More E550 Photos


Our E550.025 (on the far right) at Torino Smistamento in 1959
(Photo by M. Fornara printed in Tutto Treno Tema 11)

[IMAGE]
Here's E550.053 at Torino Smistamento in the mid-Fifties
(FS photo from the InterRail News site)

[IMAGE]
E550 drawing on display at the Museo di Scienza in Milano.053 at Torino Smistamento in the mid-Fifties
[IMAGE]

Me in front of E550.030 at the Museo di Scienza.
[IMAGE]

The E550.030 builder's plate.
[IMAGE]

These photos provided by Bill Comfort, ETE-St. Louis Chapter Prez.

[IMAGE]

One end of the E550.025 - the holes provide cooling to the sodium-bath rheostat which controlled the amount of power provided to the electric motors

[IMAGE]

Inside, two of the gauges

[IMAGE]

No, it's not Dr. Frankenstein's Laboratory! Just imagine what OSHA would have to say about this technology!

[IMAGE]

The E550 put its power to the rails via this 5-coupled, jack-shaft drive arrangement - the center driver is blind

See the E550 when it arrived at St. Louis in 1968

Back to the Main Page