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Turbotrains
Propelled by helicopter-like turbines
Photo Album By: Jean-Marc Frybourg
 
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Photo ID: 29337

The first rebuilt Turboliner arrives as train #251 from New York.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: RTL III
Location: Rensselaer, New York, USA
Locomotive #: 2158
Train ID: Amtk 251
Photo Date: June 09, 2003


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By: Matt Johnson

Added: Aug 28, 2003

Views: 5,268
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Photo ID: 28033

Railroad: VIA Rail
Locomotive: MLW UA Turbotrain
Location: Dorval, Quebec, Canada
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: 67
Photo Date: November 08, 1981


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By: Claude Langlois

Added: Aug 22, 2003

Views: 7,388
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Photo ID: 27698

Northbound approaching tunnel

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: ROHR Turboliner
Location: Cold Spring, New York, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 151
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June 23, 1988


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By: Don Oltmann

Added: Aug 20, 2003

Views: 2,276
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Photo ID: 18036

A beautiful spring day in May finds this Turbo set making the station stop in Battle Creek.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: Turbo
Location: Battle Creek, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: Amtk 61
Train ID: unknown
Photo Date: May, 1977


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By: R.A.Durfee

Added: Jun 13, 2003

Views: 3,656
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Photo ID: 16664

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)

Railroad: VIA Rail
Locomotive: United Aircraft Turbo
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Locomotive #: VIA 125
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 31, 1977


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By: B. Nicholson

Added: May 30, 2003

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Photo ID: 16661

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)

Railroad: VIA Rail
Locomotive: United Aircraft Turbo
Location: Lachine, Quebec, Canada
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June 20, 1977


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By: B. Nicholson

Added: May 30, 2003

Views: 11,946
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Photo ID: 16660

A Westbound CN Turbo kicks up the dust in 1976.

Railroad: Canadian National Railway
Locomotive: United Aircraft Turbo
Location: Lachine, Quebec, Canada
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: CN Rapido
Photo Date: May 13, 1975


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By: B. Nicholson

Added: May 30, 2003

Views: 9,380
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Photo ID: 15605

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.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: RTG Turbo
Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK TURBO
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July, 1979


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By: B. Nicholson

Added: May 19, 2003

Views: 4,043
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Photo ID: 10717

"Yankee Clipper Turbo"

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: United Aircraft Turbotrain
Location: Mamaroneck, New York, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 52
Train ID: AMTK 152
Photo Date: June 10, 1973


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By: George W. Hamlin

Added: Apr 07, 2003

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Photo ID: 8020

Southbound at 110 mph

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: ROHR Turboliner
Location: stuyvesant, New York, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 156
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: December 06, 1981


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By: Don Oltmann

Added: Mar 14, 2003

Views: 3,452
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Photo ID: 7455

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: RTL-III
Location: Rensselaer, New York, USA
Locomotive #: 2135-
Train ID: n/a
Photo Date: August 21, 2002


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By: David C. Warner

Added: Mar 06, 2003

Views: 2,872
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Photo ID: 5162

4 car set; ex-CN

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: United Aircraft Turbotrain
Location: Rye, New York, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 57
Train ID: AMTK 151
Photo Date: April 16, 1976


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By: George W. Hamlin

Added: Feb 15, 2003

Views: 6,437
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Photo ID: 5123

Note protective grilles on end windows; 5 car set.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: United Aircraft Turbotrain
Location: Stamford, Connecticut, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 52
Train ID: AMTK 153
Photo Date: April 16, 1976


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By: George W. Hamlin

Added: Feb 15, 2003

Views: 9,021
Comments: 2

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