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United Aircraft TurboTrain was an early high-speed, gas turbine train manufactured by United Aircraft that operated in Canada between 1968 and 1984 and in the United States between 1968 and 1976.

United Aircraft TurboTrain was an early high-speed, gas turbine train manufactured by United Aircraft that operated in Canada between 1968 and 1984 and in the United States between 1968 and

Railplane passenger car portrait taken for the Pullman Company

Pullman Railplane designed by William G. It was so far ahead of its time that it failed, except as a rail concept. In 1919 it pioneered the "light rail vehicle"

Number 4468 Mallard is a LNER Class A4 4-6-2 Pacific steam locomotive  built in the 1930s and designed by Gresley. A wind-tunnel tested,  aerodynamic body allowed it to reach speeds of over 100mph.

London and North Eastern Railway Class - Number 4468 Mallard is a LNER Class Pacific steam locomotive built in the and designed by Gresley. A wind-tunnel tested, aerodynamic body allowed it to reach speeds of over

While trucks may bring it, railroads usually haul it. And they can haul all sorts of things like a brand new Boeing 737 fuselage as seen here. Only requiring the use of two specialty flush deck 89'4'' flatcars, this Boeing beauty rides safely aboard the BNSF as it goes from Kansas to the state of Washington.   - RailPictures.Net Photo: MTTX 981218 Trailer Train Corporation Flat Car at Fountain, Colorado by Frank Orona

Net Photo: MTTX 981218 Trailer Train Corporation Flat Car at Fountain, Colorado by Frank Orona

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The United Aircraft Turbo Train. High speed train powered by Pratt Whitney gas turbines. Between 1968 and the Turbo Train was used in the US by Amtrak and in Canada by the Canadian National Railway and then VIA Rail. In a Turbo Train achieved a

New Haven's Comet by markkarvon.deviantart.com on @deviantART

The Comet was a streamlined interurban train set manufactured by the Goodyear-Zeppelin Company in 1935 for the New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad. New Haven's Comet

It's hard to believe it, but at one point North America seemed ready to embrace high-speed rail. Between 1968 and 1976, the United Aircraft Corporation's gas turbine-powered tilting TurboTrains ran between Boston and New York at average speeds of 100 mph -- first on the New Haven Railroad, and later for Amtrak. On Dec. 20, 1967, a TurboTrain set a North American land speed record at 170.8 mph in northern New Jersey. That record still stands.

From Simple Steam to Burly Turbines: 150 Years of Great American Trains

It's hard to believe it, but at one point North America seemed ready to embrace high-speed rail. Between 1968 and 1976, the United Aircraft Corporation's gas turbine-powered tilting TurboTrains ran between Boston and New York at average speeds of 100 mph -- first on the New Haven Railroad, and later for Amtrak. On Dec. 20, 1967, a TurboTrain set a North American land speed record at 170.8 mph in northern New Jersey. That record still stands.

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El Turbotrain de United Aircraft Corporation

Stumbled onto this interesting find while putting together the CN logo post. The CN Turbotrain was a high-speed train build in the late 1960's. Really interesting lines and I loving the paint on th...

CN Turbotrain

Stumbled onto this interesting find while putting together the CN logo post. The CN Turbotrain was a high-speed train build in the late Really interesting lines and I loving the paint on th.

VIA CN TURBO

Manufacturers of high quality model railroad trains and accessories for the hobby market.

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Norfolk and Western Railroad, “East End Shops”, J-Class, Steam Locomotive ( Built 1941

RailPictures.Net Photo: Amtrak 51 Amtrak United Aircraft Turbo at Pawtucket, Rhode Island by The General

Despite lack of wires and full government support, Boston had mph service to New York in the This turbo Train led by power unit is crossing the Curve Bridge north of City Station in Pawtucket Rhode Island. Photo and Copyright by "the general".

United Aircraft Turbotrain VIA Rail Torpedo. Ran between Montreal and Toronto in the 1970s.

United Aircraft Turbotrain VIA Rail Torpedo. Ran between Montreal and Toronto in the

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