Unlike it's counterpart, the Empire Builder screeches to a stop above the Wisconsin River for a stop at Wisconsin Dells. Normally it would have met the eastbound train already, but because of it's... (more)
The engineering crew on board the westbound Empire Builder have quite the view over the Wisconsin River during the Wisconsin Dells station stop. Summer was in full swing, busy, and rather ... (more)
Summer tourist season is in full swing in downtown Wisconsin Dells as Amtrak 824 pulls in with the westbound Empire Builder.
We've just made our station stop at the Dells and I hop off for a quick pic before the Engineer gets a roll em. The eastbound Empire Builder will only be here for a couple of minutes so I had to b... (more)
By the '80s a lot of Milwaukee Road was in grim condition, but there were still bright spots, as illustrated by this shot of SD40-2s sliding around a superelevated curve with a Twin Cities-bound f... (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)
CP train 276 glides down grade through the S curves just before entering Wisconsin Dells.
Westbound Chicago/Twin Cities manifest train 65 clears County O just south of Otto's Supper Club a few miles east of Wisconsin Dells,WI.. This is the spot that the Milwaukee Road starts to run alo... (more)
The CP business train dressed in blue crosses out over WI Hwy 13 and the Wisconsin River in the Dells. Before the area became a tourist mecca and changed it's name to Wisconsin Dells, it was know... (more)
An on-time Amtrak Empire Builder waits for passengers to load at Wisconsin Dells. Not as much traffic downtown as tourist season is winding down.
Nothing says the Dells more than the green and white ducks! One passes under Amtrak's Empire Builder as it makes its station stop in town.
CP SD40-2 5727 leads a ethanol train east near the Dells.