Today's #7 departs Minot a bit off the advertised with the Phase 4 heritage P42 leading.
Train 7 the Empire Builder with 11 cars makes its late evening appearance at Grand Crossing tower.
Three of Amtrak's finest pull the westbound Empire Builder into Seattle's King Street Station about a half hour early while a southbound BNSF train hauls a few Boeing 737 aircraft bodies.
Amtrak Cascades F59PHI no. 470 leads the Empire Builder through Brookfield, WI. It was typical cloudy and gray Wisconsin weather, but it's not every day that you see King Tut flying through Brookf... (more)
Amtrak 192 leads another P42DC and the westbound Empire Builder out of Union Station and up to street level at Canal Street with part of the Windy City skyline in the background.
The sun sets on May Day 2010 and Amtrak's Empire Builder is recrewing and getting a new set of passengers before proceeding north towards Red Wing and destinations beyond.
Almost there Amtrak's westbound “Empire Builder” slides along the waterfront at Edmonds, Washington, on April 16, 2010, and will soon be ending a long trip from Chicago to Seattle. At t... (more)
Unlike it's counterpart, the Empire Builder screeches to a stop above the Wisconsin River for a stop at Wisconsin Dells. Normally it would have met the eastbound train already, but because of it's... (more)
With both Empire Builders running well behind schedule, a rare meet takes place at Moorhead Jct in daylight. Train 8 is coming off the Hillsboro Sub and crossing over to main 2 in front of Amtrak... (more)
With heritage unit 184 in the lead, a 3 hour late Empire Builder flies west past Mt. Muller near the small town of Lake Park, MN.
The engineering crew on board the westbound Empire Builder have quite the view over the Wisconsin River during the Wisconsin Dells station stop. Summer was in full swing, busy, and rather ... (more)
The westbound Empire Builder is slightly behind schedule as it needed to wait for the four-hour late eastbound Empire Builder at the crossover east of Reeseville.
Summer tourist season is in full swing in downtown Wisconsin Dells as Amtrak 824 pulls in with the westbound Empire Builder.
The cab in the lead unit was full as the Empire Builder heads for its next stop in Winona. They lost a bit of time at River Junction as the dispatcher had no choice other than to run them through... (more)
The Oneida St. Griswolds: The Empire Builder engages the classic Minneapolis-built Griswold signals in the West 7th St. neighborhood in St. Paul. Tonight's train featured the Amtrak herit... (more)