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Outside the Rails: A Rail Route Guide from Chicago to St. Louis, MO By Robert Tabern, Kandace Tabern
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One of the busiest train lines out of Chicago is the route down to Springfield, IL and St. Louis, MO. Ten trains run per day, and now travelers have the opportunity to know about the sites they are... More > seeing out their window during this 284-mile journey thanks to the latest edition of "Outside the Rails". Highlight covered in this rail route guide include important historical information about the I&M Canal, Route 66, and various Abraham Lincoln sites. Where can you see bison from the train? Where can you see coal mines from the train? "Outside the Rails: A Rail Route Guide from Chicago to St. Louis, MO" has all the answers to make your trip that much more enjoyable.< Less
Outside the Rails: A Rail Route Guide from Chicago to Milwaukee, WI By Robert Tabern, Kandace Tabern
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The busiest Amtrak route in the Midwest is the "Hiawatha Service" between Chicago, Glenview, Sturtevant, Milwaukee Airport, and Downtown Milwaukee. From the building of this railroad line... More > in the 1870's by the Milwaukee Road to the present-day, this route guide book explains it all. Both regular travelers and rail fans will enjoy knowing what they are seeing outside the windows of the train as they take this 85-mile train trip between two of the Midwest's most interesting cities. This milepost-by-milepost guide points out various historical and natural landmarks that even the most frequent traveler between Chicago and Milwaukee might not know about.< Less
Outside the Rails: A Rail Route Guide from Chicago to Quincy, IL By Robert & Kandace Tabern
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Are you planning a train trip between Chicago and Quincy (via Galesburg)? Then, this is the perfect travel-sized railroad route guide for you! Learn about the towns, people, and history that will be... More > passing by outside your window. While everyone enjoys a train ride, not knowing what you see outside your window is almost like watching the Travel Channel with the audio turned off. Don't be in the dark about the interesting stories of Central Illinois; get you copy of "Outside the Rails: A Rail Route Guide from Chicago to Quincy, IL" today!< Less
Outside the Rails: A Rail Route Guide from Chicago to St. Paul, MN (ABBREVIATED EDITION) By Robert & Kandace Tabern
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Are you looking for a more travel-friendly version of "Outside the Rails: A Rail Route Guide from Chicago to St. Paul, MN"? This 54-page book contains some of the same interesting stories... More > that the 300-page version covers. Learn about the Amtrak train route through Illinois, Wisconsin, and Minnesota. This is an in-depth milepost-by-milepost guide for passengers on Metra, Amtrak, or private rail car excursions.< Less
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 (ABBREVIATED EDITION) By Robert & Kandace Tabern
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This is the abbreviated 38-page version of the Expanded Third Edition of "Outside the Rails: A Rail Route Guide from Chicago to La Plata, MO". If you or someone you know is planning to take... More > a trip on Amtrak's Southwest Chief between Chicago, Illinois and La Plata, Missouri, then this is the book for you. It includes 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!< 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
A Field Guide to the Atlanta & St. Andrews Bay Railway By John Richardson
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A Field Guide to the Atlanta & St Andrews Bay Railroad (aka The Bay Line) is a collection of information this historic short line that runs in northwest Florida and south Alabama. Founded in... More > 1908 and still thriving in the 21st Century, the Bay Line has survived two world wars, a depression and too many boom and bust cycles to count. Along the way, it was integral to the grand plans for some well known business empires and set a few historical precedents before maturing into a prosperous if somewhat obscure short line. This latest edition includes an expanded history section, more, larger pictures and extended information on locomotives, rolling stock, Edwards rail cars and route infrastructure.< Less