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Amtrak in the heartland

Author: Craig Sanders
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 2006.
Series: Railroads past and present.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : English
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Provides a comprehensive illustrated history of Amtrak operations in America's heartland. This volume describes conditions that led to the passage of the Rail Passenger Service Act of 1970, the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Craig Sanders
ISBN: 025334705X 9780253347053
OCLC Number: 61499942
Description: x, 324 p. : ill., maps ; 29 cm.
Contents: 1. The All-Time Transportation Comeback; 2. In the Shadows of Titans; 3. A Tale of Two Trains; 4. When Tradition and Politics Intervened; 5. The Hard Luck Floridian; 6. No Mo' Disappearing Railroad Blues; 7. The Eagle Has Survived; 8. The Epitome of Western Travel; 9. The Everywhere West Train; 10. Scenery and Social Responsibility; 11. The Almost Forgotten Corridor; 12. Michigan's Bootstrap Campaign; 13. An Uneasy Home in Indiana; 14. Agony and Ecstasy in the "Can't Lose" Corridors; 15. Prairie State Populists; 16. Front Doors and Back Shops
Series Title: Railroads past and present.
Responsibility: Craig Sanders.
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