The railroads are NOT dead in America, at least not in the mountain
states on transcontinental routes. We saw lots of trains on this trip.

We spent the night in Barstow, California, where we met - our friend Larry Shochet who was on the way to Phoenix. - We had dinner together and then we bowled a couple of strings. - ------------- - Tuesday, October 11 - This photo was taken after we left Barstow, going - northeast on Interstate 15 approaching Baker, California. One last pass before arriving in Nevada. The Nevada state line, and the town of Primm, Nevada, coming into view.
The very first store in Primm was actually across the line in California. - Amid all the Nevada gambling excesses in the town, this store sold California lottery tickets. Besides casinos, clothing outlet stores were big business in Primm. Crossing the Nevada desert heading for Las Vegas.
Picking up Chuck at the Las Vegas, Nevada, airport. Lake Mead as seen from Boulder City, Nevada. Bill and Chuck. We crossed Hoover Dam and parked on the Arizona side. - This is looking north up the Colorado River from the Arizona bank.

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