RailPictures.Net Photo: AMTK 50 Amtrak UA TurboTrain at Unknown, District of Columbia by Tom Nelligan
 
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Washington Union Station (more..)
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March, 1972
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AMTK 50 (more..)
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One of Amtrak's United Aircraft Turbotrains poses at Washington Union Station while working what had to be its strangest assignment, the Washington-Parkersburg (WV) Potomac Special over the B&O. The train was assigned this relatively low speed run for a few months in early 1972 to curry favor with powerful congressman Harley Staggers. Original slide from my collection, photographer unknown.
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