Due to a combination of a harsh winter, booming oil industry, and aggressive trackwork, Amtrak's Prized train, the Empire Builder detours over the KO Sub. While the eastbound train 8 still uses i... (more)
My old friend Ron Morales hangs out of the Fireman's door on the Empire Builder to give a friendly wave. The Builder has just departed Portage,WI. westbound for the coast.
Already several hours late, the westbound Empire Builder departs the Dells and heads over the Wisconsin River.
Amtrak's Empire Builder westbound a couple of miles west of Portage,WI..
The westbound Empire Builder, already several hours late, highballs past Rondout tower.
We're about to depart the Milwaukee Depot with a couple of new SDP's on Amtrak's Empire Builder. I remember how exciting it was to be on brand new passenger power on the Builder after working with... (more)
Amtrak's 100th P42 leads a 5 hour late Empire Builder through Skykomish.
The westbound Empire Builder is only about a mile away from the station stop at Edmonds.
Amtrak's Empire Builder rounds the bend at the Cutoff as it departs Milwaukee for the west coast on a gloomy afternoon.
Amtrak's Empire Builder just before sunset at Portage Junction.
Amtrak's Empire Builder just west of Portage,WI. with an ex-GN F on the point.
Amtrak's Empire Builder passes the Portage depot 40mph as it was a flag stop back then.
A tardy Empire Builder rolls west along the Columbia River just east of Rock Island, WA. Next stop Wenatchee. The April 15 schedule change resulted in daylight running through Wenatchee and over S... (more)
Amtrak's Empire Builder with an abbreviated consist westbound between Reeseville and Astico,WI. shot from an eastbound freight train on the Milwaukee Road.
Amtrak's Empire Builder track speed Duplainville,WI..