The first rebuilt Turboliner arrives as train #251 from New York.
Northbound approaching tunnel
A beautiful spring day in May finds this Turbo set making the station stop in Battle Creek.
While the Turbo suffered from lack of testing when introduced; once the bugs were ironed out provided years of reliable service. I can tell you that riding the upper deck lounge while watching ove... (more)
Still under CN control, an eastbound Turbo swooshes under the bridge at Norman St in 1977. Via rail had not yet officially started running Canada's passenger trains, hence the red 'CN' on the nose... (more)
A Westbound CN Turbo kicks up the dust in 1976.
One of the original Rohr Turbos leaves Chicago in 1979. Thse would be completely rebuilt in the mid 80's, mostly in service on Amtrack's Albany-New York service.
"Yankee Clipper Turbo"
Southbound at 110 mph
4 car set; ex-CN
Note protective grilles on end windows; 5 car set.