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Démantèlement des voies ferrées

Dismantling of the railway tracks

To contribute to the war effort, the French Military Command decided in 1916 to dismantle railway tracks. These were then used as raw materials by the weapons factories and redeployed in conflict zones.Two lines were concerned in Gironde: Le Verdon-La Pointe-de-Grave and Lamothe-Arcachon. For the former, the single track disappeared; for the latter, the line went enom having two tracks to a single…