Our Favorite Stories From The National
The National is Amtrak’s complimentary onboard magazine. With pages filled with original works of art, poetry, and fiction, the magazine celebrates the culture and identity of American life. Check out a few of our favorite stories from the December/January issue.
Contemporary artist and sculptor Dustin Yellin reinterprets the Amtrak route map.
The New Yorker‘s Kevin Young discusses his new poem, “Whistle.”
Photographer Jesse Rieser on the train from Arizona to New Mexico.
Spike Gjerde is carving a restaurant empire out of the city’s industrial core – and pumping millions into local Maryland farms.
Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson on everything from scientific literacy to Star Wars’ inferiority to the latest mysteries of the universe.