Abigail traveled 6,000 miles on Amtrak during her 2016-2017 writer's residency.

 

Here are some photos from the journey.

Saying a quick #goodbye to #manhattan before my #amtrakresidency
Beautiful #Virginia #sunset
All settled in to my #roomette in the #sleepercar
Gorgeous #clouds in the #Alabama #sky
Good night, #nola
#Sunset over #lakepontchartrain
#streetcar #nola #amtrakresidency #travel #neworleans
#cafedumonde #neworleans #nola #amtrakresidency #travel
#Tomb in #stlouiscemeteryno1
#carouselbar #nola #neworleans #amtrakresidency #travel #frenchquarter
#pool #infinitypool #nola #neworleans #summer #centralbusinessdistrict #travel #travelgram
Deep in the heart of #Texas
#Flooding covers a road in #jennings, #jeffersondavisparish, #louisiana
The mighty #mississippiriver
Beautiful #Texas again
#rockformation in #newmexico
#Citylights of #houston as seen from the #amtrak station
One more
#venicebeach #cali #california #amtrak #amtrakresidency #travel #beach #travelgram
Nice day for a #train ride
#tclchinesetheater #chandelier
Found the #hollywoodsign
Looking through the #peephole at a piece in the #cabinetofcuriosities #installation at #unionstation
Hey hey #la
It's #wineoclock. #Winerytour at #sanantoniowinery, the only remaining #winery in #LA
#Contedisavoia, an #italian #deli in #littleitaly, #chicago. They make an amazing #prosciutto and #f
Made a pilgrimage to #littleitaly to see the street where my grandfather's family lived
Back on the #train in beautiful #newmexico
#elephantseals #chilling off the #pacificcoasthighway
#Sunrise over #missouri
Time to say goodbye, #chicago. Our time was short but sweet
Arrived at #pennstation. After 6,000 miles, I am happy to be home
#pacificcoasthighway #pch #us1 #amtrakresidency #travel #travelgram #nofilter
#missionsantabarbara against the #mountains
#solvang #california #cali #amtrakresidency #travel #travelgram
Back in the #empirestate
Good stuff
#sunset in #colorado
Bye for now, #la! It's been a great few days. Off to #chicago on the #southwestchief and then home t
One last #la pic. You never know what celebrities you will see in #hollywood
#Rainbow in #gallup #newmexico
#Redbarn among the #cornfields of #illinois
I'll miss you, #nola. #LA bound on the #sunsetlimited
We meet again, #hudsonriver
#Graffiti in #nyc #traintunnel on the way to #pennstation
Hello, #chicago