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Holidays Aboard the Pacific Parlour Cars

December 19, 2012

On the Coast Starlight, the Pacific Parlour Cars offer passengers a ride through railroad history.

Amtrak Images: Track Laying Machine, 1978

December 3, 2012

Amtrak began laying concrete ties in 1978 as part of the Northeast Corridor Improvement Project. At that time, Amtrak had the only concrete tie/welded rail machinery in the United States.