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Fourth TrainGranny trip to begin!!Zephyr west - Starlight north - Builder east !!!August 3rd, 2012Some people say... this will be my best trip yet!
Monthly Archives: April 2012
The café car became crowded as we entered New River Gorge, the most scenic part of the Cardinal’s route to Washington, DC. My sister, Jeannie, and I struck up a conversation with a man who was traveling alone in coach … Continue reading
Segment 1: Washington DC to Chicago, Train 29(21) Great service all around! Nathan was our SCA and did a magnificent job! The dining room staff, headed by Eric, was fantastic, too. Food was excellent! My only complaint was that there … Continue reading
I have decided to come out of the closet about train necklaces. My daughter, who has been fairly supportive of my blog and my TrainGranny travels, teased me relentlessly when I mentioned the ‘train necklace’ idea to her. “You’re NOT … Continue reading
Wonderful, WONDERFUL trip through New River Gorge! River with lots of exposed rock, waterfalls, eagles in their nests, the 900+ foot steel bridge over the gorge. Great scenery! Wish you were here!
Train 50 is chuggin’ out of Chicago! Goodby Windy City!!
Now, I know why Chicago is called the Windy City. I fully understand! I would only suggest that the name be altered to reflect the temperature along with the wind speed. . . perhaps ‘The Cold, Windy City.” On TrainGranny … Continue reading
When my sister’s eyes first gazed into Superliner Roomette # 3 on car 2901, she began to laugh hysterically. The laughing continued, tears rolling down both our faces, as I joined her. She tried to speak through her remaining giggles. … Continue reading
I flew from Savannah to Atlanta and joined my sister, Jeannie, at Atlanta’s Hartsfield Jackson Airport for the flight to Washington DC, the starting point for TrainGranny trip #2. We arrived at Washington’s Reagan National at 10:30 AM and headed … Continue reading
I have seen so much in the last 24 hours, I truly do NOT know where to begin! I’ve just downloaded a million photos from my iPhone, and there are at least three separate but equally interesting stories to tell! … Continue reading
It’s almost 1:30 AM, and I have to get out of bed in about two hours to head for my second week-long adventure. All aboard!! Keep your eyes on the blog and the Facebook page!