Amtrak 156 prepares to depart Edmonds station on it's last few miles to it's final destination in Seattle.
The sun is starting to break through the fog bank as Amtrak #7 breaks out of the fog at Gold Bar, WA just after sunrise on 1/27/07.
Light cloud cover doesn't hinder a noon sun on a warm Winter day from lighting the stainless steel sides of Amtrak 7, the Westbound Empire Builder being assisted by a BNSF ES44AC. The sun w... (more)
A westbound Empire Builder with AMTK 207, AMTK 54 and AMTK 185 at St Paul's Midway Depot.
The westbound Amtrak Empire Builder idles during its 45 minute station stop at the St. Paul/Minneapolis, Minnesota Midway station. A P40DC #821 is sandwiched between the predictable set of P42's.
After the two-minute station stop taking on baggage in addition to passengers, the westbound Empire Builder takes the first curve after Fall River, Wisconsin.
The Empire Builder pulls into Columbus, Wisconsin for its fourth station stop on its way out west.
The westbound Empire Builders hauls at track speed a few miles out of Columbus, Wisconsin.
The Builder: Amtrak train 7, the Empire Builder, makes its way across the Two Medicine Bridge at East Glacier, Montana on the evening of July 3, 2011. The train is almost an hour late as it... (more)
As it departs the Wisconsin Dells Amtrak Station, the Empire Builder crosses the Wisconsin River just upstream of the Kilbourn Dam. The water was particularly foamy and frothy after gushing throu... (more)
The Empire Builder cruises into Portage, Wisconsin, about an hour late of it scheduled stop at 5:34 PM. The station and platform in Portage is more or less a glorified bus stop, which make... (more)
The Empire Builder sits under the platform lights minutes before gearing up to head westbound, leaving its station stop in St. Paul.
Having squirmed its way through the Cascade mountains, the Empire Builder can now stretch its legs across open trestles before slowing for the stop in Everett. Only another hour to the end of the... (more)
The Northbound empire builder highballs out of Chicago under the classic Pennsy signal at Racine Avenue. The train has just met a inbound Amtrak regional which can be seen in the distance.
The Empire Builder rolls under the PRR signals and up to the elevation having just left CUS.