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M-497 Black Beetle

The M-497 (nicknamed Black Beetle) was an experimental jet-powered locomotive test bed of the New York Central Railroad (NYC) corporation, developed and tested in 1966 in the United States of America. [1]

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Aircraft engine

An aircraft engine is the component of the propulsion system for an aircraft that generates mechanical power.

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Aluminium

Aluminium (or aluminum; see) is a chemical element in the boron group with symbol Al and atomic number 13.

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Budd Rail Diesel Car

The Budd Rail Diesel Car, RDC or Buddliner is a self-propelled diesel multiple unit railcar.

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Butler, Indiana

Butler is a city in DeKalb County, Indiana, United States.

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Convair B-36 Peacemaker

The Convair B-36 "Peacemaker" was a strategic bomber built by Convair and operated solely by the United States Air Force (USAF) from 1949 to 1959.

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Cowling

A cowling is the covering of a vehicle's engine, most often found on automobiles and aircraft.

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General Electric J47

The General Electric J47 turbojet (GE company designation TG-190) was developed by General Electric in conjunction with Metropolitan Vickers of the UK who had already developed a 9 stage axial flow compressor engine and licensed the design to Allison in 1944 for the earlier J35 engine, and first flew in May 1948.

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Jet engine

A jet engine is a reaction engine discharging a fast moving jet that generates thrust by jet propulsion in accordance with Newton's laws of motion.

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Metroliner (train)

The Metroliners were extra-fare express trains between Washington, D.C., and New York City from 1969 to 2006.

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New York Central Railroad

The New York Central Railroad, known simply as the New York Central in its publicity, was a railroad operating in the Northeastern United States.

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Pennsylvania Railroad

The Pennsylvania Railroad was an American Class I railroad, founded in 1846.

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Snow blower

A snow blower or snow thrower is a machine for removing snow from an area where it is not wanted, such as a driveway, sidewalk, roadway, railroad track, ice rink, runway, or houses.

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Stryker, Ohio

Stryker is a village in Williams County, Ohio, United States.

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Turbojet train

A turbojet train is a train powered by turbojet engines.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly referred to as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major territories and various possessions.

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United States Department of Transportation

The United States Department of Transportation (USDOT or DOT) is a federal Cabinet department of the U.S. government concerned with transportation.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M-497_Black_Beetle

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