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I'm Spreadin' the News... I'm Leavin' Today...

“I’m going on an adventure!” said the young man to the drinks machine while it dispensed his necessary morning bottle of caffienated sugar syrup.

“Whirrr….Bzzzzzt…..Clatter… Clank” said the drinks machine, spitting out the beverage in question and wondering, in the non-plussed way machines do, why this human was bothering it at 0448 in the morning. 655 more words


Riding Amtrack

Everyone in my family has already been to Seattle EXCEPT ME (insert tears).

Seattle is near Vancouver so my parents decided to bring me to Seattle and since Seattle is near Portland they decided to visit to Portland as well. 484 more words


There's Nothing Outside of Yourself You Need to Be Happy (Except Maybe Headphones)

I live in house with a husband, 2 kids, a pit bull and a room mate. Given that we have 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, this does not give us a lot of space. 595 more words

Union Station Mummies of the World Exhibit 

Photo Taken from Union Station Website. Union Station Press Room

Union Station in Kansas City has a new exhibit called Mummies of the World. It is very well done. 202 more words

World History

Amtrak, Car Involved in Accident

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – A close call for the Texas Eagle Amtrak train and a passenger vehicle in Jefferson County.

“Everyone is OK on the train, even though we had to stop very quickly. 91 more words


Rail-Tripping Across the USA

With over 500 destinations and 34 routes in the United States, there’s most likely an Amtrak station near you. Amtrak is a great way to travel. 646 more words


Engineer Charged In Deadly Philadelphia Amtrak Crash

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pennsylvania’s top prosecutor has charged a speeding Amtrak engineer with causing a catastrophe, eight counts of involuntary manslaughter and other crimes in a 2015 derailment that came after he accelerated to 106 mph in a 50 mph zone. 108 more words

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