Amtrak's Empire Builder from Seattle rolls through the junction with Metra's Fox Lake Line at Rondout, just 30 miles from an on-time arrival in Chicago.
My old friend Jim Scribbins worked in the Milwaukee Depot and was a Ticket Clerk for the Milwaukee Road on 2nd shift back in the 1960's. When I was Hostling I would stand at his ticket window and ... (more)
We're on a westbound meeting the Empire Builder on double track at Cooney.
I'm standing on top of a box car at Columbus,WI.as the eastbound Empire Builder comes into town from the west coast to make its station stop. The engine crew was Milwaukee Road Engineer John Schwa... (more)
Builder at Bison Amtrak’s eastbound Empire Builder crosses the big fill just east of Bison, Montana, during a snowy crossing of Marias Pass on December 21, 1998. Three GE P40DC “Genesis... (more)
Amtrak's Empire Builder heads east through the Burlington Northern Interbay Yard.
Adam Farence Photo.......Congrats AMTK Engineer Bruce Lemay on your upcoming retirement......It's my understanding your the last Milwaukee guy on Amtrak.....an end to another era...............Tom... (more)
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A detouring Empire Builder crosses over at Ferryville,WI.on the Burlington Northern RR.....Adam Farence Photo.
The eastbound Empire Builder with Milwaukee Road Engineer John Schwab at the throttle drops down Brookfield Hill into Elm Grove,WI.on the eastward main while a westbound freight train climbs the h... (more)
Amtrak’s eastbound Empire Builder passes over Two Medicine Bridge at East Glacier, Montana, on February 28, 1997. Powering No. 8 is GE P40DC No. 813 and two older EMD F40PHs, Nos. 374 and 326.
A CP crew watches the eastbound Empire Builder as it rolls through the interlocking at Redrock about 3.5 hours late on a gorgeous October morning.
America's train cruises through the bright golden Minnesota prairie as it tries to make up time lost the day before in Washington state.
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On a frigid New Year's Eve night, a former-BN Executive SD70MAC leads the Empire Builder into Glenview, IL.