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Sacramento Lights

Here’s a different look at one of the chandeliers at Sacramento Valley Station. I was waiting for a late train returning home Dec. 30, so I set my sights on a different part of the station. I wondered what people … Continue reading

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Surfing Internet from train a breeze… when I could get online

Taking the train to visit family in Southern California over the holidays gave me a chance to check out the new Wi-Fi Internet service fromAmtrak. The service was convenient when it worked, but I often had problems connecting to the … Continue reading

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Talking and taking trains on Turkey Day

For all of my kvetching about “virtual strip searches” and airport security gropings, my Thanksgiving travel plans always included taking the train (and a bus) to the Bay Area to visit family. It’s more of a matter of convenience and … Continue reading

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Everybody’s talking about … ‘Supertrain’?

In what is probably one of the year’s biggest headscratchers, I’ve noticed a number of bloggers writing about the failed 1970s NBC TV series called “Supertrain.” Haven’t heard of this “Love Boat” on rails? Neither did I, until I stumbled … Continue reading

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