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Amtrak's Empire Builder
Amtrak Trip to Seattle - November 2003
Merritt siding
MP 2091: Merritt siding about 5 miles east of the New Cascade 7.8 mile long tunnel.
Money Creek
MP 2125: Crossing the Skykomish River west of Skykomish, WA. The trees on the left far bank is the Money Creek Campground where I usually camped each summer.
East Scenic
MP 2123: Leaving Skykomish, WA. The W. Skykomish sign marks the west end of the Skykomish passing track.
King Street Station
MP 2206: Empire Builder at the King Street Station. Most of these pictures were shot from the back door window of this car. You can see Safeco Field just above the train and Seahawks Stadium through the overhead walkway windows.

Edmonds, WA
MP 2188: Edmonds, WA, on Puget Sound with a departing ferry. 18 miles to go to Seattle.
Seattle, WA
MP 2206: Backing into the King Street Station in Seattle, WA. Sound Transit trains wait on the tracks to the left while the 2 tracks on the right lead to the tunnel under the downtown area where we just passed.
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