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GREAT AMERICAN RAILROAD STORIES – NEW BOOK

A new book offers a look back at 75 years of railroad stories from America. Great American Railroad Stories (2014) contains articles originally published in… 280 more words

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NEW CHICAGO RAILROAD BOOK ARRIVING SOON

A new illustrated book that chronicles the history of Chicago as a railroad hub is coming down the track. Chicago: America’s Railroad Capital (The Illustrated History: 1836 to Today) 185 more words

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RAILROAD POSTERS – VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE!

Following the attendance of this writer at a high-speed rail event in Chicago this week, and with just three weeks until the premiere of Season Four of AMC’s… 199 more words

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AMTRAK EXHIBIT TRAIN VISITS CHEYENNE, WYOMING

Since 2011, the Amtrak Exhibit Train has travelled the United States to showcase the 40 plus year history of Amtrak, its current railway operations, and its future goals for high-speed passenger travel. 250 more words

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HELL ON WHEELS SEASON THREE DVD – EARLY NEWS

While there has yet to be an official announcement from AMC or Entertainment One, the respective network and studio, early information about the Season Three DVD for… 193 more words

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THUNDER TRAIN – RETURN OF THE BIG BOY STEAM ENGINE

The largest steam locomotive to ever travel the American West is being brought back to life. Nicknamed “Big Boy”, 25 of the famous steam engines were built by the American Locomotive Company (New York) between 1941 and 1944. 320 more words

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