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High Speed Rail from the Past:
Streamliners and early bullet trains!
Photo Album By: Mitch Goldman
 
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Photo ID: 658295

As seen from the top of Breakneck Ridge north of Cold Spring, NY, an Amtrak Turboliner races up the Hudson Valley towards Albany. I later learned that the rock formation on which I was innocently ... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: Rohr Turboliner
Location: Cold Spring, New York, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Empire Service
Photo Date: July, 1985


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: May 18, 2018

Views: 1,920
Comments: 0

Favorited: 10
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Photo ID: 657291

It is a glorious day on the South Devon coast as first production HST power car 43002 heads west through the classic location at Teignmouth with the 07:27 London Paddington - Plymouth. Entering se... (more)

Railroad: Great Western Railway
Locomotive: Class 43 HST
Location: Teignmouth, United Kingdom
Locomotive #: 43002
Train ID: 1C06
Photo Date: May 05, 2018


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By: James Stearn

Added: May 07, 2018

Views: 892
Comments: 2

Favorited: 13

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Photo ID: 652802

Mike Keim Photo.

Railroad: Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific
Locomotive: Steam 4-4-2
Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: MILW 1
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: 1935


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By: Tom Farence

Added: Mar 25, 2018

Views: 4,313
Comments: 8

Favorited: 51
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Photo ID: 652655

The new Hiawatha at Canal Street....Mike Keim Photo. Correction...4-4-2

Railroad: Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific
Locomotive: Steam 4-4-0
Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: MILW 2
Train ID: MILW Hiawatha
Photo Date: 1935


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By: Tom Farence

Added: Mar 24, 2018

Views: 4,561
Comments: 6

Favorited: 58
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Photo ID: 652272

Here is another example of one of the Santa Fe 4-6-4 Hudson steam locomotives built by Baldwin Locomotive Works. This beautiful streamlined locomotive was known as the "Blue Goose". My... (more)

Railroad: Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (ATSF)
Locomotive: Steam 4-6-4
Location: Eddystone, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: ATSF 3460
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: December, 1937


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By: James R Doughty

Added: Mar 20, 2018

Views: 4,438
Comments: 3

Favorited: 34

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Photo ID: 651970

The 1981 World Speed Record Team in front of their brand new train. From the left to the right: Daniel Levert, Henri Déjeux, André Cossié, Gabriel Jacquot and Jacques Ruiz.

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Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: TGV SE
Location: Jaulges, France
Locomotive #: TGV 16
Train ID: -
Photo Date: February 25, 1981


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By: Jean-Marc Frybourg

Added: Mar 18, 2018

Views: 4,385
Comments: 0

Favorited: 21
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Photo ID: 650368

First encounter

Everything in this picture is brand new: the trains are a few months old, the high speed line is not yet open to commercial service (it will take one more year befo... (more)

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: TGV SE
Location: Montchanin, France
Locomotive #: -
Train ID: -
Photo Date: September, 1980


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By: Jean-Marc Frybourg

Added: Mar 04, 2018

Views: 2,705
Comments: 4

Favorited: 32
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Photo ID: 650358

The first TGV prototype at a time when it was still a test bed for the French high speed. It was a turbotrain but the decision had been made to electrify the first high speed line (Paris-Lyon). So... (more)

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: TGV 001
Location: Villeneuve-Saint-Georges, France
Locomotive #: TDu 002
Train ID: -
Photo Date: June 08, 1975


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By: Jean-Marc Frybourg

Added: Mar 04, 2018

Views: 3,931
Comments: 5

Favorited: 17
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Photo ID: 645665

BELFORT AUX ALSTHOMMES

This is the first prototype of all TGVs, it was built in Belfort in 1972 by Alsthom - as it was then called, with an "H". And it was also a turbotrain. The p... (more)

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: TGV 001
Location: Belfort, France
Locomotive #: TDu 002
Train ID: -
Photo Date: October 22, 2017


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By: Jean-Marc Frybourg

Added: Jan 23, 2018

Views: 12,895
Comments: 4

Favorited: 37

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Photo ID: 635786

SNCF TGV 03 "Belfort" risdes alongside the Lac du Bourget as R 937 from Paris-Gare-de-Lyon to Annecy.

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: SNCF TGV/PSE
Location: Grésine, France
Locomotive #: TGV 03
Train ID: R 937
Photo Date: August 30, 1984


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By: Maarten van der Velden

Added: Oct 26, 2017

Views: 1,712
Comments: 2

Favorited: 25

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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: 1,744
Comments: 1

Favorited: 14
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Photo ID: 634519

Metroliners on #4 pass a GG-1 powered freight with excess power on #3 that will soon leave the NEC at Lane Tower, pass under the #4 track flyover, and enter the PRR Waverly Yard complex.

Railroad: Penn Central
Locomotive: Metroliner
Location: North Elizabeth, New Jersey, USA
Locomotive #: PC 855
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February, 1976


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By: Paul F. De Luca

Added: Oct 16, 2017

Views: 1,565
Comments: 4

Favorited: 23

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Photo ID: 633743

The first Japanese Shinkansen carriage to be exhibited outside Japan was unveiled at Britain's National Railway Museum in York by His Excellency The Ambassador of Japan. Built in 1976, Series 0 ca... (more)

Railroad: Japanese National Railways
Locomotive: Shinkansen
Location: York, United Kingdom
Locomotive #: #22-141
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 02, 2017


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By: Daniel SIMON

Added: Oct 10, 2017

Views: 1,195
Comments: 1

Favorited: 4
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Photo ID: 633705

The Mark Twain Zephyr was led by power car "Injun Joe", and sits at Gateway Rail.

Railroad: Chicago Burlington & Quincy Railroad
Locomotive: EMC Budd Zephyr
Location: Madison, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: CBQ 9903
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June, 2014


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By: Matt Donnelly

Added: Oct 09, 2017

Views: 4,199
Comments: 3

Favorited: 19
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Photo ID: 626528

HST power car 43166 leads a westbound cross country service out of Newton Abbot in 1982. Still plenty of semaphore signals at this time, they lasted until 1987. 43166 is still working this same ro... (more)

Railroad: British Rail
Locomotive: HST
Location: Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
Locomotive #: 43166
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September 25, 1982


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By: phil cotterill

Added: Aug 12, 2017

Views: 1,150
Comments: 1

Favorited: 12

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