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...  in 1936 he designed the Mercury Steam Locomotive for New York Central Railroads Hudson Valley line. Description from takedaisyaway.blogspot.fr. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Train on a railroad track, Mercury Streamlined Steam Locomotive, New York Central Railroad Stock Photo

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One of New York Central’s two class Pacifics (Nos. 4915 and that the road streamlined in 1936 for the Chicago–Detroit Mercury appears to have the train well in hand. Famed industrial designer Henry Dreyfuss created the “upside-down bathtub” styling.

1935 Commodore Vanderbilt locomotive

1934 Commodore Vanderbilt first streamlined steam engine. Later put into use for the twentieth century limited.

Mercury was the name used by the New York Central Railroad for a family of daytime streamliner passenger trains operating between midwestern cities. The Mercury train sets were designed by the noted industrial designer Henry Dreyfuss, and are considered a prime example of Art Deco design. The success of the Mercury led to Dreyfuss getting the commission for the 1938 redesign of the NYC’s flagship, the 20th Century Limited, perhaps the most famous train in America.

Mercury was the name used by the New York Central Railroad for a family of daytime streamliner passenger trains operating betweenmidwestern cities. The Mer

The 7002 Mountain locomotive was built to pull heavy passenger trains over the Rocky Mountains, with massive wheels driven by horsepower.

New York Central 4-6-4 Hudson streamlined steam locomotive # 5453, is seen in the railroad yard at Harmon, New York, 1938

New York Central Hudson streamlined steam locomotive # is seen in the railroad yard at Harmon, New York, 1938

Power for the Century - Just out of Alco’s Schenectady, N.Y., plant, New York Central 5445 was the first of 10 J-3a Hudsons that wore streamlined cowling for service on the 1938 edition of the 20th Century Limited. - from Classic Trains

Power for the Century - Just out of Alco’s Schenectady, N., plant, New York Central 5445 was the first of 10 Hudsons that wore streamlined cowling for service on the 1938 edition of the Century Limited. - from Classic Trains

Mercury trains, used by the New York Central Railroad, designed by Henry Dreyfuss, operated between 1936 and 1959.

Mercury trains, used by the New York Central Railroad, designed by Henry Dreyfuss, operated between 1936 and

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