I took the train from Baltimore to Philadelphia today to being my New Years adventure with my friend Myron. I was really impressed with how beautiful Baltimore's Penn Station is, but was blown away by the beauty and majesty of Philadelphia's 30th Street Station. Both have clearly been restored to their grandeur of earlier days, but the towering space and details of Philly's really were impressive. I'm glad that part of the trip forced me to see it, because I'm sure it otherwise would be something I would have completely missed. Perfect chapter bookends for different stages of the trip.
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