It's easy to see why Montana is called "Big Sky Country." The scenery was breathtaking - and we hadn't even reached the Rocky Mountains yet!
Candace in our Superliner Roomette.
Narrow passageways on the train.
Pretty lake in Minnesota.
On the platform at Winona, Minnesota.
All ready for bed - the bunk bed folds down from the ceiling.
Pelicans near Devils Lake, North Dakota.
Candace and I at Minot, North Dakota.
Information screen in the railway station.
A view of the Empire Builder.
Our room is the window to the left.
Refueling the locomotives at Minot.
Pretty scenery as we approach Montana.
Horses hold a meeting in the field.
There were numerous scrap yards along the way.
Lots of railway tracks.
Passing the Confluence of the Missouri and Yellowstone Rivers.
A very long train loading grain.
Wolf Point, Montana.
Cute little prairie dog at Wolf Point.
Google Street View out here?
Interesting little bridge.
Big sky and open plains.
Beautiful lake in Montana.
A deer watches as the Empire Builder steams along.
Pretty barn on the road to Chinook.
BNSF locomotives and a little green caboose.