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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)
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)
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)
About to pass through the tunnel under Anthony's Nose (and the Bear Mountain bridge)
Turbo headed for New York on a fine winter morning in the Hudson Highlands
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)
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)
Very early Conrail meets former CN Turbo
Under threatening skies, a Turboliner makes a station stop in Poughkeepsie.
Note high level platforms under construction (see sign at left).
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)
Turbo roaring through Rye
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.