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.
Westbound at twilight
The mother of them all, the very first TGV. Even the US ACELA has genealogy into this unit. The gas turbine TGV001 was built in 1971. Top speed reached: 318kmh 198mph. An experimental set, it neve... (more)
Amtrak Turboliner in Montreal.
The Empire State Express heels into the cliffside station at Rhinecliff, NY. Step back too far for the photo and you end up in the Hudson river!
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