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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.

Coast Starlight route guide, 1975.

Multicolor printed paper route guide issued in December 1975 for customers aboard the Coast Starlight (Los Angeles-Seattle). Guide offers brief descriptions of cities and towns along the route, map and photographs. "Climbing snow-covered mountains and skirting valleys, your Amtrak train dips down to the seaside for a closer look...See the country the best way...the rail way." Amtrak Corporate Collection/Courtesy of Helen Wilson.

Amtrak Seattle King Street Station, 1970s.

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

Coast Starlight menu, 1976.

Multicolor printed paper menu issued in June 1976 for use on the Coast Starlight (Seattle-Los Angeles). Hand drawings shaded in red, white and blue depict landmarks and scenes along the route, such as the Seattle Space Needle, a northern California redwood tree and a surfer catching a wave. Passengers could choose from a variety of dishes to suit any appetite, including spaghetti with meatballs, chili con carne and a cottage cheese and fruit salad. From the Ann Owens Collection.

Amtrak wall calendar, 1987.

Multicolor printed paper wall calendar produced by Amtrak to promote its services. Annual calendar measures 23.5" x 33.5" and includes artwork by American artist Gil Reid.

Coast Starlight discount fares flyer, 1977.

Two-color printed paper flyer issued in September 1977 to promote discount round-trip coach fares on the Coast Starlight (Los Angeles-Seattle).

Coast Starlight at sunset postcard.

Color paper postcard featuring the southbound Coast Starlight along the California coast. This card is one of a set produced by Amtrak with various images of trains and interiors and dates to the late 1980s or early 1990s.

Passenger service representative, 1973.

Black and white photo of a passenger service representative aboard the Coast Starlight in 1973.

Coast Starlight postcard, early 1970s.

Color paper postcard featuring the Coast Starlight. This card is one of a set produced by Amtrak with various images of trains and interiors.

Coast Starlight brochure, 1990s.

Multi-color printed paper booklet with photographs. From the Ann Owens Collection; dates to the 1990s or later. Brochure describes accommodations and amenities available aboard the Coast Starlight, such as wine tastings, as well as the diverse landscapes through which the route passes. "Turn yourself over to the ultimate off-road adventure...The Coast Starlight offers a break from reality...Breathe."