Tag Archives: Train

Here We Go!

The north is calling! The winter snowbird season is coming to an end and so we have begun our trek back up to New Hampshire for the summer. But we don’t want to go north too fast, it’s still cold … Continue reading

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Mount Washington Cog Railway

Three years ago we explored the White Mountains of New Hampshire and took a shuttle van ride up to the top of Mount Washington, the highest summit in northeastern USA at 6,288 feet above sea level. That was a great … Continue reading

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Amtrak, 1 Sunset Limited, Final Leg

It’s been a long day. We woke up this morning to find ourselves in San Antonio, four hours behind schedule. Our train was to meet up with another train during the overnight hours and switch some passenger cars around. The … Continue reading

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Amtrak, 1 Sunset Limited, Day 1

As our train approached the station in New Orleans last night it took us right past the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, I was lucky to get this blurry shot of it with my iPhone. No sleeping on the train, as it was … Continue reading

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Amtrak, 19 Crescent, Day 2

When the sun came up this morning ALL the snow was gone! Not a snowflake to be seen anywhere.  I do kinda miss it, but not really. We are running about an hour and a half behind schedule. One of … Continue reading

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Amtrak Texas Eagle, Day 2

The sleeping car attendant helped us prepare our beds for the night last night. Neither of us slept real well. I didn’t mind the rocking and the sounds of the train, actually found it soothing. The beds were hard and we … Continue reading

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Amtrak Adventure!

America’s Railroad. On Saturday we will be “riding the rails” from Benson, Arizona, to Boston, Massachusetts. It will be  3,135  miles, and should take four days on two separate trains:  the Texas Eagle from Benson to Chicago, and Lake Shore … Continue reading

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