John Quincy Adams (Train)

John Quincy Adams (Train)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The John Quincy Adams was a named train of the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad, between New York, New York and Boston, Massachusetts. The John Quincy Adams was an attempt by the New Haven to modernize rail travel and lure people out of their cars. The train was built by American Car and Foundry to a lightweight Talgo design, and was powered by two Fairbanks-Morse P-12-42 Diesel-electric locomotives, connected by Multiple unit control, through the train. The train consisted of five sections, each made up of three short cars articulated together. The center car of each section had two axles, with the remaining cars having a single axle each, being supported by adjacent cars at the end opposite the axle. The ride was rough, as with most of the other lightweight trains of the period, and the train was not a success.
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  • Paperback | 140 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 213g
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135696726
  • 9786135696721