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Turbotrains
Propelled by helicopter-like turbines
Photo Album By: Jean-Marc Frybourg
 
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Photo ID: 243293

demonstration project. But it was not finished untill PC takeover so it never wore NH colors. PC operated the turbos for a short while untill Amtrak took over all Penn Central passenger operations... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: UA Turbotrain
Location: Mansfield, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: AMT 50
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October, 1971


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By: Donald Haskel

Added: Jul 19, 2008

Views: 7,607
Comments: 2

Favorited: 19
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Photo ID: 230059

A Rohr RTL-I Turbo (as delivered and not rebuilt) rests at the Amtrak service facility in Rensselaer near the end of its active life. This Rohr turbo, is one of 7 five car sets originally acquired... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: Rohr RTL-I Turbo Set
Location: Rensselaer, New York, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 158
Train ID: None
Photo Date: July, 1995


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By: John Sesonske

Added: Apr 03, 2008

Views: 8,445
Comments: 3

Favorited: 11
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Photo ID: 228545

Three Amtrak Turbo Trains, three Amtrak Turbos, one by one they all got scrapped, how many Turbos now left on the track? Not a single unit was preserved, a sad ending for what is more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: UA Turbo Train
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 52
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: 1981


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By: Mitch Goldman

Added: Mar 23, 2008

Views: 15,723
Comments: 5

Favorited: 29
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Photo ID: 213896

About to pass through the tunnel under Anthony's Nose (and the Bear Mountain bridge)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: Rohr Turboliner
Location: S. of Manitou, New York, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Eastbound
Photo Date: December 24, 1976


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By: George W. Hamlin

Added: Nov 30, 2007

Views: 2,928
Comments: 0

Favorited: 2
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Photo ID: 213804

Turbo headed for New York on a fine winter morning in the Hudson Highlands

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: Rohr Turboliner
Location: S. of Manitou, New York, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Eastbound
Photo Date: December 24, 1976


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By: George W. Hamlin

Added: Nov 29, 2007

Views: 2,886
Comments: 0

Favorited: 2


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Photo ID: 212071

Yes it did look like and sound like an airplane. At the time of this picture security on the Penn-Central was very lax on the right of way. The photographer in front of me is obviously in a danger... (more)

Railroad: Penn Central
Locomotive: UAC Turbo Train
Location: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: PC 52
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July, 1971


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By: Donald Haskel

Added: Nov 16, 2007

Views: 14,525
Comments: 7

Favorited: 26
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Photo ID: 212069

United Aircraft and DOT joined the Penn Central in operating the Turbotrain between Boston and New York. It was a success with the passengers, but did fit with conventional trains in operations. ... (more)

Railroad: Penn Central
Locomotive: UAC Turbo Train
Location: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: PC 52
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July, 1971


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By: Donald Haskel

Added: Nov 16, 2007

Views: 14,572
Comments: 3

Favorited: 25
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Photo ID: 205197

Very early Conrail meets former CN Turbo

Railroad: Penn Central
Locomotive: GE U25B
Location: Rye, New York, USA
Locomotive #: PC 2672
Train ID: CR Eastbound
Photo Date: April 16, 1976


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By: George W. Hamlin

Added: Oct 07, 2007

Views: 6,737
Comments: 3

Favorited: 14
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Photo ID: 194873

Under threatening skies, a Turboliner makes a station stop in Poughkeepsie.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: Rohr Turboliner
Location: Poughkeepsie, New York, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 64
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 12, 1993


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By: Wade H. Massie

Added: Jul 25, 2007

Views: 5,566
Comments: 1

Favorited: 3

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Photo ID: 193471

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: United Aircraft Turbotrain
Location: Mamaroneck, New York, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Eastbound
Photo Date: June 10, 1973


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By: George W. Hamlin

Added: Jul 13, 2007

Views: 5,273
Comments: 1

Favorited: 13


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Photo ID: 193389

Note high level platforms under construction (see sign at left).

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: United Aircraft Turbotrain
Location: Rye, New York, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Eastbound
Photo Date: September 04, 1972


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By: George W. Hamlin

Added: Jul 12, 2007

Views: 6,436
Comments: 1

Favorited: 12
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Photo ID: 193317

The classic New York Central Hudson River vista at Breakneck Ridge is recreated with Amtrak train 289, a NYC to Syracuse Friday only train (ran to just Schenectady Mo-Th as train 259). This train ... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: Rohr RTL-II Turbo Set
Location: Breakneck Ridge, New York, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 159
Train ID: AMTK 289, The Oneida
Photo Date: May, 1996


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By: John Sesonske

Added: Jul 12, 2007

Views: 6,317
Comments: 1

Favorited: 7
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Photo ID: 190980

Turbo roaring through Rye

Railroad: Department of Transportation
Locomotive: United Aircraft Turbotrain
Location: Rye, New York, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: PC 3002
Photo Date: July 07, 1970


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By: George W. Hamlin

Added: Jun 21, 2007

Views: 4,961
Comments: 2

Favorited: 13
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Photo ID: 185856

Derelict Amtrak turboliner in - of all places - Dugger, Indiana. Two cars from its trainset sit inside the yard as well. All of the equipment is in very rough shape.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: ANF Turboliner
Location: Dugger, Indiana, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 59
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April 16, 2007


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By: Jeff Terry

Added: Apr 30, 2007

Views: 6,761
Comments: 1

Favorited: 5
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Photo ID: 181207

Westbound at twilight

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: Rohr Turboliner
Location: Croton, New York, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 154
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February 06, 1977


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By: George W. Hamlin

Added: Mar 26, 2007

Views: 3,931
Comments: 2

Favorited: 2
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