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California Zephyr near Floriston, Calif.

One of a set of Kodak transparencies depicting scenes along the route of the California Zephyr, c. 2000.

"Irvine Welcomes Amtrak" button.

Promotional button made to celebrate the introduction of Amtrak service at Irvine, Calif. in June 1990. Metal button with pin; measures approximately 3" across.

Golden State Aventour brochure, 1973.

Full color paper brochure illustrated with photographs and drawings. This tour package included Amtrak fares. The fifteen-day tour began and ended in Chicago, running from May 5 to October 17, 1973. The westward leg rode the Super Chief and the return eastward leg ran on the San Francisco Zephyr. The California leg was run by motorcoach from Los Angeles north to San Francisco, and then out to Lake Tahoe. From the Ann Owens Collection.

Capitol Corridor Welcomed to Sacramento.

Celebration of the inauguration of the route.

San Joaquin at Pinole, Calif.

Train #715 on its way from Bakersfield to Oakland.

The Coast Starlight.

Climbing the Cuesta Grade north of San Luis Obispo.

Coast Starlight.

Crossing a bridge on the Pacific coast near Goleta, Calif.

San Diegan advertisement, 1980s.

Artwork for the 1980s "All Aboard Amtrak" advertising campaign, capitalizing on frequent San Diegan arrivals at Anaheim stadium.

Pacific Surfliner at Glendale, Calif.

The Pacific Surfliner at the Glendale, Calif. station during the 1990s.

"Travel Made Simple" poster.

Color print poster from a 2000s marketing campaign for the Capitol Corridor.