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    Rasputin reacted to Cal's post in the thread Empire Builder accident (9/25/21) with Like Like.
    Isn't a lot of this forum speculation in general? There has been a lot of speculation about a lot of things we have very little proper...
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    I need to correct myself. The prior accident at Buelow was on March 7, 1966 following I believe a two day blizzard. The engineer of...
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    No, it was a head-on at Buelow, Montana around 1964, maybe 1962.
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    Sadly this is not the first time there has been a passenger train accident at Buelow which has resulted in multiple fatalities. The...
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    Rasputin reacted to 20th Century Rider's post in the thread Amtrak Dining with Like Like.
    Of course they can bring back full service dining to Eastern trains with quality meals... they can do anything they want to do... and...
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    Rasputin replied to the thread Amtrak Dining.
    The eastern trains should be operated as the premier trains of the system, not as cast-offs. They should feature those amenities which...
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    Rasputin reacted to Tlcooper93's post in the thread Amtrak Dining with Like Like.
    Anything would be better than flex. For Eastern LD, I bring my own food on board. Flex actually makes me kind of sick. The standard for...
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    Unfortunatly, there is no real alternative to an overnight in a hotel. I love the vibe in New Orleans myself. Maybe travel to New...
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    Rasputin replied to the thread Favorite Sleeper car room?.
    Pretty much any upper level roomette on the Portland sleeper at the rear of the Empire Bulilder or on the Texas Eagle thru sleeper at...
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    Rasputin replied to the thread Entertainment on the train.
    The Pacific Parlour car had a theatre downstairs for showing movies. I went down to look at it once but never watched a movie there...
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    Rasputin replied to the thread You eat in your room? Why?.
    Aside from some snacks now and then I generally prefer not to eat in my room because I do not wish to encourage vermin in the sleeping...
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    Rasputin replied to the thread Entertainment on the train.
    When I am planning a long distance trip on Amtrak, I will try to photocopy some pages from a pre-Amtrak timetable from the 1940s or...
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    Rasputin replied to the thread Entertainment on the train.
    On a long Amtrak trip I usually take one or two books but I don't tend to get very far into them. I also enjoy meeting and talking to...
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    Rasputin replied to the thread Entertainment on the train.
    There used to be movies shown in the sightseer lounge car in the evening. We watched a movie when we were on the westbound Empire...
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    Rasputin reacted to niemi24s's post in the thread Southwest Chief Question with Like Like.
    Another, perhaps better. way to see where rental car agencies are located is to go to the agency home page and enter the city. Most...
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