New York Central's M-497 Jet Powered Train

We have no idea how this didn't pop up when researching France's Aérotrain but during the 1960's, New York Central was up to its own gee-whiz tricks in the form of the M-497 experimental. Searching for ways to attract passengers in the post-freeway era of dwindling train ridership, Central was investing in several… » 2/21/08 5:15pm 2/21/08 5:15pm