Books tagged: amtrak

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Raleigh by Railway
Price: Free! Words: 3,560. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Familiar psecret psociety agents 32 and 33 take the Amtrak train from Charlotte to Raleigh in early November of 2015, searching for short story material ... and, boy do they ever find it. This short story features a strange hotel air shaft, an uber-interesting CAT bus passenger, a curiously repeated phrase, a demolished house, a flooded creek, and a Liverpool football/soccer match. 3500 words.
Forever And Always
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,360. Language: American English. Published: October 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Ava Koltrin was the love of his life. Her body wasn’t even cold in the ground before the world turned upside-down. Her letters start showing up at Jack Havest's doorstep. Ava didn’t kill herself… not when she was still talking to him. But why was she sending notes? Jack could follow the pieces and find the truth, or let her go and remain safely clueless to the conspiracy he was living in.
Greensboro Gaffe
Price: Free! Words: 2,000. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Psecret Psociety Agents 32 and 33 take the train from Charlotte to meet up with Agent 14 in downtown Greensboro (NC, USA) and attempt to locate the mythical Jim character. Another meta-real odd odyssey. A 2,000-word short story.
Long - Long - Short . Long - : Amtrak
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,900. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / Pictorial, Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
Over one hundred passenger train images following Amtrak (and a couple surprises) predominantly through the Pacific Northwest through all seasons and weather conditions. Grab your bag, watch your step, and climb on up. All aboard!
Travelers In Time Aboard The California Zephyr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,950. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Do you like trains? Do you like history? If so, take a look at this time travel tale about modern-day Amtrak travelers who go back in time to the days when the trans-continental railroad was being built. Our passengers become part of a real-life special excursion train and meet Rutherford B. Hayes, George Pullman, and Robert Todd Lincoln. How will our time travelers cope with their new world?
Long - Long - Short . Long - : Railway Scenes 2013-2014
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,650. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / Pictorial, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books
Over sixty beautiful railway images combining scenery and rail action covering locations from Washington and Oregon, out into neighboring states, even a couple photographs from Texas. Come along with us on a journey through the living history of the railroad.
The Story of Railroading’s Most Remarkable Brothers: W. Graham Claytor, Jr. and Robert B. Claytor
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,170. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The story of two major leaders in American railroading who also happened to be brothers. The book covers the lives and accomplishments of Graham Claytor, Jr. and Robert Claytor. The brothers were presidents of two major railroads. Later, Bob became Chairman and CEO of Norfolk Southern. Graham was Secretary of the Navy under President Jimmy Carter. He also was chosen President of Amtrak.
U.S. Fire Administration Technical Report Series Special Report: Rail Emergencies, Amtrak Sunset Limited Domestic Terrorism, Amtrak Derailment, Eleven Case Studies
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 15,120. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
The USFA has selected the topic of rail emergencies as the subject of a special report under the Major Fires Investigation Program. The focus of this report will be the planning and response aspects of managing large scale rail emergencies from the standpoint of command and control, with the objective of providing care to the injured.
Hey, Mom. Tell Rod...
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,420. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
SYNOPSIS: In the city of Seattle, Washington, Rodney and Maggie Smythe receive a message on Rodney's telephone answering machine from Maggie's son Danny by a former marriage, saying "Hey, mom, tell Rod I am coming home, see ya' soon.". Danny and Rodney, step-son and step-father, have had a strained relationship since Rodney and Maggie were married.
The 7 Wonders of Mystic--Mystic Pizza and Beyond!
Price: Free! Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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Visit "The 7 Wonders of Mystic, Connecticut." If adventure is what you are after, hit the Seafarer's Trail in the author's latest book, "The Mystic Seafarer's Trail: The secrets behind the 7 Wonders, Titanic's Shoes, Captain Sisson's Gold and Amelia Earhart's Wedding." See author Lisa Saunders' website for more information.