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    what are some prepared foods to take on Amtrak LD trip?

    I think so. We prefer it on backpacking trips. It's often found in the ethnic (e.g. Mexican, Indian) section in grocery stores.
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    what are some prepared foods to take on Amtrak LD trip?

    Have you ever tied Nido? It's non-fat powdered milk with some fat added back.
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    Viewliner Roomette upper bunk question...

    I suppose if you use just the upper bunk, you get both pads (mattresses) and maybe a tad more comfort?
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    what are some prepared foods to take on Amtrak LD trip?

    MREs have the disadvantage of being extremely caloric. One MRE has enough Calories to satisfy the needs of the average person for a day, particularly just sitting, watching the scenery pass by. They are also very high in sodium. Of course, this is generally true of all the backpacking foods...
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    what are some prepared foods to take on Amtrak LD trip?

    A few years ago the US and Singapore got into a disputer over their chewing gum ban. The result was that you could buy nicotine gum in drug stores. Have you been to one of the Disney parks and seen the cleaners using special tools to dissolve and scrape up chewing gum? It's a lot of effort to...
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    what are some prepared foods to take on Amtrak LD trip?

    Ray Jardine, well known for doing things like cutting the tags out of clothing, cutting his toothbrush in half, packs made from Cuben, all to shave grams off his weight. Me? I need to get rid of about 30 lbs I carry around my waist before I worry about cutting my toothbrush in half.
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    what are some prepared foods to take on Amtrak LD trip?

    Not a lot of Norwegians in the Florida panhandle.
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    what are some prepared foods to take on Amtrak LD trip?

    We once brought pickled herring to a pot luck. Not a big hit. I'd think that anything that was packed in liquid, particularly an oily, pungent liquid would not be a good choice on a train.
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    what are some prepared foods to take on Amtrak LD trip?

    Right. It's illegal to transport durian on the Singapore metro because it smells like rotting meat. Tastes wonderful but smells dreadful.
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    Decent Overnight Near WAS/NYP?

    Depending on the date, the Capital Hilton runs some pretty good specials. This is mostly on "off" weekends. I wouldn't recommend it if you have a car because parking is outrageous but it's just a few stops on the Red Line Metro to Farragut North, then a one-block bag-drag. Really, there are lots...
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    what are some prepared foods to take on Amtrak LD trip?

    I agree with @OBS Chief in that you should think about convenient backpacking food. I'm not talking about freeze dried chill mac or anything messy like that but more snack foods, Beef jerky, sliced hard salami, sliced cheese, dried fruit, crackers or flat bread. This type of food will keep for...
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    Best Airport Amtrak Station connection?

    I believe that there's a bus direct from MSY to Union Passenger Terminal (NOL). I'm given to believe that the easiest connection between air transport and Amtrak is at Newark (EWR). Baltimore (BWI) also gets high marks.
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    Michigan's UP?

    Passenger rail service in UP is an interesting "pipe dream" but I'd be forced to ask, "What's in the pipe?"
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    Proposals for Restored Gulf Coast Service

    The only thing I got was a quick blurb at about 2:10. Not exactly a dissertation on the subject.
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    Proposals for Restored Gulf Coast Service

    Is there a time hack we should look for in that 2.5 hour video?
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    Was pre Katrina Sunset Limited the only train to go cross country?

    There's apparently a mountain top in Panama where you can look west and see the Atlantic (Caribbean) and look east to see the Pacific (Gulf of Panama).
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    Proposals for Restored Gulf Coast Service

    Perhaps but you can pick out the SL stations on the list by their very low activity. P'cola, Crestview, Chipley, Tallahassee, Madison, Lake City. Only Okeechobee comes close and it's in the middle of nowhere. I know it's only anecdotal but I watched the SL run through Gulfport for many years and...
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    Proposals for Restored Gulf Coast Service

    Everyone needs to keep in mind that the SL segment between NOL and Tallahassee was one of the least popular, least utilized, Amtrak routes. The reason Amtrak was quick to drive a stake in its heart and very happy to leave it there was that it lost so much money. This is why I try to make the...
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    Auto Train Derailment - Auto Racks (3/29)

    Anyone know if the cars and their owners have been reunited? Any damage to the vehicles?
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    Proposals for Restored Gulf Coast Service

    Yeah, it's not a very good report. I was actually hesitant to post it. WXXV is the 2nd station in a 1-station market. They tend to use a lot of trainees.
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