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Paris, la Gare de Montparnasse et la place de Rennes, vers 1900.

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Train wreck at Montparnasse 1895

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Train accident - The Montparnasse derailment occurred at 4 pm on 22 October 1895 when the Granville–Paris Express overran the buffer stop at its Gare Montparnasse terminus - Paris, France

Montparnasse railway station, a train from Granville, unable to stop, careered through the buffers, off the platform and through the façade of the building, onto Place de Rennes below, 1895. From Paris, Portrait of a City via NYTimes.

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One of the most spectacular accidents of the age occurred at the Montparnasse railway station. Photo by Antonin Neurdein/Roger-Viollet

The famous "Oops" photo, well known on the internet was a loco and train No56, that had a failure of it's Westinghouse compressed air brake, and broke through the wall of Montparnasse station, and fell onto the Place de Rennes, in Paris, on October 24, 1895.

Il y a 121 ans... une locomotive défonçait la gare Montparnasse

a loco and train that had a failure of it's Westinghouse compressed air brake, and broke through the wall of Montparnasse station, and fell onto the Place de Rennes, in Paris, on October

L. Mercier (in Paris um 1895 tätig)  Accident at the Gare de l’Ouest, 22 October 1895  1895  Aristotype  H. 22.6; W. 17.1 cm  © RMN (Musée d’Orsay) / Hervé Lewandowski

Mercier (in Paris um 1895 tätig) Accident at the Gare de l’Ouest, 22 October 1895 My Coo Coo train jumped the track.

The rue de Rennes in 1950 [Vian p271] .The rue de Rennes runs from the Place du Québec at the north end, where it meets the Boulevard Saint-Germain, to the Place du Dix-Huit Juin 1940 (formerly known as the Place de Rennes) at the head of the Gare de Montparnasse complex, where the trains for Rennes and Brittany once departed.

The rue de Rennes in 1950 [Vian p271] .The rue de Rennes runs from the Place du Québec at the north end, where it meets the Boulevard Saint-Germain, to the Place du Dix-Huit Juin 1940 (formerly known as the Place de Rennes) at the head of the Gare de Montparnasse complex, where the trains for Rennes and Brittany once departed.

L'agitation de la place de Rennes devant l'ancienne gare de Montparnasse, vers 1900 (Paris 6ème/15ème)

L'agitation de la place de Rennes devant l'ancienne gare de Montparnasse, vers 1900 (Paris 6ème/15ème)

Paris, la Gare de Montparnasse et la place de Rennes, vers 1910.

Paris, la Gare de Montparnasse et la place de Rennes, vers 1910.

La Gare de Montparnasse et la place de Rennes, vers 1930  (Paris 6ème/15ème)

La Gare de Montparnasse et la place de Rennes, vers 1930 (Paris 6ème/15ème)

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