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

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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

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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

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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

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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: 2,971
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Favorited: 15


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Photo ID: 313830

Twilight Limited

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: French Turboliner
Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 67
Train ID: AMTK 354
Photo Date: July 03, 1987


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By: Marty Bernard

Added: Feb 11, 2010

Views: 2,346
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Photo ID: 313827

The St. Clair

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: French Turboliner
Location: Niles, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 60
Train ID: AMTK 353
Photo Date: August 25, 1977


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By: Marty Bernard

Added: Feb 11, 2010

Views: 3,238
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Photo ID: 313579

"Backing" into Union Station across double slip switches.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: French Turboliner
Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 67
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 03, 1978


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By: Marty Bernard

Added: Feb 09, 2010

Views: 2,861
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Photo ID: 313574

Coming from south end of coach yard and will reverse and head for Union Station.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: French Turboliner
Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 67
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June 16, 1977


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By: Marty Bernard

Added: Feb 09, 2010

Views: 3,126
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Photo ID: 313570

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 09, 2010

Views: 1,976
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Favorited: 6


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Photo ID: 313461

The bridge is the St. Charles Airline's over the South Branch of the Chicago River.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: ANF Turboliner Power Car
Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 66
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 03, 1978


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By: Marty Bernard

Added: Feb 08, 2010

Views: 3,099
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Photo ID: 301648

At late evening, French Turboliner 65 arrives Union Station. At right, a GE P30CH is switched to the Amtrak yards.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: French Turboliner
Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: 65
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: 1977


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By: John Wiesmann

Added: Oct 25, 2009

Views: 4,930
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Photo ID: 299318

The Salt City Express (named for Syracuse, NY) nears the end of its run as it slows for the platforms at Croton-Harmon. Built in 1976, this Rohr RTL Turboliner was brand new (in fact so new that ... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: Rohr RTL Turboliner
Location: Croton-on-Hudson, New York, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 159
Train ID: AMTK 62
Photo Date: February 12, 1977


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By: Charles J Freericks

Added: Oct 05, 2009

Views: 6,746
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Favorited: 9

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Photo ID: 298731

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: ANF Frangeco Turbotrain
Location: Joliet, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 62
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July, 1974


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By: Dan Tracy

Added: Sep 29, 2009

Views: 4,235
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Favorited: 17
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Photo ID: 294692

Built in 1971 by Alsthom and others, the TGV 001 was the very first prototype of all European high speed trains. It was before the first energy crisis and turbotrains had the preference of decisio... (more)

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: TGV 001
Location: Paris, France
Locomotive #: SNCF TGV001
Train ID: -
Photo Date: 1973


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By: Jean-Marc Frybourg

Added: Aug 22, 2009

Views: 14,963
Comments: 4

Favorited: 28
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