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The decision to build a locomotive of the future was made by Polish authorities to celebrate 20 years of independent Polish State Railways (PKP), created right after the Armistice from parts of Austro-Hungarian, Prussian, Saxonian and Russian railways, - and also to prove the domestic industry’s capability to supply world-class quality products.
http://www.dieselpunks.org/profiles/blog/list?tag=rail&page=3

The decision to build a locomotive of the future was made by Polish authorities to celebrate 20 years of independent Polish State Railways (PKP), created right after the Armistice from parts of Austro-Hungarian, Prussian, Saxonian and Russian railways, - and also to prove the domestic industry’s capability to supply world-class quality products.

http://www.dieselpunks.org/profiles/blog/list?tag=rail&page=3

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Hungarian locomotive builders started their experiments with aerodynamic designs before WWI, creating several engines with pointed front part, slightly resembling French “Windcutters”.
http://www.dieselpunks.org/profiles/blog/list?tag=rail&page=3

Hungarian locomotive builders started their experiments with aerodynamic designs before WWI, creating several engines with pointed front part, slightly resembling French “Windcutters”.

http://www.dieselpunks.org/profiles/blog/list?tag=rail&page=3

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The ATR 100 class of three-car diesel-motor units built by FIAT in Turin, should be seen as flagships of new streamline fleet - scores of modern, fast lightweight trains. Nine ATRs were ordered by F.S., Italian state-owned railways. The first unit, ATR 101 was ready in 1936.
http://www.dieselpunks.org/profiles/blog/list?tag=rail&page=3

The ATR 100 class of three-car diesel-motor units built by FIAT in Turin, should be seen as flagships of new streamline fleet - scores of modern, fast lightweight trains. Nine ATRs were ordered by F.S., Italian state-owned railways. The first unit, ATR 101 was ready in 1936.

http://www.dieselpunks.org/profiles/blog/list?tag=rail&page=3

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Chesapeake & Ohio EMD E7A 96, built in 1948, brings a passenger train into Petoskey, Michigan on August 24, 1959.
http://www.railarchive.net/vintagediesel/co96.htm

Chesapeake & Ohio EMD E7A 96, built in 1948, brings a passenger train into Petoskey, Michigan on August 24, 1959.

http://www.railarchive.net/vintagediesel/co96.htm

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New York Central Empire State Express.
http://trainjourneysoftheworld.com/?p=723

New York Central Empire State Express.

http://trainjourneysoftheworld.com/?p=723

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City of Denver. June, 1936. Denver Post File Photo
http://blogs.denverpost.com/library/2013/06/12/union-pacifics-city-of-denver-streamliner-train/8643/
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MP 1113 - a 2-8-2, at Palestine, Texas in the 1930’s - Jay Glenewinkel Collection.
http://www.trainweb.org/screamingeagle/loco_steam.html

MP 1113 - a 2-8-2, at Palestine, Texas in the 1930’s - Jay Glenewinkel Collection.

http://www.trainweb.org/screamingeagle/loco_steam.html

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The Santa Fe’s eastbound San Francisco Chief eases into the classic mission-style station at Stockton, California led by F7A #37C during February of 1968. On the next track over is the tail end of the Last Run Of An Alco PA excursion hosted by the railroad before it sold the remaining units.
http://www.american-rails.com/streamliners.html

The Santa Fe’s eastbound San Francisco Chief eases into the classic mission-style station at Stockton, California led by F7A #37C during February of 1968. On the next track over is the tail end of the Last Run Of An Alco PA excursion hosted by the railroad before it sold the remaining units.

http://www.american-rails.com/streamliners.html

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Great Northern R-1 class 2-8-8-2 No. 2037, built at Hillyard (Spokane) between 12-19-1927 and 2-6-1928, with boilers provided by Puget Sound Machinery Depot.
http://sdp45.blogspot.com/2013/10/gn-2037-at-wenatchee.html

Great Northern R-1 class 2-8-8-2 No. 2037, built at Hillyard (Spokane) between 12-19-1927 and 2-6-1928, with boilers provided by Puget Sound Machinery Depot.

http://sdp45.blogspot.com/2013/10/gn-2037-at-wenatchee.html

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Lifeboats from New England and the Great Lakes arrive by train in Natchez, Miss., 1927.
http://www.npr.org/2011/05/10/136174860/along-the-mississippi-an-old-sense-of-dread-rises

Lifeboats from New England and the Great Lakes arrive by train in Natchez, Miss., 1927.

http://www.npr.org/2011/05/10/136174860/along-the-mississippi-an-old-sense-of-dread-rises

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1927 B&O Fair of the Iron Horse, Baltimore, MD. This fair marked the 100th year of the B&O Railroad.
http://www.steamlocomotive.com/fairs/

1927 B&O Fair of the Iron Horse, Baltimore, MD. This fair marked the 100th year of the B&O Railroad.

http://www.steamlocomotive.com/fairs/

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Santa Fe freight train at Tehachapi Loop, early 1950’s.
http://transpressnz.blogspot.com/2013/06/santa-fe-freight-train-at-tehachapi.html

Santa Fe freight train at Tehachapi Loop, early 1950’s.

http://transpressnz.blogspot.com/2013/06/santa-fe-freight-train-at-tehachapi.html

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Denver & Rio Grande locomotive 3608, about 1940
http://www.ghostdepot.com/rg/contents.htm

Denver & Rio Grande locomotive 3608, about 1940

http://www.ghostdepot.com/rg/contents.htm

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Tracks and steam at Boston North Station, 1930s-1940s.
http://transpressnz.blogspot.com/2014/02/tracks-and-steam-at-boston-north.html

Tracks and steam at Boston North Station, 1930s-1940s.

http://transpressnz.blogspot.com/2014/02/tracks-and-steam-at-boston-north.html

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Burlington Pioneer Zephyr passenger train approaching station and waiting passengers at East Dubuque, Illinois, in 1940.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/High-speed_rail_in_the_United_States

Burlington Pioneer Zephyr passenger train approaching station and waiting passengers at East Dubuque, Illinois, in 1940.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/High-speed_rail_in_the_United_States