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Atlantic City Rail Terminal dedication booklet, 1989.

Multi-color printed paper booklet created for the dedication of the Atlantic City, N.J., Rail Terminal and the inauguration of Atlantic City Express service (Washington/New York/Philadelphia-Atlantic City) in May 1989. "The service represents the culmination of a five-year effort undertaken by Amtrak and New Jersey Transit to restore the Atlantic City rail line," Amtrak noted. Speakers included Atlantic City Mayor James Usry and U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg. From the Ann Owens Collection.

Montrealer menu, 1980s.

Multi-color printed paper, bilingual English/French menu issued for use on the Montrealer (Montreal-Washington). In addition to breakfast and dinner options, the menu features "Soup, etc./Potage plus" - a hot bowl of soup accompanied by a loaf of French bread, gouda cheese and a chilled apple. The daytime Vermonter (St. Albans, Vt.-Washington) replaced the Montrealer on April 1, 1995. From the Ann Owens Collection.

FL9 locomotive No. 491 in the snow, 1982.

Black and white photograph from February 1982 showing FL9 locomotive No. 491 at Rensselaer, N.Y.

Train led by F40PH No. 341, 1980s.

Color slide showing F40PH No. 341 pulling Amfleet cars through an autumn landscape; image likely dates to the 1980s.

AEM-7 leading a train over the Susquehanna River, 1980s.

Color film slide showing a train led by an AEM-7 crossing the Susquehanna River Rail Bridge in Maryland; image likely dates to the 1980s.

Train on the Northeast Corridor, 1980s.

Color slide showing a train on the Northeast Corridor crossing a river; image probably dates to the 1980s.

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.

"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 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.

Montpelier, Vt., depot, c. 1980s.

Color slide showing the Montpelier, Vt., depot; image likely dates to the 1980s.