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Customer enjoying Business class on the Carolinian, 2017.

Color digital image showing a customer speaking with a train attendant on the Carolinian (New York-Raleigh-Charlotte); image dates to March 2017.

Amfleet coach car No. 21135, 1970s.

Color slide showing Amfleet coach car No. 21135 as part of a larger consist; image likely dates to the late 1970s.

Pets on Trains, 2016.

Color digital image showing a customer aboard a Northeast Regional (Boston-New York-Washington) train with her dog in a carrier; image dates to January 2016.

Amtrak News, February 15, 1978.

Amtrak NEWS. Vol. 5, No. 2 (February 15, 1978): 8. Print. Includes black and white photographs. From the Amtrak Corporate Collection.

Amtrak NEWS was a bi-monthly newsletter published for Amtrak employees. Feature articles in this issue focus on bargain excursion fares; service disruptions caused by severe winter weather in the Midwest; and planned electrification of equipment used on the Lake Shore Limited.

Press release announcing the launch of the San Joaquin, 1974.

Printed paper press release announcing the inauguration of the San Joaquin (San Francisco/Oakland-Bakersfield-(Los Angeles)). Since 1971, regional leaders had urged Amtrak to implement passenger service in the San Joaquin Valley, and on March 6, 1974, Amtrak began operating one daily round trip. Ed Von Nordeck Collection.

Press release providing a background on Amtrak, 1971.

Printed paper press release written to provide background information on the new National Railroad Passenger Corporation. Issued in late 1971, it goes over the Rail Passenger Service Act of 1970, objectives of the corporation and other subjects. "The underlying thrust of the Corporation's efforts is aimed at a gradual revitalization of public confidence in rail passenger service..." Ed Von Nordeck Collection.

Press release announcing final Amtrak route selections, 1971.

Printed paper press release prepared by public relations firm Harshe-Rotman & Druck, Inc. for the National Railroad Passenger Corporation. Issued on March 22, 1971, it explains the final route selections made by Amtrak. "184 passenger trains will serve 85 per cent of the nation's urban population reaching 114 cities with 100,000 population or more."

Amtrak NEWS, August 1978.

Amtrak NEWS. Vol. 5, No. 8 (August 1978): 12. Print. Includes black and white photographs. From the Amtrak Corporate Collection.

Amtrak NEWS was a monthly newsletter published for Amtrak employees. Feature articles in this issue focus on the opening of the new Rochester, N.Y., station; an overview of Amtrak's new Track Laying System; and ways to improve rail-highway safety.

Northeast Regional train approaching the Hell Gate Bridge, 2014.

Color digital image showing a Northeast Regional train (Washington-New York-Boston) on a viaduct leading to the Hell Gate Bridge; image dates to May 18, 2014.

Amtrak President Joseph Boardman, 2000s.

Color portrait photograph of Amtrak President Joseph Boardman; dates to the late 2000s.