RailPictures.Net Photo: AMTK 2143 Amtrak Rohr Turboliner at Bear, Delaware by Matt Donnelly
 
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Amtrak (more..)
Rohr Turboliner (more..)
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Bear, Delaware, USA (more..)
October, 2006
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AMTK 2143 (more..)
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Matt Donnelly (more..)
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Remarks & Notes 
The Rohr RTLIII Turboliners were upgraded by Super Steel in Schenectady, NY in the early 2000s. Only three sets were completed, and I believe two saw limited service before the program was cancelled. The other sets in various stages of overhaul ended up being auctioned and scrapped in 2013. Dale Johnson, a freelance photographer for Amtrak in the 70s, wrote the book "Trail of the Turbo," which outlines the history of all versions of the Turboliner. It can be found on Amazon.
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