Outside the Rails: A Rail Route Guide from Chicago to St. Louis, MO

Outside the Rails: A Rail Route Guide from Chicago to St. Louis, MO

This 102-page railroad route guidebook covers the approximate 280-mile-long route between Chicago, Illinois and Saint Louis, Missouri. This book provides interesting historical information as the train passes through such trackside communities as Summit, Joliet, Dwight, Pontiac, Bloomington-Normal, Lincoln, Springfield, Carlinville, and Alton. Learn fascinating stories about the Illinois & Michigan Canal, Route 66, Abraham Lincoln's Springfield, and the Gateway Arch. This book by Robert & Kandace Tabern was written for passengers traveling on Amtrak's Lincoln ServiceĀ® and Texas EagleĀ® between Chicago and Saint Louis.
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