Amtrak marked the 75th anniversary of the Empire Builder on 11 June 2004. Read more about the train and its history in the Trainorders thread.

Train 7 passed MP 25.5 in suburban Chicago thirty-six minutes after its departure from Chicago Union Station. Its consist was P42s #7 and #31, baggage, ten Superliners, Great Dome 10031, and Beech Grove 10001.


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AMTK 7 and 31 lead ten Superliners and...

...Great Dome 10031 and Beech Grove 10001... points west.