2008 – Los Angeles

My trip with my Dad to Los Angeles to meet some other train fans.

Trip Complete

Sunday morning we headed out early for a specially arranged tour of the LA Amtrak shops. It was very cool (to a bunch of railfans) to get to do this and see the workings of this facility. Here are a couple of shots… After, we grabbed some lunch a local place called Filipes. Then we … Continue reading »

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Saturday

Today was a long, fun, yet simple day. It was all about riding trains and hanging out with new friends. We started to day at Union Station at 8:30 where we caught a Surfliner train to San┬áDiego. We arrived in San Diego around 11:30. We ate lunch nearby and then spent the afternoon riding the … Continue reading »

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First Day in LA

Let me begin by saying that riding coach overnight is quite an adventure in not sleeping. While the coach seats are superior to 1st class airlines, they are still not that great for sleeping. I am running on empty right now so this is going to be short. We got on the train in Lamy … Continue reading »

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Lamy

We arrived in Lamy at 11:30 mountain time. We got our tickets and then went down the road and ate lunch at Subway. We are now back at the station waiting for our train that is due to arrive at around 2:30. The eastbound train will be coming through a little before so we will … Continue reading »

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LA Trip With My Dad

My Dad and I are hopping on Amtrak for a quick trip to Los Angeles. A group of Amtrak fans I am a part of are having a get together and I thought this would be a great opportunity for my Dad and I to ride a train together. We are getting on in Lamy, … Continue reading »

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