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Amtrak: An American Story

Amtrak: An American Story
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  • Seller:accurate_literature
  • Sales Rank:649,841
  • Languages:English (Published), English (Original Language), English (Unknown)
  • Media:Paperback
  • Number Of Items:1
  • Age:8 - 120 years
  • Pages:144
  • Shipping Weight (lbs):3
  • Dimensions (in):0.5 x 8.5 x 11
  • Publication Date:June 7, 2011
  • MPN:64445
  • ISBN:0871164442
  • UPC:064465164448
  • EAN:9780871164445
  • ASIN:0871164442
Availability:Usually ships in 1-2 business days

Features:
  • Kalmbach 64445 Amtrak: Forty Years And A Day, 64445
  • Features: • Paperback • Book chronicles the history of Amtrak • Drawing on four decades of archival photographs • Highlights the employees trains and technology that made rail travel possible since 1971 • Accompanying the photos are a historical summary timeline and personal narratives for each decade • 150 black and white photos • 265 color photos
  • Includes: • One "Amtrak: An American Story" Book
  • Specs: • Size: 8-1:4" x 11" (209.55mm x 279.4mm) • Pages: 144 • Copyright: 2011
  • Part number(s) included (in factory packaging): 64445


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Synopsis
Amtrak is the uniquely American public/private corporation that has been providing American rail passenger service since 1971. This book is created from four decades of archival photographs highlighting the employees, trains, and technology that made it possible. Amtrak: An American Story includes decade by decade chapters, an introduction for each chapter, a timeline of when events occurred, personal vignettes from employees of Amtrak, and a final chapter on a day in the life of Amtrak. This book is truly a 40 year story told by Amtrak.

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