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The feeling of exhilaration as the train comes into the station, blowing the horn, sounding of bells, squealing of the brakes, and hissing to a stop. A start of a new adventure……….
California Zephyr to Chicago. “The Great River Bridge is an asymmetrical, single tower cable-stayed bridge over the Mississippi River. It carries U.S. Route 34 from Burlington, Iowa to the town of Gulf Port, Illinois.”
Coast Starlight on the way to Seattle. “Tacoma Narrows Bridge, suspension bridge across the Narrows of Puget Sound, connecting the Olympic Peninsula with the mainland of Washington state, U.S. The original bridge, known colloquially as “Galloping Gertie,” was a landmark failure in engineering history. The bridge became known for its pitching deck, and collapsed into Puget Sound the morning of November 7, 1940, under high wind conditions.”