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Amtrak in the heartland

Author: Craig Sanders
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 2006.
Series: Railroads past and present.
Edition/Format:   Print book : 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: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Craig Sanders
ISBN: 025334705X 9780253347053
OCLC Number: 61499942
Description: x, 324 pages : illustrations, maps ; 29 cm.
Contents: 1. all-time transportation comeback --
2. In the shadows of titans --
3. tale of two trains --
4. When tradition and politics intervened --
5. hard luck Floridian --
6. No mo' disappearing railroad blues --
7. eagle has survived --
8. epitome of western travel --
9. everywhere west train --
10. Scenery and social responsibility --
11. almost forgotten corridor --
12. Michigan's bootstrap campaign --
13. 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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"Indiana University Press has made a name for itself producing a series of well-researched, scholarly tomes on various facets of railroad history... their latest release, Amtrak In the Heartland, is Read more...

 
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