Best Amtrak timetable cover

Discussion in 'Museum of Amtrak Timetables Discussion' started by Twin Star Rocket, Jul 2, 2018.

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  1. Jul 2, 2018 #1

    Twin Star Rocket

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    Right now I'll go with the early 1970's multi-color timetable cover with the Union Pacific streamliner and Daylight locomotive until I think of a better one.
     
  2. Jul 3, 2018 #2

    trainman74

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    So people can easily see what you're talking about...

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    Twin Star Rocket

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    Thanks! That's the one.

    I goofed though saying it had a Daylight steam locomotive on the cover.

    That was on another timetable of about the same vintage, but not as colorful.
     
  4. Aug 15, 2018 #4

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    Ah, the days when Amtrak not only had paper timetables, but also actually bothered to make them visually appealing.
     
  5. Aug 15, 2018 #5

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    I'd argue that the printed system timetables were visually appealing to the end.

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    Their nadir was probably the standard design that was used in the early 1990s.

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