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Turbotrains
Propelled by helicopter-like turbines
Photo Album By: Jean-Marc Frybourg
 
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Photo ID: 352411

In the early fall of 1982, Amtrak hosted "Amtrak's Family Days" at the Albany-Rensselaer station. Here we see a Turboliner set, an F40PH and a D&H observation car on display. Children got balloons... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: Rohr RTL Turboliner
Location: Rensselaer, New York, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 155
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 09, 1982


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By: Roman W Kebalo

Added: Jan 22, 2011

Views: 3,605
Comments: 1

Favorited: 15

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Photo ID: 350505

The "Salt City Express" crosses over from 3 to 1 as it heads north into the twilight

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: Rohr Turbine
Location: Croton, New York, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 160
Train ID: AMTK 75
Photo Date: February 06, 1977


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By: George W. Hamlin

Added: Jan 04, 2011

Views: 2,649
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Favorited: 9
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Photo ID: 350491

Bear Mountain Bridge (and mountain) above the train

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: Rohr Turbine
Location: Manitou, New York, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 152
Train ID: AMTK 72
Photo Date: December 24, 1976


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By: George W. Hamlin

Added: Jan 03, 2011

Views: 3,022
Comments: 2

Favorited: 13
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Photo ID: 350384

Passing classic NYC signals on a crisp Christmas Eve morning

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: Rohr Turbine
Location: Manitou, New York, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 154
Train ID: AMTK 72
Photo Date: December 24, 1976


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By: George W. Hamlin

Added: Jan 02, 2011

Views: 2,919
Comments: 1

Favorited: 12
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Photo ID: 350383

Passing former westbound platform area

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: Rohr Turbine
Location: Croton-Harmon, New York, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 156
Train ID: AMTK 70
Photo Date: December 24, 1976


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By: George W. Hamlin

Added: Jan 02, 2011

Views: 2,700
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Favorited: 6


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Photo ID: 347228

An airplane without wings is flying through Attleboro. These United Technology turbo trains gave a noisy ride but were the first new American passenger train innovation is some time. I took a rou... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: United Aircraft Turbo train
Location: Attleboro, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 57
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February, 1973


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By: Donald Haskel

Added: Dec 01, 2010

Views: 6,361
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Favorited: 32
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Photo ID: 339100

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Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: United Aircraft Turbotrain
Location: South Attleboro, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: November, 1971


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By: Donald Haskel

Added: Sep 27, 2010

Views: 7,892
Comments: 2

Favorited: 25
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Photo ID: 335990

Turbo unit 151 forms the southbound "Bear Mountain" near Montrose. NY.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: Turbo
Location: Montrose, New York, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: AMTK 151
Photo Date: October 22, 1992


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By: phil cotterill

Added: Aug 28, 2010

Views: 2,150
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Favorited: 4
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Photo ID: 335500

Amtrak 68, the SB Adirondack, is taking the connector from CPF-485 on the Canadian Pacific to the Conrail Chicago Line as EB train CP 310 holds on the CP main for Amtrak to clear. The time is appr... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: Rohr RTL-I Turbo Set
Location: Schenectady, New York, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 157
Train ID: AMTK 68
Photo Date: August 23, 1991


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By: John Sesonske

Added: Aug 22, 2010

Views: 4,365
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Favorited: 12

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Photo ID: 335149

VIA's eastbound Turbo is gliding through the Brockville train station without stopping as a Canadian National freight is heading westbound.

Railroad: VIA Rail
Locomotive: United Aircraft Turbotrain
Location: Brockville, Ontario, Canada
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February 03, 1979


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By: Tom Trencansky

Added: Aug 19, 2010

Views: 9,951
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Favorited: 43


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Photo ID: 321703

Amtrak power car 66 leads a six car RTG turbo eastward through Rondout. If a set was out of service (generally crossing damage to a power car) the intermediate cars would occasionally be cut into... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: French Turbo Train
Location: Rondout, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 66
Train ID: AMTK 320
Photo Date: April 17, 1976


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By: Don Crimmin

Added: Apr 22, 2010

Views: 3,124
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Photo ID: 320257

Amtrak 303 loads passengers in the late afternoon at Joliet Union Depot. In short order the "tin-worm" will depart for St. Louis with only a whiff of kerosene exhaust to mark its passage.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: French Turbo Train
Location: Joliet, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: Amtrak 61
Train ID: Train 303
Photo Date: April 05, 1975


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By: Don Crimmin

Added: Apr 10, 2010

Views: 4,458
Comments: 1

Favorited: 14
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Photo ID: 319119

St. Louis-bound Amtrak #307 passes the old GM&O station at Wilmington, IL. The old structure still retained its semaphore train order boards.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: French Turbo Train
Location: Wilmington, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 63
Train ID: AMTK 307
Photo Date: December 22, 1974


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By: Don Crimmin

Added: Mar 30, 2010

Views: 5,856
Comments: 5

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Photo ID: 314074

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: French Turboliner
Location: Glenview, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: AMTK 720
Photo Date: June 24, 1977


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By: Marty Bernard

Added: Feb 14, 2010

Views: 2,471
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Photo ID: 313949

The Bridge is the St. Charles Air Line's over the South Branch of the Chicago River. Two ConRail Geeps sit on ladder tracks in the Amtack (ex-PRR) Coach Yard.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: French Turboliner
Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 65
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 26, 1974


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By: Marty Bernard

Added: Feb 12, 2010

Views: 2,874
Comments: 0

Favorited: 15
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