Amtrak Across America: An Illustrated History

byJohn Fostik

Paperback | December 19, 2017

Amtrak Across America: An Illustrated History by John Fostik
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Amtrak is an essential part of America's transportation system for over 28 million passengers.Amtrak Across Americaprofiles every line from the past and present. Whether it was a legacy Streamliner of the pre-Amtrak era -- Champions, Chiefs, Eagles, Rockets, Zephyrs - or today's modern Acela Express, or even one of the anticipated, high speed, “corridor trains, they're all here.

With evocative photos, postcards, memorabilia and other collateral, this book is a journey through the past 40 years of Amtrak across America, and all the preceding rail lines that transformed the nation. This expanded edition has new information on all Amtrak's routes making this useful for anyone thinking of riding the rails.
John Fostik attributes his life-long interest in all things maritime to his father, who worked in the Kearny Federal Shipyard during WWII. Growing up in northern New Jersey, John was fortunate to have been able to see and visit many of the famous luxury liners and cruise ships that called at the great port of New York. With keen experi...
Title:Amtrak Across America: An Illustrated HistoryFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:144 pages, 11 X 8.5 X 0.5 inShipping dimensions:144 pages, 11 X 8.5 X 0.5 inPublished:December 19, 2017Publisher:Enthusiast BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1583883509

ISBN - 13:9781583883501

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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