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Amtrak in Minnesota
It's all Empire Builder with scenes from the city and country.
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Photo ID: 690799

A late Empire Builder crosses over the Rum River after a fresh snowfall.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: GE P42DC
Location: Anoka, Minnesota, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 182
Train ID: 8
Photo Date: March 02, 2019


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By: Brian Ziegler

Added: Mar 16, 2019

Views: 885
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Favorited: 3
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Photo ID: 639253

My father made many business trips to the Twin Cities in the early 1970s and made the most of those opportunities to photograph rail operations in the metropolitan area. One of his favorite place... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: EMD F7(A)
Location: Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA
Locomotive #: BN 9724
Train ID: Empire Builder
Photo Date: July, 1973


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By: Ted Steinbrenner

Added: Nov 27, 2017

Views: 5,478
Comments: 2

Favorited: 31

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Photo ID: 629499

The North Coast Hiawatha makes a station stop for passengers, servicing and a crew change at Minneapolis. It will leave via the Stone Arch Bridge, then switch to Milwaukee Road trackage in St. Pau... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: EMD SDP40F
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 540
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July, 1976


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By: Bill Edgar

Added: Sep 05, 2017

Views: 1,978
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Favorited: 21

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Photo ID: 628707

Amtrak's Arrowhead which provided service between the Twin Cities and Twin Ports is crossing the Mississippi River at the entry to the former GN depot in Minneapolis. At this time Amtrak used this... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: EMD E8(A)
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 332
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July, 1976


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By: Bill Edgar

Added: Aug 29, 2017

Views: 3,276
Comments: 5

Favorited: 28

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Photo ID: 628643

Amtrak's North Coast Hiawatha has just left the former GN station in Minneapolis for its trip to Chicago. This first 100 plus miles are along the Mississippi River, starting here with a crossing o... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: EMD E8(A)
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 334
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July, 1976


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By: Bill Edgar

Added: Aug 29, 2017

Views: 2,579
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Favorited: 37

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Photo ID: 612432

Amtrak's North Coast Hiawatha crosses the landmark GN Stone Arch bridge as the westbound train approaches the Minneapolis station. By the time it continues west, the sun will be setting and it wil... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: EMD SDP40F
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 531
Train ID: North Coast Hiawatha
Photo Date: July, 1976


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By: Bill Edgar

Added: Apr 06, 2017

Views: 2,856
Comments: 1

Favorited: 15

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Photo ID: 609156

The Empire Builder is running ~ 2 hours late on a balmy late winter morning.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: GE P42DC
Location: Ramsey, Minnesota, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 155
Train ID: 8
Photo Date: March 05, 2017


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By: Brian Ziegler

Added: Mar 07, 2017

Views: 1,520
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Photo ID: 603546

After ditching a locomotive at Midway, the Empire Builder speeds along a straight section of the River Subdivision towards Red Wing with 145 out front.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: GE P42DC
Location: Hastings, Minnesota, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 145
Train ID: AMTK 8
Photo Date: January 07, 2017


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By: Brian Kays

Added: Jan 18, 2017

Views: 1,449
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Favorited: 7

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Photo ID: 589897

Amtrak #8 has just crossed the Mississippi River and is passing the Hasting, MN depot in October of 1992.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: EMD F40PH
Location: Hastings, Minnesota, USA
Locomotive #: AMT 319
Train ID: #8
Photo Date: October, 1992


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By: Greg Mross

Added: Sep 20, 2016

Views: 1,830
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Photo ID: 577209

Amtrak's Empire Builder gets up to speed on the former Milwaukee Road mainline just south of Winona, MN. It will make a fast run to North La Crosse, WI, then head across the Badger state to Milwau... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: EMD F40PH
Location: Winona, Minnesota, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 247
Train ID: AMTK 8
Photo Date: February 28, 1993


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By: Bill Edgar

Added: May 21, 2016

Views: 1,917
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Favorited: 19

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Photo ID: 573070

The Empire Builder speeds along the River Subdivision through the signals at Blackbird East only a few minutes out of Red Wing.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: GE P42DC
Location: Prairie Island, Minnesota, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 79
Train ID: AMTK 8
Photo Date: April 13, 2016


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By: Brian Kays

Added: Apr 14, 2016

Views: 1,360
Comments: 1

Favorited: 3

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Photo ID: 553810

The Empire Builder departs Union Depot nearly 13 hours late with a reverse consist and no baggage car. A pair of Wisconsin derailments at Alma and Watertown forced Amtrak to get creative g... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: GE P42DC
Location: Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 41
Train ID: AMTK 7
Photo Date: November 09, 2015


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By: Brian Kays

Added: Nov 09, 2015

Views: 2,225
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Favorited: 4

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Photo ID: 548794

Amtraks eastbound Empire Builder was running a little over an hour late passing Lake Pepin adjacent the Mississippi River near Maple Springs

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: GE P42DC
Location: Maple Springs, Minnesota, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 142
Train ID: 8
Photo Date: September, 2015


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By: Joe Blackwell

Added: Oct 02, 2015

Views: 2,007
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Photo ID: 539864

The longest Empire Builder I've personally seen climbs through the Lake Park curves on a perfect summer morning behind four locomotives.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: GE P42DC
Location: Lake Park, Minnesota, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 207
Train ID: AMTK 8
Photo Date: July 25, 2015


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By: Bryant Kaden

Added: Jul 25, 2015

Views: 4,521
Comments: 1

Favorited: 21

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Photo ID: 530572

The Empire Builder at the restored St Paul Union Depot on National Train Day.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: GE P42DC
Location: Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA
Locomotive #: 39
Train ID: 8
Photo Date: May 09, 2015


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By: Robert M. Ball

Added: May 11, 2015

Views: 2,497
Comments: 0

Favorited: 12
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