A Joyful Homecoming
Whistle blaring, the eastbound Niagara Rainbow - the first Amtrak train to serve Niagara Falls, New York - was greeted by the cheers of more than 500 residents.
Generous donations to the Amtrak Archives help round out our collection and demonstrate the public’s sustained interest in America’s Railroad.
Journey into Autumn
Numerous Amtrak trains, particularly in the Northeast, offer stunning views of fall foliage right outside the window.
Recently On the Blog
Through a partnership with the State of New York, Amtrak restored passenger rail service to the city of Niagara Falls on October 29, 1978, following a 17 year absence.
In addition to our diverse corporate holdings, the Amtrak Archives includes generous donations from former employees and the public. Many of these items come with colorful backstories.