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Video of My Cross Country Train Trip!

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#1 joeblackcoffee


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Posted 31 January 2018 - 12:48 PM

Hi all,


I recently made the trip cross country from Orlando, Florida to Portland, Oregon. I documented the trip, as well as answered a bunch of questions in the video description for anyone curious about the cross country journey. My route was Orlando----->DC--------->Chicago--------->Portland


If you'd like to see the video, it's here: https://youtu.be/cnam50G1cVQ



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Posted 31 January 2018 - 08:15 PM

Thank you very much for posting this video! I feel like I took the trip myself. The EB is the one train that I have always wanted to ride but never have. I hope you keep riding and posting Joeblackcoffee. Awesome!

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Posted 01 February 2018 - 03:30 AM

Thanks for a wonderful trip report. I loved your YouTube film. Also nice that you did not cut off the singer-songwriter on board the train. Good to hear him performing the whole song. I've been on all those trains myself and it brought back a lot of nice memories. Very brave to make this trip only in Coach Class. You must have been exhausted.

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Posted 04 February 2018 - 06:01 PM

Great work!  You did a fantastic job capturing your experiences on this cross country trip and I enjoyed riding along with you.

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Posted 07 February 2018 - 07:13 AM

Thanks for a great video.

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Posted 07 February 2018 - 05:21 PM

Great job. Great touch keeping the performer’s music going as background.

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