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Amtrak NEWS, December 15, 1974.

Amtrak NEWS. Vol. 1, No. 17 (December 15, 1974): 8. Print. Includes a map, an illustration and black and white photographs. From the Ed Von Nordeck Collection.

Amtrak NEWS was a newsletter published for Amtrak employees. Feature articles in this issue focus on TIDA (Train Instance Data Adjustment), which enabled controllers to easily adjust train equipment inventories; the possible purchase of the Beech Grove Maintenance Shop; and an in-depth look at the Coast Starlight.

Amtrak Seattle King Street Station, 1970s.

Color slide showing historic King Street Station in Seattle; image probably dates to the 1970s.

Step right up, 2010.

Color digital image showing a conductor assisting a passenger at Tacoma, Wash.; image dates to October 2010.

Ranch-dorm car on the North Coast Hiawatha, 1970s.

Black and white promotional photograph showing the diner section of a ranch-dorm car used on the North Coast Hiawatha (Chicago-Billings-Seattle). Photograph dates to the early 1970s.

Coast Starlight/Daylight in the Cascades Mountains, 1970s.

Black and white photograph showing the daily Coast Starlight/Daylight (Los Angeles-Seattle); image dates to 1973-1974.

X2000 in the Cascade Range, 1993.

Color film slide showing the X2000 being pulled through the Cascade Range in the Pacific Northwest during its national tour.

Empire Builder at West Glacier, 1980s.

Black and white photograph showing the Empire Builder (Chicago-Seattle) stopped at the West Glacier, Mont. station; image probably dates to the early 1980s.

Empire Builder in the mountains, 1980s.

Black and white photograph showing the Empire Builder (Chicago-Seattle) passing through snow-capped mountains; image probably dates to the early 1980s.

Amtrak Cascades commemorative ticket, 2006.

Printed paper ticket commemorating the inaugural run of a fourth mid-day Amtrak Cascades round trip between Seattle and Portland on July 1, 2006.

Onboard Service crew of the inaugural special Pioneer, 1977.

Black and white photograph from the June 15, 1977 issue of Amtrak NEWS.