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Craig Sanders has done an excellent job of research... his treatment is as comprehensive as anyone could reasonably wish for - and solidly based. In addition - he succeeds in making it all clear as well as any human can. He also manages to inject enough humor and human interest to keep the reader moving. - -Herbert H. Harwood - author of The Lake Shore Electric Railway Story and Invisible Giants: The Empires of Clevelands Van Sweringen BrothersA complete history of Amtrak operations in the heartland - this volume describes conditions that led to the passage of the Rail Passenger Service Act of 1970 - the formation and implementation of Amtrak in 1970-71 - and the major factors that have influenced Amtrak operations since its inception. More than 140 photographs and 3 maps bring to life the story as told by Sanders. This book will become indispensable to train enthusiasts through its examination of Americans long-standing fascination with passenger trains. When it began in 1971 - many expected Amtrak to last about three years before going out of existence for lack of business - but the publics continuing support of funding for Amtrak has enabled it and the passenger train to survive despite seemingly insurmountable odds.... Please click here to ask a question
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