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Sunset Ltd. Still Suspended to Houston

In a service advisory issued on Thursday, Amtrak said that its Sunset Limited is still not operating between New Orleans and San Antonio.

Nos. 1 and 2 continue to operate between San Antonio and Los Angeles. 82 more words


California Zephyr Schedule to be Modified

Amtrak has announced temporary schedules for the California Zephyr during a period of Union Pacific track work on the train’s route in Colorado. The modified schedules are in effect starting Sept. 157 more words


Texas Eagle Resumes in San Antonio

The Texas Eagle has resumed operating between San Antonio and Fort Worth, Texas.

Passengers had been taken by bus between those two points after rain and flooding from Hurricane Harvey disrupted operations. 51 more words


Cal. Zephyr Expected to Detour in Wyoming

Amtrak’s California Zephyr is expected to detour through Wyoming in September and October due to Union Pacific track work on its regular route in Colorado. 132 more words

Amtrak News

December 3, 1918

Tues 3   on our trip to Grand Junction UP rr   Cool Sunshine & Snow   at noon arrived in Denver Colorado   we rested poor on the sleeper & took breakfast on the diner   2 pancakes poor sausage & 1 cup coffee each & I pd 1,50   all along the way at Kit Carson wild horse  few houses   a treeless desolate waste   few cattle on the range & a few hay rix   I set my watch back an hour   Several soldiers on our train discharged    we arrived in Denver at 2-30 & Ray Green met us   a soldier in medic dpt   we had a good visit & had oysters & I paid the bill at first class 1,95   I bot sleeper ticket to Grand Junction  pd 2,75   took train at 5,30 & started on time   bade Ray good bye   I am most sick & have a prospect of passing a poor nite

1898-1923 Leaving The Farm Behind

The Pacific Railway Act

July 1, 1862 – President Abraham Lincoln signed a bill into law authorizing the construction of a transcontinental railroad.

The issue of “internal improvements” had been debated in Congress ever since the nation’s founding, particularly in regards to transportation. 625 more words

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