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Outside the Rails: A Rail Route Guide from Chicago to St. Paul, MN (Second Edition) By Robert Tabern
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If you ever ride the train between Chicago, Milwaukee, and the Twin Cities...then this is the book that you need! The second edition of "Outside the Rails" features 300 pages of useful... More > information describing the different sites that passengers see while aboard Amtrak's "Hiawatha Service" and "Empire Builder" trains. Ever look out your window and wonder what something is? Chances are it is in this book! The author spent more than 5 years researching historic buildings, natural, and geological sites along the 417 mile route from Chicago to St. Paul. This route guide is also popular with passengers who are participating in a "Friends of the 261" charter trip. So, stop wondering "What is that?"...and be in the know with "Outside the Rails".< Less
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
Friends of the 261: Willmar & Boylston Route Guide By Robert Tabern, Kandace Tabern
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This is the official route guide for the Friends of the 261 Fall Colors excursions to Willmar, Minnesota and Boylston, Wisconsin. The book features material about the history of the towns the train... More > passes through and interesting knowledge about the plants and animals seen along the way. Also included is history of the 261 steam engine, Great Northern Railroad, and the two premium cars featured on the excursion.< Less