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By:Thomas C. Ayers
Dates:11/1/1967 - 11/1/1967
Album Info:Here are the front cover and a three-page cover article entitled "Computers, Dynamics, and Air Brakes Among Safety Features on Speed Runs." It was published originally in the November 1967 issue of "Mutual" magazine, pages 3-5. No author is specified. "Mr. [Allen J.] Greenough said the high-speed train engineman will use a single control handle to dial the speed at which the train is to run and computer-controlled electronic devices will call for power or braking to maintain that speed. Each [Budd-built] car will be self-propelled electrically, and linked together with a continuous loop control circuit from the first car." (Page 3)
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Metroliner Test Runs, Front Cover, 1967
Title:  Metroliner Test Runs, Front Cover, 1967
Description:  Here is the front cover of a three-page cover article entitled "Computers, Dynamics, and Air Brakes Among Safety Features on Speed Runs." It was published originally in the November 1967 issue of "Mutual" magazine, pages 3-5. Partial Photo Caption: "Some of the preparations for the high speed runs between New York and Washington are apparent in this photo of the conventional GG-1 pulling train No. 403 past Elk Neck Crossing near Elkton, Md.... The photo was snapped last month by Photographer-Claim Agent L.R. Brittinham of Philadelphia."
Photo Date:  11/1/1967  Upload Date: 8/12/2017 4:32:05 AM
Location:  Elkton, MD
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Signal,Passenger
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Views:  54   Comments: 0
Metroliner Test Runs, Page 3, 1967
Title:  Metroliner Test Runs, Page 3, 1967
Description:  Here is page one of a three-page cover article entitled "Computers, Dynamics, and Air Brakes Among Safety Features on Speed Runs." It was published originally in the November 1967 issue of "Mutual" magazine, page 3.
Photo Date:  11/1/1967  Upload Date: 8/12/2017 4:35:08 AM
Location:  Trenton, NJ
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Passenger
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Metroliner Test Runs, Page 4, 1967
Title:  Metroliner Test Runs, Page 4, 1967
Description:  Here is page two of a three-page cover article entitled "Computers, Dynamics, and Air Brakes Among Safety Features on Speed Runs." It was published originally in the November 1967 issue of "Mutual" magazine, page 4.
Photo Date:  11/1/1967  Upload Date: 8/12/2017 4:37:50 AM
Location:  Trenton, NJ
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Passenger
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Metroliner Test Runs, Page 5, 1967
Title:  Metroliner Test Runs, Page 5, 1967
Description:  Here is page three of a three-page cover article entitled "Computers, Dynamics, and Air Brakes Among Safety Features on Speed Runs." It was published originally in the November 1967 issue of "Mutual" magazine, page 5.
Photo Date:  11/1/1967  Upload Date: 8/12/2017 4:40:14 AM
Location:  Trenton, NJ
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Passenger
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Views:  52   Comments: 0


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