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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 By Robert Tabern, Kandace Tabern
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Are you planning a trip between Chicago and La Plata, Missouri on Amtrak's Southwest Chief? Then this is the one and only route guide for you! "Outside the Rails: A Rail Route Guide from Chicago... More > to La Plata, MO" is 213 pages long and explores in great detail the sites that passengers see out their train window passing through Illinois, Iowa, and Missouri. Even if you are not planning a train trip, you will want a copy of this book which explores the history of towns along the way.< Less
Outside the Rails: A Rail Route Guide from Chicago to La Plata, MO (SECOND EDITION) By Robert Tabern, Kandace Tabern
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If you're planning to take the train between Chicago, Galesburg (Illinois), and La Plata (Missouri), then this is the book for you. This 252-page rail route guide serves as a milepost by milepost... More > guide to the historical and natural sites out your window. Did you know that the site of the deadliest mining disaster in the Midwest can be seen from the train? Or how about the reconstructed Mormon Temple at Nauvoo, Illinois that marked the start of a historic trek to the Great Salt Lake Valley? In addition to text, there are hundreds of pictures of the landmarks you will be looking for too. A portion of the sales from each book is donated to the American Passenger Rail Heritage Foundation, a non-profit railroad history group based in La Plata, Missouri.< Less