Two of the three completed RTL III Turboliners sit in the Albany-Rensselaer yard on a freezing cold winter night. Note the frozen rain drops and icicles hanging off of the nose shroud of the 2158.... (more)
We're southbound on the C&M Division of the Milwaukee Road near Franksville,WI. on an Amtrak Turbo Train. Engineer Don Amby doesn't mind that I shoot over his right shoulder as we meet the Northbo... (more)
When Amtrak brought the French Turboliners to Milwaukee all of us Milwaukee Road Enginemen that worked the C&M and Lacrosse Divisions went for training classes on the equipment. The 63 is pictured... (more)
When Amtrak brought the French Turboliners to Milwaukee all of us Milwaukee Road Enginemen that worked the C&M and Lacrosse Divisions went for training at the Milwaukee Depot on the equipment. On ... (more)
One of Amtrak's French Turboliners flying white flags rolls eastbound through Portage,WI. as the Telegrapher/OPR. Jim Riedelbach hoops up orders to the head end.
Canadian National's new United Aircraft Turbo-Trains flashes by almost silently. Although loved by many, these trains were plagued by mechanical problems and were withdrawn from service for the f... (more)
Approaching the Joliet station stop
Yet another oddity on Amtrak in the early 90's was the Turboliner, which could still be seen in regular service running between NYC and Albany.
Amtrak train No. 280 blasts out of the tunnel at Garrison, New York, on April 11, 1991.
A pair of brand new Turboliners, not yet in revenue service, bracket the "pointless arrow" on the SDP40F that's the outbound power for the evening's Lake Shore Limited.