The eastbound Empire Builder blazes by Anoka Station with AMTK 184 40th anniversary unit and FRA's DOTX 221 "office of safety" car.
The eastbound Empire Builder crosses the Mississippi River in Hastings with AMTK 184 40th anniversary unit and FRA's DOTX 221 "office of safety" car.
BNSF C44-9W #789 in warbonnet paint leads the Amtrak Empire Builder to Chicago. Blizzard conditions in Montana may have contributed not only to the 5-hour delay but also the need to have the locom... (more)
With temps near 40 degrees, Amtrak 8 runs 4 hours behind left-handed around road foreman on Valentine's Day 2017.
With one of the P42s out of service with a blown turbo, Amtrak called upon the aid of BNSF, but this time, unlike the typical GE helper, an EMD SD70ACe was put in passenger service.
A thin coating of ice covers a pond as the eastbound Empire Builder descends the eastern slope of Marias Pass.