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Turbotrains
Propelled by helicopter-like turbines
Photo Album By: Jean-Marc Frybourg
 
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Photo ID: 642303

As a former Penn Central switcher moves a single Amtrak coach toward Union Station, one of Amtrak's Turboliners departs south on an overcast summer day. Tom Golden photo.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: Turboliner
Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 62
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 26, 1978


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By: Sam Beck collection

Added: Dec 26, 2017

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Photo ID: 637458

An Amtrak Turboliner rolls through the town of Porter, on the Michigan line, in 1978.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: TurboTrain
Location: Porter, Indiana, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 64
Train ID: unknown
Photo Date: April, 1978


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By: GEORGE M. STUPAR

Added: Nov 09, 2017

Views: 1,794
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Photo ID: 636103

As an overcast sky obstructs the view of the Sears Tower in the background, an Amtrak Turboliner is seen crossing the Chicago River at 21st Street Interlocking as the train navigates south from th... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: Rohr Turboliner
Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 67
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 22, 1978


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By: Sam Beck collection

Added: Oct 29, 2017

Views: 1,807
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Photo ID: 636102

With a string of baggage cars and former Pennsylvania Railroad coaches awaiting their weekday use in Chicago to Valparaiso commuter service in the background, an Amtrak Turboliner navigates the ma... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: Rohr Turboliner
Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 66
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 22, 1978


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By: Sam Beck collection

Added: Oct 29, 2017

Views: 2,867
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Photo ID: 635971

With 21st Street Interlocking in the background to the south, an Amtrak Turboliner negotiates the switches south of Union Station. Tom Golden photo.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: Rohr Turboliner
Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 65
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 22, 1978


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By: Sam Beck collection

Added: Oct 28, 2017

Views: 1,238
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Favorited: 8


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Photo ID: 635970

With Chicago's skyline in the background, an Amtrak Turboliner is seen departing Union Station. Tom Golden photo.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: Rohr Turboliner
Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 64
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 22, 1978


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By: Sam Beck collection

Added: Oct 28, 2017

Views: 1,376
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Favorited: 12
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Photo ID: 635487

Penn Central began revenue operation of the DOT-owned United Aircraft TurboTrains in April 1969. On one of its first runs as PC train 3002 between New York and Boston, a Turbo glides into New Have... (more)

Railroad: Penn Central
Locomotive: UA TurboTrain
Location: New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Locomotive #: PC 53
Train ID: 3002
Photo Date: April, 1969


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Oct 24, 2017

Views: 2,023
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Photo ID: 635486

In its first summer of revenue service, a United Aircraft TurboTrain running as Penn Central train 3002 between New York and Boston speeds through the Pine Orchard section of Branford, CT, leaving... (more)

Railroad: Penn Central
Locomotive: UA TurboTrain
Location: Pine Orchard, Connecticut, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: 3002
Photo Date: July, 1969


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Oct 24, 2017

Views: 2,052
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Favorited: 15
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Photo ID: 631825

The winter sun is low in the sky as a Rohr Turboliner glides north through Cruegers, NY, on its way from New York to Albany.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: Rohr Tubo
Location: Cruegers, New York, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 159
Train ID: Empire Service
Photo Date: January, 1981


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Sep 26, 2017

Views: 1,156
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Photo ID: 629902

Just a few months into revenue service and doing what it was built to do, a United Aircraft TurboTrain races through Milford, CT, on its way from New York to Boston. At the time the Turbos covered... (more)

Railroad: Penn Central
Locomotive: UA TurboTrain
Location: Milford, Connecticut, USA
Locomotive #: 53
Train ID: 3002
Photo Date: June 21, 1969


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Sep 09, 2017

Views: 3,254
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Favorited: 22


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Photo ID: 629901

In April 1972 this United Aircraft TurboTrain was working for Amtrak, but still wore its DOT paint scheme. Eastbound from New York to Boston, it races through Stratford, CT, under former New Haven... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: UA TurboTrain
Location: Stratford, Connecticut, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: 3002
Photo Date: April, 1972


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Sep 09, 2017

Views: 2,809
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Favorited: 21
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Photo ID: 629170

Two RTG's have just left the station of Lisieux in the Normandy. They are riding as R 3348 from Caen to Paris-St-Lazare. In the right the Basilique de Sainte Thérèse.

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: SNCF RTG
Location: Lisieux, France
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: R 3348
Photo Date: August 06, 1986


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By: Maarten van der Velden

Added: Sep 02, 2017

Views: 1,017
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Photo ID: 629045

A RTG is leaving the station of Tarare with R 5432/3 from Lyon-Perrache to Bordeaux-St-Jean.

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: SNCF RTG
Location: Tarare, France
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: R 5432/3
Photo Date: July 19, 1985


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By: Maarten van der Velden

Added: Sep 01, 2017

Views: 1,342
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Photo ID: 628629

At dusk, one of the original United Aircraft TurboTrains running as Penn Central train 3002 between New York and Boston glides across the Mystic River swing bridge on the Connecticut coast. These ... (more)

Railroad: Penn Central
Locomotive: UA TurboTrain
Location: Mystic, Connecticut, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: 3002
Photo Date: July 18, 1970


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Aug 29, 2017

Views: 5,149
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Favorited: 31
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Photo ID: 626347

In the eighties many trainservices from Paris St Lazare to the Normandy and Bretagny were performed by the RTG's. On the photo the noses of the SNCF T 2081, T 2058, T 060 "Soissons" and... (more)

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: SNCF RTG
Location: Paris, France
Locomotive #: T 2081
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 01, 1981


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By: Maarten van der Velden

Added: Aug 10, 2017

Views: 1,718
Comments: 0

Favorited: 17

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