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Amtrak in the Heartland

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ISBN-10: 025334705X

ISBN-13: 9780253347053

Edition: 2006

Authors: Craig Sanders

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A comprehensive, fully illustrated history of Amtrak operations in America's heartland
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Book details

List price: $49.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication date: 5/11/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 344
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 3.036
Language: English

Craig Sanders teaches journalism and mass media communications at Cleveland State University. A lifelong railroad enthusiast, Sanders has published articles in Trains magazine, The Observation Car, and the Amtrak Historical Society magazine. His books include Limiteds, Locals, and Expresses in Indiana, 1838--1971 (IUP, 2003). He lives in University Heights, Ohio.

The all-time transportation comeback
In the shadows of titans
A tale of two trains
When tradition and politics intervened
The hard luck Floridian
No mo' disappearing railroad blues
The eagle has survived
The epitome of western travel
The everywhere west train
Scenery and social responsibility
The almost forgotten corridor
Michigan's bootstrap campaign
An uneasy home in Indiana
Agony and ecstasy in the "can't lose" corridors
Prairie state populists
Front doors and back shops