A five hour late eastbound Empire Builder, with three private cars on the rear, finally pulls into the Fargo station after freight traffic clears. Unfortunately, the crew is about to die on... (more)
Amtrak 4, the Southwest Chief, is three hours behind the advertised as it rolls east through Morris with a pair of heritage units on the point.
The Empire Builder cruises through the Traill County seat of Hillsboro, a Great Northern Railway community half-way between Grand Forks and Fargo named honoring the Empire Builder himself, ... (more)
After originating out of Chicago 7.5 hours late, the westbound Empire Builder is now 10.5 hours late leaving Grand Forks. Unfortunately, they will soon be stopping again at Larimore and mee... (more)
The Empire Builder running just over 10 hours takes the west leg of the wye at DL Switch transitioning from the Devils Lake subdivision to the Hillsboro subdivision. In a matter of meters ... (more)
Amtrak's Zephyrs stop in McCook, Nebraska, in the middle of the night. Here is Amtrak #5, the westbound San Francisco Zephyr (Chicago IL to Oakland CA) with 13 cars, over three hour... (more)
Amtrak's Southwest Chief is seen flying across Argentine Yard. Number 4 has just finished refueling at the Argentine Fuel Pad and is now heading for Kansas City Union Station and then onto Chicago... (more)
#4 rolls under an iconic ATSF signal bridge at Eudora, KS.
The 2011 AAPRCO Convention Special, appropriately named, "The Kansas City Chief", rolls down rare mileage between Emporia and Kansas City on the freight only "Ottawa Cutoff".
An Amtrak heritage unit is second out as a massively late eastbound Empire Builder rolls into Grand Forks. The train will pull onto main 1, facing into town, before backing out and entering... (more)
Running over an hour late across the BNSF Topeka Sub. is The Chief with the Phase II engine on the point.
Due to a freight derailment near Kintyre, MT, the eastbound Empire Builder is running more than eight hours late as it flies around the curve west of Larimore. Hannah Junction was once the ... (more)
The golden light of a new day illuminates the seven hour late eastbound Empire Builder as it speeds into Grand Forks.
A two-and-a-half hour late westbound Empire Builder pulls into Grand Forks on a crisp spring morning. Not helping the situation is a slow order along this three-mile stretch of track into t... (more)
Just out of Grand Forks, ND, a very late builder behind an unusual leader heads south on the Hillsboro sub. They'll encounter a sick passenger, signal problems, and a broken rail before their arr... (more)