Spring Snow Spring can sometimes throw weather curve balls in the upper midwest, a very late Empire Builder cruises past the CP Depot in Hastings after a mid-March snow storm. Amtrak had al... (more)
The Empire Builder arrives into St. Cloud for a crew change nine hours late with a surprise (to me) leader. With a quick crew change here in St. Cloud, the train gained an hour by arriving... (more)
The eastbound Empire Builder skirts frozen Pewaukee Lake on a sunny but very cold winter day.
It appears Adam is stopped on a westbound CP freight at the absolute for Midway with a train ahead as Amtrak's eastbound Empire Builder enters the Minnesota Transfer....Adam Farence Photo.
The Empire Builder at Red Rock with Heritage engine 145 on the point and the Milwaukee Road Super Dome operated by Railroading Heritage of Midwest America (RHMA) bringing up the rear.
After ditching a locomotive at Midway, the Empire Builder speeds along a straight section of the River Subdivision towards Red Wing with 145 out front.
The eastbound Empire Builder passes St. Mary's church as it briefly skirts frozen Pewaukee Lake.
Amtrak 311 leads an eastbound Empire Builder along the Flathead River in Glacier National Park in May of 1990.
The Empire Builder speeds towards Red Wing passing through the Vermillion siding south of Hastings.
The Empire Builder rolls through the West Seventh neighborhood in St. Paul along the Merriam Park subdivision a handful of hours late.
The Empire Builder rolls into the Minnesota Commercial A Yard with #1 out front and an extended consist filled with many other interesting pieces of Amtrak equipment including #42 and sever... (more)
A winter edition of the Empire Builder glides along the Merriam Park subdivision, late, but looking good among the white snow and blue sky!
Just minutes after a perfect winter sunrise, Amtrak's Empire Builder flies under an old wooden bridge east of Hawley with an unusual consist today. Of note is the second locomotive, AMTK 42, paint... (more)
Amtrak 16 leads the eastbound Empire Builder through KK Bridge.
Amtrak 8, the Empire Builder passes by CP 484 and heads through KK Bridge in Milwaukee