Category: connecticut

19940417 23 Amtrak Patriot, New London, CT by…

19940417 23 Amtrak Patriot, New London, CT

19940417 23 Amtrak Patriot, New London, CT by David Wilson

19940417 22 Amtrak Patriot, New London, CT by…

19940417 22 Amtrak Patriot, New London, CT

19940417 22 Amtrak Patriot, New London, CT by David Wilson

Amtrak’s Bay State was the “Inla…

Amtrak’s Bay State was the “Inland Route” train that ran from Boston to New York and Washington via Worcester and Springfield, MA, since discontinued. On a late fall morning the southbound Bay State took on riders at Berlin, CT.  

November, 1984

AMTK RDCA 27 by Robert Thomson Via Flickr: …

AMTK RDCA 27

AMTK RDCA 27 by Robert Thomson

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Scanned Photo Postcard
Scan is presented for historical/archival purposes
No copyright is claimed or intended

From the back of the card:

“Bay State

Amtrak train No. 144, the "Bay State”, stops at Meriden, CT enroute to Boston, MA. The train, subsidized in part by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, uses Budd RDC cars, Nos. 27 and 28, former New Haven “Roger Williams” equipment. January 1975.

Photo by Robert A. LaMay"

The post card was published by Audio-Visual Designs of Earlton, NY. No date is given for the postcard.

AMTK RDCA 27 (ex-NH 140)

AMTRAK0002 United Aircraft Turbo brings AMTR…

AMTRAK0002 United Aircraft Turbo brings AMTRAK’s “Yankee Clipper” through Stonington, CT on the old New Haven “Shore Line”, November 8, 1974. (Ronald N. Johnson)

AMTRAK0002 United Aircraft Turbo brings AMTRAK’s “Yankee Clipper” through Stonington, CT on the old New Haven “Shore Line”, November 8, 1974. (Ronald N. Johnson)

AMTRAKUA Turbo

United Aircraft Turbo brings AMTRAK’s “Yankee Clipper” through Stonington, CT on the old New Haven “Shore Line”, November 8, 1974. (Ronald N. Johnson)

Nov 8, 1974

©AVD, RP645

Amtrak’s “Merchants Limited&rdqu…

Amtrak’s “Merchants Limited” approaching its New Haven station stop

August 13, 1972

Amtrak Train 151, The Yankee Clipper, in New …

Amtrak Train 151, The Yankee Clipper, in New Haven, CT on January 13, 1972.

Amtrak Train 151, The Yankee Clipper, in New Haven, CT on January 13, 1972. by Marty Bernard

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This was an United Aircraft Corporation TurboTrain on a run between New York City and Boston.

At dusk, one of the original United Aircraft…

At dusk, one of the original United Aircraft TurboTrains running as Penn Central train 3002 between New York and Boston glides across the Mystic River swing bridge on the Connecticut coast. These pioneers of North American high speed rail were fun to ride but proved to be mechanically unreliable.

July 18, 1970

PC 5016 and PC 5003 lead the eastbound New Y…

PC 5016 and PC 5003 lead the eastbound New York to Boston “Bay State” passenger train by the commuter station at Old Greenwich.

11/3/1969

A TurboTrain Dome Ride, 4 Photos by Marty Ber…

A TurboTrain Dome Ride, 4 Photos

A TurboTrain Dome Ride, 4 Photos by Marty Bernard

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On the 4th of July 1969 Roger E. Puta rode a Penn Central TurboTrain (United Aircraft Corporation was the builder) from Grand Central Station to possibly New Haven. Of course he rode in the front of the front dome and here are his photos.

In Stamford, CT