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Turbotrains
Propelled by helicopter-like turbines
Photo Album By: Jean-Marc Frybourg
 
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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: 3,118
Comments: 1

Favorited: 17
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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: 4,938
Comments: 0

Favorited: 14

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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: 6,771
Comments: 1

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: 4,247
Comments: 1

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: 15,016
Comments: 4

Favorited: 28


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Photo ID: 294663

It was a time when - even in France - the future of railroads was full of uncertainties. The bulk of standard passenger trains looked like the train standing on the right of the picture. Despite t... (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 21, 2009

Views: 10,847
Comments: 6

Favorited: 24
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Photo ID: 290859

Along the Hudson (at left)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: Rohr Turbine
Location: Scarborough, New York, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 160
Train ID: AMTK 78
Photo Date: April 10, 1987


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By: George W. Hamlin

Added: Jul 16, 2009

Views: 3,271
Comments: 4

Favorited: 17
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Photo ID: 283184

Built By ANF-Frangeco, France

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: Turbo Train
Location: Dugger, Indiana, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 59
Train ID: N/A
Photo Date: April 25, 2009


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By: JR SAYERS

Added: May 10, 2009

Views: 8,657
Comments: 4

Favorited: 19
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Photo ID: 271875

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: Turbotrain
Location: Busseau, France
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: 6881
Photo Date: September 03, 1997


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By: Christian Wenger

Added: Feb 15, 2009

Views: 3,861
Comments: 1

Favorited: 11

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Photo ID: 261775

The 16.09 Boulogne Hoverport (Le Portel) to Paris train formed of a gas turbine unit has just passed Noyelles-sur-Mer. These units connected with the SeaSpeed hovercraft service across the English... (more)

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: RTG
Location: Noyelles-sur-Mer, France
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 05, 1989


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By: Brian Stephenson

Added: Nov 28, 2008

Views: 5,948
Comments: 1

Favorited: 14

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Photo ID: 261656

Here is a much more recent archive photo taken by the late O.S. Nock of the prototype TGV having a break during a test run. The date and location of this photo is unknown - over to you Jean-Marc! ... (more)

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: TGV prototype
Location: France
Locomotive #: 002/001
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: Unknown


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By: Rail Archive Stephenson

Added: Nov 27, 2008

Views: 5,359
Comments: 3

Favorited: 8
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Photo ID: 258305

One more turbotrain at speed, around 120 MPH, scaring me to death. Don't try this at home.click here.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: UA Turbotrain
Location: Attleboro, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October, 1973


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By: Donald Haskel

Added: Nov 01, 2008

Views: 9,733
Comments: 7

Favorited: 29
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Photo ID: 254997

"Electric City Express". Late fall foliage and Breakneck Mountain make a nice backdrop for Turboliner 157.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: Turbo
Location: Cold Spring, New York, USA
Locomotive #: ATK 157
Train ID: 250
Photo Date: November 03, 1991


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By: Kevin Gulau

Added: Oct 13, 2008

Views: 2,022
Comments: 0

Favorited: 1
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Photo ID: 252023

Amtrak 62, The Niagara Rainbow, rolls EB along the Mohawk River and New York State Barge Canal at Lock 13 in the Town of Mohawk, just east of Yosts. The canal will close for the season a few days ... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: Rohr RTL-I Turbo Set
Location: Yosts, New York, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 157
Train ID: AMTK 62
Photo Date: November 26, 1988


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By: John Sesonske

Added: Sep 23, 2008

Views: 5,250
Comments: 3

Favorited: 17
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Photo ID: 250621

Train 256 "Palisades".

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: Rohr Turbotrain
Location: Manitou, New York, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 160
Train ID: 256
Photo Date: October 04, 1992


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By: Kevin Gulau

Added: Sep 12, 2008

Views: 2,683
Comments: 0

Favorited: 4
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