Category Archives: Amtrak

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Chicago to Cleveland or Pittsburgh: 5 railroad routes until the 1950s

As I left Chicago recently on Amtrak’s Capitol Limited, riding over former New York Central rails toward Cleveland on almost the same schedule as New York Central’s Lake Shore Limited, I ate dinner in the diner and then lay in … Continue reading

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Amtrak Diners: Making Streamliner Memories Today

Pardon me while I fast-forward to the present day, where, for better or worse, the trains aren’t so different than they were in the streamliner era. We don’t have high-speed trains as they do in so much of the world, … Continue reading

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Amtrak Thanksgiving 2014 timetable, front and back covers

I depart from “streamliner memories” because I thought those of you not on the corridor might not see this holiday timetable with its pleasing photographs.

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