The Westbound Empire Builder departs the Dells and passes over the Wisconsin River.
Amtrak Phase IV heritage unit ducks under the Pennsy signal bridge at CP Morgan with the westbound Empire Builder, meeting a inbound Metra. 2 of the 3 sets of position lights had been replaced, an... (more)
Pennsy Style position Signal Heads were replaced at CP-Morgan north of Union Station. The PRIOR signal bridge remains.
The original signals date back to the original Panhandle... (more)
Amtrak's Empire Builder departs Chicago and heads west towards Seattle and Portland, passing under the Pennsylvania Railroad signal bridge at CP Morgan. Locomotives:AMTK 154 P42DCA... (more)
A true "Wow, I can't believe this happened!".. actually happened on March 11th of 2017, as an Amtrak Cascades F59PHI escaped from Washington State leading Amtrak 8, and was turned and re... (more)
It's probably around 630pm and we're stopped on the westbound Empire Builder at Tunnel City,WI.. The DS bet on an eastbound freight train to clear the single track through the hole before we got t... (more)
Amtrak No. 7, the westbound Empire Builder, curves toward the N. Clinton Street grade crossing on Metra’s West Milwaukee line just out of Chicago Union Station on November 9, 2017. The train is pa... (more)
Amtrak 134 departs out of the Dells with the westbound Empire Builder.
As the winter sun rises above some distant clouds, the Empire Builder breaks the calm as it flies west out of Larimore with a healthy holiday season consist.
Amtrak's Empire Builder picks up speed as it heads west through Pewaukee Wisconsin
Running six minutes early, Amtrak's Empire Builder heads through a curve west of Reeseville that many enthusiasts have shot from since the days of the Milwaukee Road.
The boiler water is overflowing as Milwaukee Road Engineer John Schwab readies himself for the 196 mile trip to Lacrosse on the Empire Builder. I'll be Firing for John today and when I climb aboar... (more)
The Seattle section of the Empire Builder crosses the North Fork Skykomish River in the morning at Index, Washington while on its way down from Stevens Pass.