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Photo Album By: Mitch Goldman
 
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Photo ID: 605873

A Roger Puta Photograph

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: Metroliner
Location: Bowie, Maryland, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 856
Train ID: Metroliner
Photo Date: December, 1980


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By: Marty Bernard

Added: Feb 06, 2017

Views: 1,027
Comments: 3

Favorited: 16

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Photo ID: 601776

An interesting collection of equipment occupies the VIA passenger yard at Toronto in September 1981. In addition to the Turbo Train in banana yellow, we have an Ontario Northland Northlander train... (more)

Railroad: VIA Rail
Locomotive: United Aircraft Turbo Train
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Locomotive #: VIA 146
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September, 1981


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By: Bill Edgar

Added: Jan 05, 2017

Views: 4,184
Comments: 3

Favorited: 36

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Photo ID: 593185

Railroad: Japan Railways (JR)
Locomotive: 0 Series
Location: Nagoya, Japan
Locomotive #: K17
Train ID: Unknow
Photo Date: April 03, 2016


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By: Noppanut T.

Added: Oct 19, 2016

Views: 4,781
Comments: 1

Favorited: 40

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Photo ID: 586596

Even After 45 Years, I Still Have a Lot of Great Memories of This Day

Almost immediately after it took over passenger train operations from the private railroads In 1971, Amtrak sent... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: UA TurboTrain
Location: San Luis Obispo, California, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 50
Train ID: Westbound Special
Photo Date: August 25, 1971


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By: Craig Walker

Added: Aug 22, 2016

Views: 8,670
Comments: 4

Favorited: 45

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Photo ID: 586110

The Wienermobile Visits Fullerton

On a gloomy day in August, a United Aircraft TurboTrain accellerated out of Fullerton, California, as it headed to San Diego. Built by United Aircr... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: UA TurboTrain
Location: Fullerton, California, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 50
Train ID: Eastbound
Photo Date: August 24, 1971


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By: Craig Walker

Added: Aug 16, 2016

Views: 3,839
Comments: 3

Favorited: 32

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Photo ID: 574330

Bill Clynes photo. Bill road with son Tom from Boston to Providence.

Railroad: Penn Central
Locomotive: United Aircraft Turbo Train
Location: Providence, Rhode Island, USA
Locomotive #: UA 50
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 14, 1970


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By: Robert Jordan

Added: Apr 25, 2016

Views: 4,251
Comments: 4

Favorited: 29

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Photo ID: 569856

A Roger Puta Photograph

Railroad: Penn Central
Locomotive: Metroliner
Location: Harrison, New Jersey, USA
Locomotive #: PC 869
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 04, 1969


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By: Marty Bernard

Added: Mar 17, 2016

Views: 2,020
Comments: 1

Favorited: 18

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Photo ID: 569733

A Roger Puta Photograph

Railroad: Penn Central
Locomotive: Metroliner
Location: Princeton Junction, New Jersey, USA
Locomotive #: PC 864
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August, 1971


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By: Marty Bernard

Added: Mar 16, 2016

Views: 1,748
Comments: 0

Favorited: 14

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Photo ID: 561824

A Budd-Westinghouse MU car leads a southbound train past the classic Deepwater Green Penn Central station sign at 100 mph.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: Metroliner
Location: Aberdeen, Maryland, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 821
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April, 1978


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By: Bob Kise

Added: Jan 12, 2016

Views: 1,791
Comments: 2

Favorited: 10

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Photo ID: 558217

Metroliners usually ran with 4 car sets, but holiday traffic has some trains running with 6 car sets, as seen here, minutes before arriving at Penn Station in New York City.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: Metroliner
Location: Secaucus, New Jersey, USA
Locomotive #:
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: December 23, 1976


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By: Paul F. De Luca

Added: Dec 13, 2015

Views: 1,816
Comments: 3

Favorited: 14

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Photo ID: 554113

An observant couple, wearing the bell-bottom style pants of the day, is waiting on the next southbound train as a northbound Metroliner kicks up a dust storm. Car 887 was built by Budd with GE eq... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: Metroliner
Location: Aberdeen, Maryland, USA
Locomotive #: PC 887
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June 13, 1976


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By: Bob Kise

Added: Nov 11, 2015

Views: 2,537
Comments: 0

Favorited: 10

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Photo ID: 552467

The German ICE Train is visiting the USA, passing the classic old PRR position-light and dwarf signals at CP ROY.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: ICE Train
Location: Middletown, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August, 1993


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By: Bob Kise

Added: Oct 31, 2015

Views: 2,510
Comments: 0

Favorited: 14

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Photo ID: 552315

A northbound (railroad westbound) Rohr Turboliner approaching the Crugers Station. Date is approximate.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: Rohr Turboliner
Location: Crugers, New York, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK155
Train ID:
Photo Date: November 24, 1984


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By: Paul F. De Luca

Added: Oct 30, 2015

Views: 1,824
Comments: 2

Favorited: 17

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Photo ID: 550972

A northbound Metroliner rips by the junction with the Delmarva Secondary. Lead car no. 885 was eventually rebuilt into coach no. 44556.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: Metroliner
Location: Newark, Delaware, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 885
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 03, 1977


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By: Bob Kise

Added: Oct 20, 2015

Views: 2,034
Comments: 0

Favorited: 16

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Photo ID: 550083

Amtrak's X2000 heads north towards New York, rolling past the Sunoco refinery at Marcus Hook, Pa. Next stop is Philadelphia.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: X2000
Location: Marcus Hook, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK X2000
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April 30, 1993


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By: Steve Barry / www.railroadphotographer.com

Added: Oct 13, 2015

Views: 2,218
Comments: 1

Favorited: 16

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