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River Cities brochure, 1984.

Multicolor printed paper brochure issued in May 1984 to promote the new River Cities (Kansas City-St. Louis-New Orleans). The train extended existing Kansas City-St. Louis service east to Centralia, Ill., where through cars were combined/uncoupled from the City of New Orleans (Chicago-New Orleans). Creation of this direct route built on excitement over the Louisiana World Exposition held in New Orleans in summer 1984. From the Ann Owens Collection.

Amtrak Jacksonville, Fla., station, 1970s.

Color slide showing the Amtrak station in Jacksonville, Fla.; image probably dates to the 1970s.

"What is Amtrak?" booklet, 1970s.

Printed paper booklet with black-and-white photographs describing the formation of Amtrak and improvements to the intercity passenger rail system. Dates to 1972 or later. "Amtrak was established to fill an essential need in a balanced transportation system...its purpose is to improve and develop intercity passenger rail service." From the Patricia Saunders Collection.

NortheastDirect Custom/Club Class service brochure, 1990s.

Full color brochure describing classes aboard NortheastDirect (Washington-Boston) trains; dates to the late 1990s. Custom Class passengers enjoyed 2x2 seating with more legroom, complimentary non-alcoholic drinks and newspapers. Club Class passengers were offered spacious 2x1 seating, access to Railfone, at-seat food and beverage service and admission to Metropolitan Lounges at major stations. From the Ann Owens Collection.

"Sharpshooter" fares flyer, 1970s.

Two-color printed paper flyer promoting discount round-trip coach fares between New York and Montreal or Kissimmee, Fla.; flyer likely dates to the late 1970s.

"Express Metroliner Service" brochure, 1989.

Printed paper brochure describing the addition of round trip non-stop Metroliner Service frequencies between Washington/Baltimore and New York City; a new morning Metroliner Service train was also added between Downingtown, Pa.-Philadelphia-Washington. "Express Metroliner Service lets you arrive unruffled and ready for business after a swift, relaxing ride...you can read a complimentary newspaper, conduct a meeting or prepare for one." From the Ann Owens Collection.

AEM-7 locomotive No. 904 pulling Amfleet II cars, 1980s.

Color slide showing AEM-7 electric locomotive No. 904 pulling four Amfleet II coach cars; image likely dates to the 1980s.

Philadelphia 30th Street Station booklet, c. 1991.

Full color printed paper booklet describing the rehabilitation of Philadelphia 30th Street Station, which was completed in 1991. It describes the history of the building, restoration work, new features such as a market space and proposed plans for redevelopment of the surrounding area. From the Ann Owens Collection.

Interior of an Amfleet II food service car under construction, 1980s.

Color slide showing the interior of an Amfleet II food service car under construction at the Budd Company's Red Lion Plant; image dates to the early 1980s.

Amfleet II food service car under construction, 1980s.

Color slide showing an Amfleet II food service car under construction at the Budd Company's Red Lion Plant; image dates to the early 1980s.