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Prince Valiant: Volumes 7 & 8 – the Adventures Continue

In the past, I’ve written an individual blog for each volume of the Prince Valiant series, but I decided to group these two together because I couldn’t get myself too excited about Volume 7; furthermore, the adventure in it continues into Volume 8 because the books are printed by the years the strip was published and not by breaks in the storyline. 850 more words

Arthurian Books

Dick Kreck - Hell On Wheels: Wicked Towns Along the Union Pacific Railroad.

Hell On Wheels: Wicked Towns Along the Union Pacific Railroad – Dick Kreck (2013, Fulcrum Publishing, Colorado)

For train buffs and fans of American history, Dick Kreck has assembled a well-researched chronological account of the building of the Union Pacific Railroad in the 1860s. 117 more words

Book Review

Amtrak Service Suspended South of Springfield

Amtrak service south of Springfield, Ill., has been was suspended this week in favor of buses. The Texas Eagle will be detouring over a Union Pacific route via Watseka, Villa Grove, Tuscola and Pana, Ill. 195 more words

Amtrak News

Stream of Consciousness Writing

I have been participating in a Stream of Consciousness Saturday writing session for a couple of months now on my blog so, you can imagine my delight when I found out that our first assignment in Writing 101 was to free-write for a 20 minute session. 700 more words


Flood Suspends Train Service

MOAPA, Nev. (AP) — The Union Pacific Railroad has suspended service between Las Vegas and Salt Lake City while crews repair tracks that were washed out near Moapa. 101 more words


Officials Ponder Site for Rockford Amtrak Depot

Amtrak’s proposed service to Rockford, Ill., was the subject of a recent town meeting that yielded the news that the Rockford station might be located on Union Pacific tracks across the Rock River and closer to downtown. 513 more words

Other News

Classic Streamliners - 'Route of the Florida Sunbeam' & The City of Los Angeles

Classic Streamliners

‘Route of the Florida Sunbeam’

THE FLORIDA SUNBEAM was operated by the New York Central System, the Southern Railway System, and the Seaboard Airline Railroad. 240 more words