One step leads to another and pretty soon it’s a road trip
Train station in very late evening. The waiting room slowly fills. Clearly there are a bunch of people getting on the Texas Eagle tonight, bound for St Louis and Chicago.
Riding the train across the USA: Part 1 — Little Rock, Arkansas — Washington, DC
Almost imperceptibly the train starts moving. Very gently it eases out from the platform. The adventure is beginnning.
Riding the train across the USA: Part 2 — Museums, trains and friends
The Washington, DC, Union Station is one of the busiest in the US. Hard to think that this building was at one point boarded up…
Riding the train across the USA: Part 3 — Along the Hudson to the Great Lakes
Taking the Water Level Route from New York to Chicago: The Hudson River to the Great Lakes
Riding the train across the USA: Part 4 — Chicagoland and the road leads home
Morning in Chicagoland. Enjoying breakfast on a deck in a quiet neighborhood. I’ve come so far on this trip.
Reflections on a train journey
3232 miles of travel by train in 11 days. Stops in Washington, DC, New Brunswick, NJ, New York and Chicago. Unforgettable memories.
Riding the train across the USA: Part 5 — The one with cactuses and a moon
Another train, another journey. Crossing the West to the Pacific. And a chance to explore if I can actually get real work, building websites done on a train far out in the middle of brush and cactus country.