The inbound Empire Builder passes Tower A5, running out its last miles to Chicago Union Station. Leading the way is P42 #160, painted in the old Pepsi can livery.
On a rare move, Amtrak's Empire Builder heads east on its namesake route for the first time in 7 years. Of course during the Great Northern era, and even Amtrak until 1979, the Empire Builder was ... (more)
The Empire Builder with new Charger locomotives is well documented from the air and the ground by fellow railfan Chris Laskowski.
A pair of Amtrak P40DC “Genesis” locomotives leads the Eastbound Empire Builder over Marias Pass just east of Summit Montana, on October 6, 1997.
Amtrak #8, The Empire Builder, running 7 hours late kicks up some snow with one of the heritage units leading.
On an unusually cold and snowy October 10, 1997, Amtrak’s eastbound Empire Builder makes the climb over Marias Pass just west of Summit, Montana. This was during a short timeframe when Amtrak’... (more)
Amtrak 181 leads the Eastbound Empire Builder through Rondout.
Amtrak no. 8, the eastbound Empire Builder rolls through Marias Pass. Next stop East Glacier.
The Empire Builder has just rolled past the Isaac Walton Inn at Essex without a whistle stop. Now crossing over the Middle Fork of the Flathead River, it's only a few minutes behind schedule as i... (more)
AMTK P42DC #161 and AMTK P42DC #207 lead Amtrak Empire Builder #8 while it makes its station stop at Red Wing, MN. Photo taken 9/10/21.
Having just made an overnight journey through Washington and Idaho, Amtrak's eastbound Empire Builder stops for a 20 minute crew change before traversing the grades of Glacier National Park with t... (more)
On a cold summer morning in the Montana rockies, Amtrak 8 pauses for a stop in the popular mountain town of Whitefish with the new Phase I 50th anniversary unit in charge.
Running on time and downhill into Minot, the Chicago-bound "Empire Builder" flies high over Gassman Coulee and against a picturesque July sunset.
Amtrak's eastbound Empire Builder storms past the site of the old Milwaukee Road depot in Sturtevant on its last lap into Chicago..
After crossing the Continental Divide over Marias Pass, the Eastbound Empire Builder crosses the Two Medicine River Bridge just outside East Glacier and is about to cross the vast Montana plains.