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Superman Locomotive - Train seen at the beginning of the sci-fi series ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN/SYN/1953-57

Train - B&W Opening Credits - ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN
Diesel Engine train used in the black & white episodes

As the announcer introduced the program, he proclaimed "more powerful than a locomotive" to describe Superman, an alien being from the planet Krypton.

Diesel Engine - Color Opening Credits - ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN
Southern Pacific Diesel Train used in the color episodes

On the TV show, Superman saved Lois Lane from a train in the last episode, and when the character resurfaced in the 1978 film Superman, a young Clark Kent (Jeff East) outraces a passing train whose passengers coincidentally, included  Kirk Alyn (a former Superman form the 1940s movie serials) and Noel Neill (who played Lois Lane in the 1950s TV series).

Christopher Reeve as Superman Replacing Damaged Rail for Oncoming Train
Christopher Reeve as Superman Saving an Oncoming Train


Superman saves train from disaster - Front Cover - Action Comics No. 13, June 1939

Superman Saves Child from oncoming Train - Front Cover - Action Comics No. 41, October 1941

Action Comics No. 13 June 1939

Action Comics No. 41 October 1941

 Action Comics with Trains on the front covers


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