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Making the Following Station Stops...

Comparing historic and contemporary station images allows the researcher or casual historian to identify change and continuity over time.

Making the Following Station Stops...

Nothing Compares

“It’s hard work, but rewarding…You can’t compare passenger railroading to anything else,” says early Amtrak employee Tricia Saunders, looking back over a career that spanned more than 30 years.

Nothing Compares

New and Exciting Times

"Amtrak was a completely new operation...I loved the trains and like many others wanted to see it work," recounts early Amtrak employee Tricia "Patty" Saunders.

New and Exciting Times

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Stations Then and Now: Tour 2

The Amtrak Marketing department photo library contains numerous station slides that are now valuable visual records of interest to railroad and local historians.

Amtrak Voices: Tricia "Patty" Saunders, Part 2

An early passenger service representative discusses her part in a 1972 Amtrak public relations campaign and highlights moments from a career spent onboard our national system trains.

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2015 Holiday Ornament

2015 Holiday Ornament display

Manufactured in the U.S., this limited-edition, double-sided ornament features the Silver Star on one side and the Silver Meteor on the other. Each ornament comes in a silver-foil stamped box, perfect for gift-giving.