Books tagged: amtrak

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Going Native
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,750. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Everyone wants the ability to teleport from one place to another in an instant. But what happens if something goes wrong? And what happens if the government refuses to listen? A journalist on assignment visits a convention held by a fringe group who believes that teleportation has changed them—and he’s becoming convinced they’re right.
Hotels Near Chicago Union Station
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,400. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
Reviews of hotels near Chicago Union Station, which is Chicago's Amtrak train station. Reviews and recommendations for Chicago metro Amtrak train Union Station hotels. Also includes a brief description and history of Chicago Union Station and tourist attractions and activities within one mile of Union Station. 8 pages.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Travelers In Time Aboard The California Zephyr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,060. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
My husband & I are history buffs and love trains, so we wrote this time travel story about modern 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 surroundings?
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!
Greensboro Gaffe
Price: Free! Words: 2,450. 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 2,400-word short story.