) and its Fruehauf-France 1-axle flatbed semi-trailer fitted with 2 poles handling devices (modified Matchbox model with ASAM handling elements)



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GuyM
Posted: Tuesday, January 05, 2021 8:10:27 AM
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The combination moving between sites the cable-winching equipment:





Reo M35 6x6/2 cargo truck equipped with a hand winch/beam recovery unit (modified Verem model, Solido Lot 7 equipment), loaded with 6 gasoline drums (Tamiya elements, to be painted) and towing a Nicolas RTF 20 1+1-axle low bed drawbar trailer (modified Matchbox model).

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GuyM
Posted: Tuesday, January 05, 2021 8:28:42 AM
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The cable-winching unit used for pull electrical cables on their poles, built from a demobilized US Army WW2 half-track vehicle:





Modified White M3 armored half-track (modified Verem model) equipped with a Cemet Agrip CA15 electrical lines winching device (homemade construction in progress).

Should be added to the EDF-GDF "team" in a foreseeable future, an Unic VIRD 4x4/2 flatbed truck carrying a Renault genset, a Kaiser-Jeep M34 6x6/2 truck equipped with a McCabe Powers drilling and lifting device, in charge of moving and installing concrete electrical poles on their final location, towing a Trailor 1-axle pole carrier trailer and a GMC CCKW 353 6x6/2 truck fitted with an Egi B14.5 boom lift:



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Guy
GuyM
Posted: Saturday, January 09, 2021 5:54:47 AM
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Volvo FLC 140 4x2/2 sheeted dropside truck (Conrad model)







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Posted: Saturday, January 09, 2021 6:03:39 AM
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Berliet GLC 19R 4x2/2 truck fitted with a Magirus-Berliet EH 30 "EPA" (EPA stands for "Echelle Pivotante Automatique", French acronym used for this type of fire-fighting emergency ladder) (Corgi model)



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GuyM
Posted: Wednesday, January 13, 2021 5:54:48 AM
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Two combinations part of one of the largest European trucking companies, sold a few years ago by its owner - N. Dentressangle - to the American XPO Logistics:





- left: DAF FA 85-330 4x2/2 box truck and Trouillet 2-axle close-coupling large volume box trailer (Tekno models),
- right: Renault VI Premium 385 4x2/2 tractor and Fruehauf-France 3-axle curtainside semi-trailer (Corgi models).

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GuyM
Posted: Wednesday, January 13, 2021 5:56:57 AM
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Posted: Wednesday, January 13, 2021 5:59:11 AM
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Posted: Wednesday, January 13, 2021 9:15:01 PM

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There is an XPO depot in the town I live in,Gloucester.I passed it every day to,and from work.It was a Christian Salvesen,(Only ever seen a matchbox superking model)before it was N.D.Always loads of different types of 'box' trailers,tri-axle,double-deck.Large volume,curtainsides,Short,two axle,etc.Usually with whatever companies livery that contracted them to do the haulage.Still loads of trailers,by the fence.With all the tractors lined up,in front of the warehouse.
GuyM
Posted: Monday, January 18, 2021 6:53:50 AM
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Construction in progress of a delivery, on a construction site, of a self-erecting distribution crane:





Mercedes-Benz Actros 2640K 6x4/2 tipper truck fitted with a Hiab 085 E-3 knuckleboom crane and equipped with a Gergen hooklift system body (modified Joal model + Zon Models kit and Conrad body), loaded with 2 self-erecting crane counterweight slabs and towing a BPR Cadillon CR 25A self-erecting lattice distribution crane on its 1+1-axle transport chassis (Conrad elements and model)







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GuyM
Posted: Thursday, January 21, 2021 12:56:50 PM
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Late part of last century, 2 German beer transport combinations (modifications in progress):





- left: MAN 19-321 FLS 4x2/2 tractor and Schmitz 2-axle box semi-trailer (modified Conrad models),
- right: DAF FT 95-380 ATI 4x2/2 tractor (modified Tekno model) and Barré 2-axle reefer semi-trailer (modified Conrad model).

To be continued.
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Posted: Thursday, January 21, 2021 12:59:22 PM
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Posted: Thursday, January 21, 2021 1:01:35 PM
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Posted: Monday, January 25, 2021 6:44:02 AM
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IVECO LD 240 E42 F/P 6x2/2 truck fitted with a sheeted dropside body (Conrad model being modified) and an Atlas AK 500 3L knuckleboom crane (Conrad element), towing a Wackenhut 1+1-axle sheeted dropside drawbar trailer (Conrad elements being modified)





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GuyM
Posted: Monday, January 25, 2021 6:47:28 AM
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GuyM
Posted: Friday, January 29, 2021 5:14:40 AM
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Posted: Friday, January 29, 2021 5:20:05 AM
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Somewhere in the US in the 50s, delivery of some farming equipment:







White WC 22 4x2/2 skate bed truck (SpecCast model) loaded with 7 Goodyear 480/80R42 farm tractor tires (Conrad elements)



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