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Track work on the Northeast Corridor, 1970s.

Color slide showing Amtrak employees replacing ties on the Northeast Corridor; image likely dates to the late 1970s or early 1980s.

Beech Grove shop floor, 1980s.

Color film slide showing employees on the floor at the Beech Grove, Ind., heavy maintenance facility; image dates to the late 1970s or early 1980s.

Gulf Breeze inaugural ticket, 1989.

Printed paper ticket distributed for the inaugural run of the Gulf Breeze (New York-Birmingham-Mobile) on October 27, 1989.

California Intercity Rail Timetable, 1983.

Color printed paper timetable issued June 1, 1983 to promote intercity passenger rail services across California. Trains include the California Zephyr (Chicago-Oakland/San Francisco) and Coast Starlight (Los Angeles-Seattle); the state-supported Spirit of California (Sacramento-Los Angeles), San Joaquin Service (San Francisco/Oakland-Bakersfield) and San Diegan Service (San Diego-Los Angeles); and CalTrain San Francisco Bay Area frequencies. Timetable also includes local rail and bus connections. From the Ann Owens Collection.

"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.

LRC locomotive and F40PH locomotive No. 211, 1980s.

Color slide showing a LRC locomotive (left) paired with F40PH locomotive No. 211; image likely dates to 1980-1982.

LRC train showing the tilt functionality, 1980s.

Color film slide showing the tilt functionality of a LRC train; image likely dates to 1980-1982.

LRC train in the snow, 1980s.

Color slide showing a LRC train led by locomotive No. 38 dashing through a snowy landscape; image likely dates to 1980-1982.

LRC train at a station, 1980s.

Color slide showing a LRC train led by locomotive No. 38 making a station stop; image likely dates to 1980-1982.

LRC train taking a curve, 1980s.

Color film slide showing a LRC train taking a curve; image likely dates to 1980-1982.