Outside the Rails: A Rail Route Guide from Chicago to Quincy, IL
This 48-page railroad route guidebook covers the approximate 250-mile-long route between Chicago, Illinois and Quincy, Illinois. This book provides interesting information as the train passes through such trackside communities as La Grange, Naperville, Plano, Mendota, Princeton, Kewanee, Galesburg and Macomb. Learn fascinating stories about the Cherry Mine Disaster, Carl Sandburg's Hometown, and where a Dutch-style windmill can be seen. This beautiful route passes through the nation's breadbasket. This book by Robert & Kandace Tabern was written for passengers traveling on Amtrak's Illinois Zephyr® and Carl Sandburg Service® between Chicago and Quincy.