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#1 JNaismith

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Posted 09 March 2017 - 02:37 PM

 

Pardon if this has been posted previously.



#2 KmH

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Posted 09 March 2017 - 05:01 PM

Thanks.


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Posted 09 March 2017 - 07:06 PM

Gorgeous scenery.

I really need to take that trip during the winter next time.

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Posted 10 March 2017 - 07:51 AM

Record snowfall in the Sierra's this year. Hope it happens again next year.

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Posted 10 March 2017 - 09:50 AM

Got to see one of these in action here last March, on our trip over the hill. 



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Posted 10 March 2017 - 02:29 PM

Record snowfall in the Sierra's this year. Hope it happens again next year.

Same here.

 

I have no desire to ride the CZ in the Summer.

I've done Spring and Fall, so Winter is next, likely mid-March.


U. S. Congress - underground trolley system (1963) • Disneyland train (1968 and various other dates) • Old Tucson steam train (1969)

Amtrak: California Zephyr - Coast Starlight 

. . . . . . .Total Amtrak miles - 11,390

• 4993 miles booked May '17 - Southwest Chief, Sunset Limited, Texas Eagle, Illinois Zephyr.

 

 

 

 


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Posted 10 March 2017 - 08:42 PM

Thank you


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