This is the only surviving streamlined Hudson and a beautiful example of a yellow steam locomotive. It is CO number 490 and on display at the Baltimore Ohio Railroad Museum in Baltimore, MD.
Timeline Tuesday 5/08/2012
One of the Pennsylvania Railroad's experimental T1 steam locomotives passed through Union Terminal at least twice. Tested from 1946 to 1952, the 50 locomotives built proved difficult to operate effectively, despite their ability to run at speeds of 100 mph or more. Photo credit: Cincinnati Museum Center Photograph Collections
Early American Streamlined Locomotives, Part 2
The streamlined trains featured in Part 1 of this series were diesel powered. At the time -- the mid-1930s -- most American locomotives were steam-powered, so the easiest, cheapest means of hopping on the streamlining bandwagon was to give existing locomotives streamlined cladding. And that's what some major railroads did while waiting to convert to diesel power, a process that moved into high gear in the 1940s. Two of America's richest and most famous railroads were the New York Central and…
Deco Train Engine
About This Piece This gicle print delivers a vivid image with maximum color accuracy and exceptional resolution The standard for museums and galleries around the world gicle is a printing process where millions of ink droplets are sprayed onto highquality paper With the great degree of detail and smooth transitions of color gradients gicle prints appear much more realistic than other reproduction prints The highquality paper is acid free with a smooth surface Transportation Art Partake in a…
Streamlined Hudson on NYC’s Twilight Limited | Classic Trains Magazine
Classic Trains magazine celebrates the 'golden years of railroading' including the North American railroad scene from the late 1920s to the late 1970s. Giant steam locomotives, colorful streamliners, great passenger trains, passenger terminals, timeworn railroad cabooses, recollections of railroaders and train-watchers.