Amtrak: See photos of trains through the years

Amtrak: See photos of trains through the years

Long before airplanes were a commonly used form of long-distance transportation, there was the train.

On May 1, 2016, Amtrak marked its 45th year of service across the country.

amNewYork took a look at Amtrak’s storied history and its many trains through the years.

Take a look at these Amtrak trains rolling through history.

amNY.com staff