Travelogues From Chris Guenzler of TrainWeb
Riding the RailsHere are stories of Chris Guenzler's journeys on the trains of North America that include segments of travel on the Amtrak Empire Builder. The stories are in chronologial order, the most recent can be found at the top and the oldest by scrolling down to the bottom of the page.
Amtraking home via the Empire Builder and Coast Starlight.
A day in Minot, North Dakota via an Empire Builder roundtrip
06/18/05 and 6/21/04:
Amtraking to Milwaukee via the Coast Starlight and Empire Builder to reach the Milwaukee Road 261
Ride as I go to the Izaak Walton Inn with a trip on the Spirit of Washington Dinner Train plus the Portland Streetcars. Coast Starlight, Mt Baker International and the Empire Builder.
Round in Circles with South Dakota in the middle - Milwaukee Road # 261 excursion North Kansas City to Minneapolis. Sunset Limited, City of New Orleans, Empire Builder, Coast Starlight, Southwest Chief, the 261 and home via Vancouver, WA.
Hale Bopp, the Northwest via El Paso The Sunset Limited, Coast Starlight, Empire Builder and the Mt Baker International.
Ride along as I reclaim Arkansas, Montana, North Dakota, Minnesota and Wisconson and live out a gangster fantasy. Texas Eagle, Desert Wind, Coast Starlight, Empire Builder and the Desert Wind again.
Join me on my first ride on the Illinois Zephyr and the whole Empire Builder route. Southwest Chief, St Louis Mule, City of New Orleans, Illinios Zephyr, Empire Builder and Coast Starlight.
Come ride my first Canadian Train ride, Expo 86 plus the first Empire Builder trips along with the Pioneer, California Zephyr and San Joaquin routes as well as the Izaak Walton Inn.