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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!
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Many of you friends already suspect I’m crazy. And, once again, I’ve just made a BIG commitment that will confirm your suspicions. After 38 years in education and three retirements already behind me, I’ve decided to step back into … Continue reading
Whew! I almost missed the train! And, I almost lost my purse! My lucky day!!! I ran back into the station restroom from the platform with 5 minutes to spare… and the purse was not on the back of the … Continue reading
After the elevator magically read my room card and swooshed me away to the 25th floor in about five seconds, I quickly found the door to room 2501. As instructed, I waved my key card in front of the doorknob … Continue reading
Well, as all you railfans probably already know, Train Number 1 is sitting in New Orleans stuck behind a derailed freight train. Lunch has been cancelled, but I’m sure they will give us something. What a way to start my … Continue reading
Now I know why the Crescent, between Birmingham and New Orleans, is not considered an Amtrak “scenic” railway! But, I did enjoy a movie this afternoon, and just had a very good cheeseburger for dinner! Should arrive in New Orleans … Continue reading
Finally about to unplug this computer and pack it in its travel bag! Stay tuned!
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!!
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