GTEL's (gast turbine electrics) on the Oyster Bay branch approaching Roslyn Station. LIRR had 2 versions in the 1970's, built by GE and Garrett. Only 8 of the M1's were built/modified this way.
The incredible UA Turbotrain, current US and Canadian speed record holder for a production trainset at 170.8 mph built in the late 60's by United Aircraft, Sikorsky and Pullman. No examples survi... (more)
United Aircraft's ill-fated Turbotrain, still the current US speed record holder for a production trainset at 170.8 mph, sits at 30th Street Station, posed next to the former observation car from ... (more)
A fairly new Turbo-Train is speeding out of Kalamazoo, Michigan, in July of 1977.
Turbo in Croton Harmon in one of my early photos
Inspector checks out Turbo Train just in from New York
Cairo Luxor Line
A pair of pug-faced Turboliners, used for Amtrak's Chicago-Milwaukee Hiawatha service, spend the night at Milwaukee Union Station.
The afternoon Hiawatha scoots up Lake Hill on the south side of Milwaukee, on its way to Chicago.
Southbound Empire Corridor run rounds curve approaching Peekskill
Southbound Empire Corridor run pops out of Breakneck Ridge Tunnel