With a matched set of veteran P42s leading the way, a late Empire Builder punches into the sunrise thru the curves of Lake Park.
AMTK 306 brakes Train 8, The Empire Builder, to a station stop at Red Wing, MN running about an hour late on its Seattle/Portland to Chicago schedule. In less than 5 minutes the train will be on i... (more)
The westbound California Zephyr is making good time as they have already clicked off a few miles into their trip all the way across Iowa. The train just left Burlington a few minutes ago and will ... (more)
One of the newish Chargers handles the Portland section of the Empire Builder. This shot was taken from the Fremont Bridge during the annual bridge pedal event.
The Empire Builder's consist pulls out of Portland Union Station to be wyed for the return trip east
The Empire Builder races a stack train out of Portland
Amtrak’s Empire Builder cruises through Fisher River, Montana, on the morning of July 2, 2023. The train is powered by a pair of Siemens ALC-42 locomotives and is eastbound on BNSF’s Hi Line S... (more)
Empire Builder Eastbound Empire builder crosses Nason Creek while sliding down Steven's Pass in typical Cascade Mountain weather. This location has been popular with railroad buffs for ye... (more)
The Empire Builder snakes its way through downtown Seattle
Running seven hours behind schedule, the Empire Builder rolls westward through the Columbia River Gorge. Melonas siding was built in 2017. It is named to honor a family that has produced three gen... (more)
Roughly 50 miles from the end of the line in Portland, the Empire Builder races west through the Columbia River Gorge.
The Portland Section of the Empire Builder crosses the causeway at Horsethief Lake.
It's a beautiful summer afternoon as Amtrak's eastbound Empire Builder races across the Skykomish River in Gold Bar, WA with ALC-42 #300 leading on July 9th, 2022.
The Amtrak Empire Builder rolls out onto the plains at Browning after crossing the Rockies at Marias Pass.
Amtrak EMD F40PH No. 259 leads train 7, the westbound Empire Builder, as it departs Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on June 28, 1993. The westbound train is approaching the N. 25th Street overpass on Soo Li... (more)