WWI 33rd Engineers (Company D) US Army of the American Expeditionary Forces, Nevers France July 1918

Lot of real photos in good condition, vintage World War I images of the American S.O.S. railroad workshop and camp at Nevers, France - circa 1918. Some edge wear and typical aging. 5 3/8 x 3.5 inches.
• 10 of the images are signed as by photographer Pierre Premery.
• The other seven are assumed to be by Premery but are not signed, there are several duplicates in this group of the interior of the railroad workshop.
• There is one card with a postcard back of the railroad yard exterior.
Company D, 33rd engineers of the American Expeditionary Forces, WWI, built the railroad car repair shops and yards, including a German prison camp and American barracks. The base began operations in July 1918 and served as a central depot in the Services of Supply (S.O.S) intermediate zone.
Pierre Premery was one of the foremost French photographers, he lived in Nevers and is the subject of the book, "Regard du Photographe Pierre Premery, Nevers et sa region de 1906 A 1956", by Monique Premery-Thuriot.


Anonymous said...

Any information on Company "D" 14th Engineers (Railway) I have a picture of all them in front of an "Exhibition Hall". If you would like to ask questions about the picture contact me at timstromley@yahoo.com