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Amtrak Update, February 19, 1973.

Amtrak Update. Vol. 2, No. 4 (February 19, 1973): 8. Print. Includes black and white photographs.

Amtrak Update was a newsletter published for Amtrak employees. Feature articles in this issue focus on the inaugural Inter-American (Ft. Worth-Laredo); Amtrak's first television commercials; and the effects of a Penn Central strike on Amtrak.

From the Ed Von Nordeck Collection.

Amtrak Update, February 5, 1973.

Amtrak Update. Vol. 2, No. 3 (February 5, 1973): 6. Print. Includes black and white photographs.

Amtrak Update was a newsletter published for Amtrak employees. Feature articles in this issue focus on the launch of the Inter-American (Ft. Worth-Laredo); introduction of the famed "Amtrak...Takes You Clear Across America" poster series by illustrator David Klein; and opening of a new reservations office in Jacksonville, Fla.

From the Ed Von Nordeck Collection.

Amtrak Update, June 12, 1972.

Amtrak Update. Vol. 1, No. 16 (June 12, 1972): 2. Print. Includes black and white photographs.

Amtrak Update was a newsletter published for Amtrak employees. Feature articles in this issue focus on possible routes for a proposed Washington-Montreal train, and a profile of two brothers working for Amtrak.

From the Ed Von Nordeck Collection.

Amtrak NEWS, April 15, 1975.

Amtrak NEWS. Vol. 2, No. 8 (April 15, 1975): 8. Print. Includes black and white photographs and line drawings. From the Ed Von Nordeck Collection.

Amtrak NEWS was a bimonthly newsletter published for Amtrak employees. Feature articles in this issue focus on an order for 435 new rail cars; inauguration of the Mountaineer (Norfolk-Cincinnati-Chicago); and the introduction of Turboliners on the Chicago-Detroit route.

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.

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.