Yes it did look like and sound like an airplane. At the time of this picture security on the Penn-Central was very lax on the right of way. The photographer in front of me is obviously in a danger... (more)
United Aircraft and DOT joined the Penn Central in operating the Turbotrain between Boston and New York.
It was a success with the passengers, but did fit with conventional trains in operations. ... (more)
After the hasty merger of the Pennsy and the NYC The railroad names and heralds were sanded off and sometimes never replaced with any railroad name on the earlier motive power.
Older ACMU set (left) waits out the weekend with newer M-1s
MTA from Brewster approaching station while northbound awaits departure
MTA from Brewster approaching station
MTA from Poughkeepsie passing older stored passenger cars
Very early Conrail meets former CN Turbo