Four passengers enjoy a friendly game of poker in the Sightseer lounge car on the Empire Builder between Seattle and Chicago. The domed cars are a great place to meet people during the day. They have tables, small love seats and swivel chairs all which offer a break from the comfortable assigned coach seats.
I'm a visual journalism professor at Gardner-Webb University in North Carolina. I have been a visual communicator for over 40 years. I currently serve on the national board of the American Society of Media Photographers.