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Amtrak Voices: Tricia "Patty" Saunders, Part 2

October 23, 2015

An early passenger service representative discusses her part in a 1972 Amtrak public relations campaign and highlights moments from a career spent onboard our national system trains.

Amtrak Voices: Tricia "Patty" Saunders, Part 1

October 8, 2015

One of Amtrak's first passenger service representatives discusses a career in railroading that included the company's early years.

Defining the Amtrak Brand Identity

September 23, 2015

The launch of a new nationwide brand campaign, “500 Destinations. Infinite Stories,” prompts a look at how Amtrak's visual identity has changed since 1971.

Amtrak Year-by-Year: 1984

September 3, 2015

The company introduced new passenger services and invested in modern technologies as part of a sustained effort to increase market development, service quality and productivity.

Stations Then and Now: Tour 1

August 13, 2015

The Amtrak Marketing department photo library contains numerous station slides that are now valuable visual records of interest to railroad and local historians.

A Closer Look: Traveling by Train

July 22, 2015

Amtrak used a variety of means to tell the public about its routes, accommodations and destinations after taking over the majority of the nation's intercity passenger rail services in 1971.

Amtrak Voices: John Milenbaugh

June 30, 2015

Carman John Milenbaugh started at Beech Grove in January 1975 and has worked in the trim shop for more than three decades. He also sits on the labor-management Beech Grove Improvement Committee.

Amtrak Voices: Gary Woods

May 5, 2015

Foreman 3 Gary Woods was hired to work at the Beech Grove maintenance facility by Penn Central in January 1974 - more than a year before Amtrak took over the complex.

Amtrak Voices: Steve Osburn

April 17, 2015

Sheet metal worker Steve Osburn was hired by Penn Central in May 1970 and started at the Beech Grove maintenance facility two years later. Today, he is the longest-serving active Amtrak employee at the shops.

A Closer Look: Surf's Up

March 26, 2015

An old menu’s colorful artwork turns one’s thoughts to the epic California surf spots accessible via the Coast Starlight and Pacific Surfliner.