Our departure time, 6:20 p.m. behind
Train 591, arrived and we reboarded for our 100-mile ride north.
The passengers congregated in the vestibule. Doug said, "This is
the best seat in the house on the way home." He said it would be
fine to stay on the vestibule as much of the trip as we wanted.
I've ridden on an open platform on the McKinley Explorer before ,<http://www.trainweb.org/carl/halx2003/McKinley.htm
> and still remembered that I got some of my best photographs going
north of Santa Barbara on that open platform.
Our ride into the sunset on the Pacific