le Turbotrain Bordeaux-Lyon attend le signal de départ
With the Fall colors doing their stuff, Amtrak turbo unit No 151 exits Oscawana tunnel with the New York bound "New Amsterdam".
A Turbotrain returning from New York hits full stride through Attleboro. The sun has just set but there is enough afterglow to light the scene. For more Trubo train shotsmore)
"Empire State Express"
St. Louis bound.
Turboliner in mid-life. Coupler shroud off, soot on white roof. Note dead ex-Amtrak RDC in background.
Nearly new Turboliner cruises along at 79 mph on not yet improved track. Note the front coupler fairing is still in place.
One of Amtrak's French-built turbotrains making a station stop southbound at Springfield, IL || June 1975
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)
The "Salt City Express" crosses over from 3 to 1 as it heads north into the twilight
Bear Mountain Bridge (and mountain) above the train
Passing classic NYC signals on a crisp Christmas Eve morning
Passing former westbound platform area
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)
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