Artilleriegeneratorwagen M. 16






The Artilleriegeneratorwagen M. 16 of Österr. Daimler Motoren Gesellschaft was developed starting in 1915 and was than manufactured from 1916 to 1918. It had a six-cylinder petrol-engine with an output of 150 hp as power source which had effect on an electrical generator with a power of 90 kW and a potential of 300 volts. The towing vehicle as well as the Fahrgestell M. 16, a special chassis, were propelled by electricity. As an option, these combinations could also drive on rails. These so called C-Züge were used for the transportation of the partial loads of heaviest artillerie guns and mortars. After the end of World War I, most of these trains were taken over by the Czechoslovakian armed forces. In the years 1938/39, these trains were taken over into the stocks of the Wehrmacht.






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