The westbound Empire Builder is flying toward Winona trying to make up the 20 minutes it lost out of Chicago.
#7, Amtraks Empire Builder heads west through Wauwatosa, WI
Amtrak #7 crosses over to Main 2 at Raymore. Main 2 is CWR and provides a smoother ride that the jointed rail on Main 1. The CP is in the process of replacing the jointed rail, so this will no l... (more)
Having completed its station stop in Columbus, the Empire Builder gets up to speed heading into the setting sun.
This is the tundra.... it is frozen.
Amtrak's westbound Empire Builder waits at the Great Northern Station in Minneapolis as a work crew cleans snow from switches before departure.
Two consecutively numbered Amtrak P42s, 176 and 177, lead the northbound Empire Builder over the Wisconsin River.
The westbound Empire Builder is on time and rapidly heading towards its next stop at La Crosse, WI.
The westbound Empire Builder rattles through Fort McCoy on CP Main Track 1 (jointed rail) due to a loaded coal train (CP 882) on Main 2 at Raymor. After #7 cleared Raymor, the coal train continue... (more)
Amtrak P42s 168 and 155 lead the northbound Empire Builder over the Wisconsin River.
Amtrak #7, the westbound Empire Builder passes eastbound Train #8 (heading away) west of Havre, MT. Both trains are on time.
Canon EOS20D, 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM
The Empire Builder westbound at a high rate of speed towards its next stop at La Crosse, WI. (Canon EOS20D, 300mm f/4.0L IS USM)
Amtrak P42s 98 and 183 depart the Dells and head over the Wisconsin River with the Empire Builder.