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West Coast May-June 2004 

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Amtrak Empire Builder Route,  Chicago to Seattle

Amtrak Coast Starlight Route,  Seattle to Emeryville (San Francisco)

Amtrak-California Capitol Corridor Route Emeryville to Sacramento

Southwest Airlines Sacramento to Las Vegas

Southwest Airlines Las Vegas to Chicago Midway

Chicago, Glacier National Park, Seattle, San Francisco, Sacramento, Las Vegas, Laughlin, NV   

 Amtrak Empire Builder, Coast Starlight  Itinerary Page Link Index Menu

1.  Chicago Union Station, Leaving on Amtrak Empire Builder Train

2.  Going by Pewaukee and Oconomowoc and Watertown

3.  Columbus, Portage power plant, Wis Dells, La Crosse , Minot stops

4.  Havre Montana

5.  Mountains of Glacier National Park, Whitefish, arriving Seattle

6.  Going to my Seattle hotel and Space Needle

7.  View from on top of the Space Needle, Monorail

8.  Riding the Monorail to Westlake Center

9.  Seattle Center grounds Festivities

10.  Lake Union area, following day sightseeing

11.  Walking downtown Seattle to Pioneer Square District

12.  Riding the Jackson Street Trolley

13.  Walking the Seattle harbor piers

14.  Seattle Harbor Piers

15.  Seattle Harbor Piers up the hill to an Internet Cafe

16.  Visiting the Bank of America Tower

17.  Visiting the Smith Tower

18.   Smith Tower pictures and back to the harbor for a cruise

19.  Boarding the Argosy Harbor Cruise Boat

20.  Argosy Cruise Harbor Tour Pictures

21.  More Argosy Harbor Cruise Pictures

22.  More harbor pictures, back to Pioneer Square area

23.  Bus back to hotel and walk to Lake Union area

24.  Walk to Seattle Center, motel, arriving King St Station

25.  Amtrak Coast Starlight train pulling of Seattle

26.  Train sight pictures of Tacoma bridge

27.  Arriving Portland, Oregon Union Station

28.  Coast Starlight sights, arriving Emeryville (San Francisco)

29.  Riding the Amtrak Bus across the Bay Bridge into San Francisco

30.  Buying a ticket for Alcatraz Cruise, San Francisco Bay Walk

31.  More Bay Walk pictures and getting closer to the Golde Gate 

32.  Walking the hills to the Golden Gate Bridge

33.  Golden Gate Bridge from Crissey Field

34.  Buses back to San Francisco Center, Trolley to Cable Car ride

35.  Ship marine displays, cable car ride from Fisherman's Wharf

36.  Cable car ride sights, back to catch the Alcatraz tour

37.  Boat ride to the "Rock" Alcatraz

38.  Arriving Alcatraz, touring Alcatraz

39.  Inside Alacatraz

40.  Inside Alcatraz

41.  Inside Alcatraz

42. Inside Alcatraz

43.  Leaving Alcatraz, back at Fisherman's Wharf

44.  My cheap motel, riding the BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit)

45.  San Francisco downtown sights at dusk

46.  San Francisco China Town, Charles Scwab at night

47.  Catching Amtrak California Capitol Corridor train

48.  Capitol Corridor sights Emeryville to Sacramento

49.  Sacramento Downtown Westfield Center to Old Sacramento

50.  Touring Old Sacramento, California State Capitol Building

51.  Take-off from Sacramento Airport to Vegas, CAT 202 west

52.  Walking inside from Bally's to the Aladdin

53.  CAT 202 eastbound to Sam's Town Hotel Casino, Boulder Station

54.  Las Vegas Circus Circus waiting for Laughlin, NE Tour Bus

55.  Riding the tour bus to Laughlin

56.  Riding the Colorado River water taxi

57.  Don Laughlin's Riverside Auto Museum Collection

58.  Taking off Last Vegas to Chicago Midway

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