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  1. King TuT # 7

    King TuT # 7

    What a surprise on a foggy morning Amtrak # 7 the Empire Builder Chicago to Seattle comes in to Seattle this day with King Tut on point with a Geneis #42 nice # for a P-42 and a Cascades.After letting passengers off at King St. station on it comes thru the coach yard fresh out of the wash...
  2. Empire Builder crossing Spokane river

    Empire Builder crossing Spokane river

    Normally #7 rolls across the Spokane river East of Spokane in the middle of the night. On 2/3/2011 they were 13 hours late, making this picture possible. 2 of the 3 P42 units failed enroute, requiring the assistance of clean BNSF 5299.
  3. a little old help

    a little old help

    A old Santa Fe SD75-M takes the point on five hour late Amtrak #7 Empire Builder going into Edmonds Wa. must of lost a engine somwhere between Chicago and Seattle its last stop.Wed.10/13/2010
  4. Edmonds M.P.-18

    Edmonds M.P.-18

    Amtrak the Empire builder 4 1/2 hrs.late about to pass the goldbar turn waiting on main two, into Edmonds Wa. southbound.
  5. W.T. Smith Lumber Co. #7

    W.T. Smith Lumber Co. #7

    Royce Kershaw is lovingly restoring this W.T. Smith Lumber Co. #7 2-6-0 steamer at his facility in Montgomery, AL.
  6. CATCH  of the  DAY

    CATCH of the DAY

    This was a real surprise this morning,the Amtrak #7 Empire Builder westbound out of Chicago with a complete Sounder unit in tow.A think these where on loan and are on there way back to Seattle for third comuter use ,and must have been pick up at Chicago? BNSF 3/5/2008 Photo taken at Edmonds Wa...

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