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Empire Builder

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Amtrak Empire Builder Train To Chicago Union Station

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Walkthrough Amtrak Empire Builder #7 June 9th 2016

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Amtrak's 'Empire Builder' Departing Chicago with Milwaukee Road Hiawatha Cars, 22.07.12

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Amtrak Exhibit Train on the Empire Builder

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Amtrak Empire Builder 8 and Amtrak Hiawatha Service depart Milwaukee with Amtrak F40PH #406

The Empire Builder is an Amtrak long-distance passenger train that operates daily between Chicago and – via two sections west of Spokane – Seattle and Portland. Introduced in 1929, it was the flagship passenger train of the Great Northern Railway and its successor, the Burlington Northern, and was retained by Amtrak when it took over intercity rail service in 1971.
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