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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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Yesterday was the most remarkable day of my train travels to date. I arrived at LA’s Union Station around 6 AM after a great night’s sleep on the Sunset Limited. Following a shower on the train and an early breakfast … Continue reading
Some of the comments I got from my most recent blog posting really made me think! (If you haven’t read the post entitled Train Trouble for Granny on 50(24), you might want to read it.) I think we have among … 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
I asked my husband if he would write a short, honest opinion on our recent trip. He did… Here’s what he said: We finally made it back…I almost kissed the ground! While the trip was okay, and the people and … Continue reading
Even before I boarded train 98(10) in Savannah, my excitement was at an all time high. I went to the ticket counter two hours before time for departure. The station was bare, with only one ticket agent working. He was … Continue reading
We arrived back in Savannah this morning around 7:30, about 45 minutes later than originally scheduled! The few delays on the trip allowed us to have a wonderful breakfast on board, which we would not have gotten had we been … Continue reading
Yesterday morning I posted a very controversial question on two different rail forums. How many railfans had hopped a freight train for an illegal ride? As a newbie, I had no idea how much wrath would come my way! The … Continue reading
I consider myself somewhat technology literate for a 62 year old. I’ve had a Facebook account since 2009, and I have become somewhat proficient in managing the new timeline. But, I have not yet entered into the world of Twitter. … Continue reading
It seems that my whole world is changing fast! I spend a couple of hours each day combing posts on rail forums and discussion groups looking for things I don’t know (that I think I need to know) before I … Continue reading