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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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Texas and Pacific Texas Eagle: the last train on which you could cross the country without changing trains

It wasn’t advertised and I don’t know that anyone did it, but after the late 1950s saw the end of the transcontinental sleepers that were switched from train to train in Chicago, you could still go coast-to-coast without stepping off … Continue reading

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