Tag Archives: Amtrak

Trainspotting in Hinsdale

(Hinsdale, Illinois) To quote our friends at Trains Magazine, suffice it to say: “one could spend months or years trying to photograph all of Chicago’s rail lines. Most people don’t have that much time, so here is a nominee for the first … Continue reading

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Morning Training

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Coaling Tower

 

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Travels with Charley: Training Day

(January 15, 2017) Any day with a train ride is a good day, but a day with four trains rides?  Why, that’s a great day, and the Ides of January was made all the more memorable because I rode the South … Continue reading

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Michigan Central Station

(Detroit, Michigan) My friend Jay Samuelsson promised me a tour of Detroit after we watched the Tigers beat the Red Sox 10-5 on Sunday, and so we were soon motoring around the Motor City.  “What do you want to see?” … Continue reading

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Getting off in Pittsburgh

 

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Blue Water Special

(May 29, 2016) We were bicycling south on Avery Road, just east of Three Oaks, Michigan, when we heard the herald call of Amtrak’s eastbound train 364, The Blue Water.  We circled back and made it to trackside in time to … Continue reading

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