Great American Rail Adventure 2015 I met Celeste who is the conductor on the Amtrak Crescent, when we stopped in Birmingham, Alabama. She’s a helpful and gracious woman who obviously loves what she’s doing. As we talked about her work, it became evident she throughly enjoys working on the rails. I enjoyed watching smile constantly […]
Great American Rail Adventure 2015 When I took a morning stretch break at the Klamath Falls, Oregon station, I met Amtrak assistant conductor Sheridan Hurd greeting passengers as they boarded the Coast Starlight on the way to Portland, Oregon. He is a fourth generation rail worker, whose father was the Station master in Portland.