Some of the first light of a chilly January day finds the front of a late running eastbound Empire Builder as it climbs out of the Red River valley on the former Northern Pacific mainline in weste... (more)
Amtrak's Empire Builder departs out of the downtown Milwaukee Amtrak station. A Next-Gen ALC-42 leads Amtrak 144, a P42DC which was built in February 2002.
Under blue skies and a fresh snowfall, Amtrak's Empire Builder rolls east to Mpls/St. Paul.
A trio of Amtrak GE P40DC Genesis locomotives in their original scheme power the eastbound Empire Builder over Marias Pass at milepost 1148 just east of Summit, Montana, on October 7, 1997.
Amtrak's Operation Lifesaver 50th Anniversary motor leads a late Empire Builder toward Fargo, ND. We lucked into a sucker hole on an otherwise pretty cloudy morning for this one.
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A 7+ hour late Amtrak 8 heads through St. Paul with the Operation Lifesaver P42 and Day 1 Charger.
The eastbound Empire Builder is running close to 5 hours late on a pleasant October morning as it glides along the Mississippi River, nearing its next station stop in St Cloud.
A 5+ hour late Empire Builder slowly rolls out of the station in Glenview, IL, with two of the Phase VI ALC-42 Charger locomotives leading the way.
River, road, and rail all carry commerce through downtown Saint Paul. The waterfront area of the state capitol has undergone numerous changes over the years. At one time, steamboat moorings and wa... (more)
Four locomotives, including the Phase II heritage unit, lead the eastbound Empire Builder into downtown Saint Paul. Several private railcars were also on the train, making for a unique sight as it... (more)
A late running eastbound Empire Builder made for a perfect view of it climbing through the sweeping curve at Lake Park, MN on a beautiful late summer morning.
Amtrak train 8, the eastbound Empire Builder, approaches the only active railroad tunnel in Wisconsin at appropriately-named Tunnel City on September 27, 1987.
Amtrak's class ALC-42 leads the eastbound Empire Builder out of St. Paul.
AMTK P42DC #160 and AMTK P42DC #161 lead Amtrak Empire Builder #8 into Red Wing, MN on 5/24/22.
Amtrak’s Eastbound Empire Builder #8 comes to a hard station stop as it crosses the Wisconsin River on the double decker trestle. The “Pepsi Can” P42DC #160 leads.