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#1 glomor

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Posted 05 September 2016 - 11:56 AM

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Spending the day at Harper's Ferry. If you can't ride Amtrak, take pictures! Attached File  ImageUploadedByAmtrak Forum1473094582.908915.jpg   111.08KB   44 downloads

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Posted 05 September 2016 - 11:59 AM

Rode the CL through there a year ago August...both directions.


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Posted 05 September 2016 - 12:12 PM

Every time I've gone through Harpers Ferry on the train, I've thought: Gee, that looks like a nice place to visit.

 

Any suggestions on things to do, see, places to sleep and eat?



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Posted 05 September 2016 - 12:18 PM

We are just here for a day trip. I'm staying with my daughter near Lancaster, PA. We parked at the National park and took a shuttle into the historic district. Lots of history here and beautiful hiking/cycling trails for the ambitious.

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Posted 05 September 2016 - 12:25 PM

Is the CL using Viewliners now?:huh:
Take it easy .......

Take the train instead and enjoy the ride!

The view is much better at 3 feet than it is at 30,000 feet!

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Posted 05 September 2016 - 12:32 PM

No, after the two Viewliners are the typical bag and Superliners.
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Posted 05 September 2016 - 01:03 PM

Used to see the John Brown burial site and family farm up in Lake Placid whenever I was up at the OTC or in town for something, finally rolled through Harper's Ferry on the CL last year. Great pictures.



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Posted 05 September 2016 - 01:29 PM

Which viewliner is second in the Phase IIIb?


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Posted 05 September 2016 - 03:38 PM

Here are a few more pics of the CL. They might be a bit fuzzy. These are screenshots from a video I took. The app won't let me post the video. Attached File  ImageUploadedByAmtrak Forum1473107864.220761.jpg   102.6KB   37 downloadsAttached File  ImageUploadedByAmtrak Forum1473107877.838276.jpg   103.08KB   38 downloadsAttached File  ImageUploadedByAmtrak Forum1473107891.929877.jpg   102.8KB   38 downloads

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Posted 05 September 2016 - 03:52 PM

A great train watching spot. Even better in the 60's when I camped just below the station (before NPS). From our tent site could see the real Capital Ltd and National Ltd- both with beautiful observation cars on the rear.

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Posted 05 September 2016 - 06:39 PM

Nice pics and a great place to visit!

Thanks for sharing!
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Posted 06 September 2016 - 09:14 AM

62012 and 62043(phase 3) fresh from Beech Grove.




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