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HELL ON WHEELS SEASON 5 PREVIEW VIDEO

With the July 18th launch of Season 5 of Hell on Wheels now just nine days away, AMC is ramping up its promotion for the well-received Western series, which dramatizes the building of the US transcontinental railroad in the post-Civil War period. 190 more words

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HELL ON WHEELS SEASON 5 PREMIERE DATE

AMC has now announced the premiere date for Season 5 of its acclaimed Western series, Hell on Wheels. Debuting in 2011, the show dramatizes the creation of North America’s first transcontinental railroad in the post-US Civil War years. 234 more words

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IRON HORSES: PAPERBACK EXPLORES HISTORY OF RAILROADS INTO THE WEST

A new paperback book, published in late 2014, takes a look at the history of railroad expansion into the American West. Iron Horses: America’s Race to Bring the Railroads West… 212 more words

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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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