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Outside the Rails: A Rail Route Guide from Chicago to La Plata, MO (THIRD EDITION) By Robert Tabern, Kandace Tabern
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If you or someone you know is planning to take a trip on Amtrak's Southwest Chief between Chicago, Illinois and La Plata, Missouri, then this is the book for you. "Outside the Rails: A Rail... More > Route Guide from Chicago to La Plata, MO" includes 350 pages of interesting facts and information about the train route through Illinois, Iowa, and Missouri. It might look like just corn fields - but there is a lot to learn about our nation’s breadbasket in this route guide. Where can you see the site of a deadly coal mine fire from the train? How did the Sears Tower get its design? Where and when can you spot bald eagles when traveling near the Mississippi River? "Outside the Rails" answers all your questions about the history, geology, people, and places along the route of the Southwest Chief. Communities described include Naperville, Plano, Mendota, Princeton, Kewanee, Galesburg, Fort Madison, La Plata, and many more! This is the only in-depth route guide available for the train route between Chicago and Missouri.< Less
APRHF Junior Rail Rangers Activity Book By Kandace Tabern, Karri Cox
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This is the official activity book for the American Passenger Rail Heritage Foundation (APRHF) Rail Rangers program. Join "Ranger Kandace", "Bob the Bear", and "Engineer... More > Carl" on a journey to learn more about railroading in the Midwest and railroad safety. The 30 activities featured in this book are appropriate for any age range (from coloring to history games). Those who complete the book become eligible to purchase a "Junior Rail Rangers Activity Pack" for $5.00 extra, which includes a custom-made gold colored Junior Rail Rangers badge, patch, sticker, and a story book.< Less