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Miami To New York : Mid Atlantic States … Philadelphia … And Beyond…

September 30, 2010

AMTRAK Engineers Reminisce

Part 1:

I think we are in the Baltimore yard, changing tracks or engines…can anyone help on this?.

As we approach Philadelphia and it’s magnificent 30th Street Station, Dick and Blair exchange train stories. Neat stuff.

These guys are good. I think we will add more of their stories. Stay tuned

Sean & I got off at 30th Street Station, to stop and re-load, re-charge, re-energize and have a “happening” at The Meeting House , in Spring City.  Some photos of The Happening have been posted here.

The ImaginAIRium, home of

Sean wanted to see The Meeting House Law Building and Gallery to develop plans to change The Meeting House’s Great Room into The ImiginAIRium. The new addition to The Meeting House would remain as The Mayerson Law Offices.

We stopped in historic Spring City – Royorsford  (great old train station) and Birchrunville  (George Washington obtained gun powder from the mills in Birchrunville prior to the battle in Valley Forge ) for two days, to re- everything, do the happening and then we embarked on an early bird AMTRAK to New York City – to get off at Pennsylvania Station in New York City…                                                                                                                                        A great train song :   Chattanooga Choo-Choo:  “…We leave The Pennsylvania Station, bout a quarter to four. Read a magazine, then you’re in           Baltimore; diner in a dinner, nothing could be finer, than to have your ham & eggs in Caroliner…”) See here for video of song from 1947 movie

We spent the day filming our escapade in New York City, before we departed New York, for the …And Beyond part of the adventure:    New York To Miami…And Beyond : IRELAND.

6 Comments leave one →
  1. pathfinder permalink
    September 30, 2010 1:42 pm

    neat story…will have to check it out on the ground

  2. levi morris permalink
    September 30, 2010 9:54 pm

    Hy and Sean, Glad to see all the new posts. Keep up the good work. Can’t wait to see the final project. I expect an invitation to the premiere.

    • October 12, 2010 8:05 pm

      Levi, You are invited. Hope you saw the “Beyond The Beyond” post on Blazing Horse… What are you up to?
      I love that we made friends with another film maker on the expedition…

  3. Wasabii permalink
    October 11, 2010 5:13 pm

    Really enjoyed the engineer’s stories. Nice of them to share some of their most exciting adventures. Great coverage!

    • October 12, 2010 8:02 pm

      I believe there are more conversations with the engineers…
      Time flies on this winged chariot…


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