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Amtrak Northbound Advertisement 1984 in the Loyola Maroon Amtrak Northbound Advertisement 1984 Ad in the Loyola Maroon, 3-February-1984, promoting travel to Jackson, MS and Memphis, TN, by train. The route isn't mentioned in the ad, but one travels to Jackson and Memphis on the "City of New Orleans." Amtrak acquired the route from the Illinois Central Railroad when passenger travel was nationalized in 1971. The route continues on to this day. $45 Round-trip to Jackson Amtrak to Jackson is an easy afternoon trip from New Orleans. Memphis is a late-arrival, but same day. The full trip to Chicago is an...
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