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Amtrak NEWS, October 1, 1976.

Amtrak NEWS. Vol. 3, No. 18 (October 1, 1976): 8. Print. Includes black and white photographs and "Amfun" and "Amgames." From the Ed Von Nordeck Collection.

Amtrak NEWS was a newsletter published for Amtrak employees. Feature articles in this issue focus on Jimmy Carter's two-day, multi-stop campaign train from New York to Chicago; the run of the first Turboliner in regular passenger service in New York; and a competition to create new "Amwords."

Empire Service train crossing the Spuyten Duyvil Bridge, 2013.

Color digital image showing a northbound Empire Service (New York-Albany-Niagara Falls) train crossing the Spuyten Duyvil Bridge in New York City.

"Now Amtrak Trains Speed You to Albany, New York" advertisement, 1971.

Printed paper insertion proof of an advertisement created in early 1971 to promote train travel in upstate New York.

Empire State Express emerging from Cold Spring Tunnel, 1970s.

Black and white photograph showing the Empire State Express (New York-Niagara Falls) emerging from the south portal of the Cold Spring Tunnel, located along the Hudson River north of the town of Cold Spring. Photograph dates to 1979 or later.

"Train of the Future" Turboliner poster, 1977.

Multicolor printed paper poster released in February 1977 to tout the new RTL Turboliners ordered for use in New York state.

RTG II Trainset at Albany, N.Y.

Originally running in the Midwest, refurbished RTG II Turboliners served in New York State in the late 1990s/early 2000s

Empire Connection inaugural celebration, 1991.

Color photo showing an event held in honor of the first Turboliner to operate from Albany-Rensselaer to New York Penn Station over the Empire Connection; image dates to April 1991.

W. Graham Claytor, Jr. speaking at the Empire Connection inaugural, 1991.

Color photograph showing Amtrak President and CEO W. Graham Claytor, Jr. speaking at a ceremony to dedicate the Empire Connection. Image dates to April 1991.

Turboliners in Albany, N.Y., facility.

Turboliners maintained in the Albany-Rensselaer, N.Y., facility.

Turboclub car interior, 1978.

Color photograph showing the interior of a Turboclub car on one of the RTL Turboliner trainsets used on the Empire Service (New York-Albany-Buffalo) and Adirondack (New York-Montreal).