Jim Loomis

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During the Golden Age of train travel, Chicago's Union Station was America's most important rail hub, with passengers from almost everywhere connecting with trains...

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Back in the mid-90s, I was working on a book about train travel and had spent time interviewing Amtrak's on board crews during my...

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As early as the mid-1800s, Australian railroads hauled grain and ore to seaports and carried passengers between state capitals. But it wasn't until 1969...

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The original idea was to take a long-distance train ride. But as my fingers traced the various routes on a map of Amtrak's nationwide...