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.Biografía del autor:
The Staff of Amtrak is based in Washington, D.C.
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Descripción Kalmbach Publishing, 2011. softcover. Estado de conservación: New. Amtrak: An American Story by various authors. This dramatic look at the first 40 years of Amtrak's history is taken from every angle of the camera lens and from many geographic areas of its operation. It presents a vivid picture of each decade along the journey, recounting the times, technology, troubles and triumph. This book also features the stories of the people who are Amtrak. Coming from every region of the country, these stories highlight the spirit of the employees who have kept Amtrak running for 40 years. Contents: Foreword, pp. 6-7; Introduction, pp. 8-13; The 1970s: The Journey Begins, pp. 14-37; The 1980s: Building a Dream, pp. 38-59; The 1990s: Challenging Times, pp. 60-83; The 2000s: America's Railroad, pp. 84-107; The Future: The Way Forward, pp. 108-111; A Day in the Life of Amtrak, pp. 112-140; In Memoriam, pg. 141; Acknowledgements, pg. 142; Presidents of Amtrak, pg. 143. Kalmbach Publishing, softcover, 144 pages, 8.5 x 11 x .25 in., B&W and Color photographs, route maps, timetable covers and other illustrations. ISBN: 9780871164445. Nº de ref. de la librería kpc64445
Descripción Kalmbach Books, 2011. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0871164442
Descripción Kalmbach Books, 2011. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería 0871164442
Descripción Kalmbach Books, 2011. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería P110871164442
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