We had a neat trip to DC. I’ll let the pictures do the talking.
First up: Our own Union Station. Love the old benches:
Sometimes the light at the end of the tunnel is actually an oncoming train:
Let’s see: Janitor with broom, or devil with pitchfork?
State-of-the-art Room Dimming Device. The conductor placed Emergency Instructions in an overhead light for us sleepers, because we boarded past midnight.
First light, in Ashland Kentucky. Starts out as a very gray day:
Ashland’s pretty big:
We stopped in Huntington and Charleston, but I couldn’t take any decent pictures there. This is Montgomery, WV:
Montgomery again. Old-school furniture store:
This may have been the biggest treat for me. The train stopped for a smoke break in Prince, WV. I departed to take some pics of the station. How cool is this place?
Next stop, Hinton:
White Sulphur Springs, WV. A former resort town trying for a little year-round holiday magic:
Clifton Forge, VA:
Staunton, VA. This town was picture perfect. It looked almost like a movie set:
I believe this is Charlottesville:
I know this is Charlottesville. Looks like a fun dive bar:
Don’t think we stopped here:
Manassas is basking in DC’s glow. Beautiful town:
Finally, we arrive in DC about 3 hours behind schedule. As expected. I like this design:
A few more randomly placed photos from the trip back:
Tiny little town in WV:
Union Station, DC:
Didn’t stop here, but I like it:
Finally, proof of DC’s new bike-sharing program: