This colorful May 1949 brochure describes in detail, inside and out, the 1947 edition of the Empire Builder. Cutaway blueprint style drawings show the trains interior whilst the color drawings give an idea of the interior passengers would find on GN's greatest train.
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Description of the EMD E7 diesel electric locomotives
Interior of RPO-Baggage car and first two coaches
Luxury Day-Nite Coaches
Luxury Day-Nite Coaches continued
The coffee shop car
The dining car
Pullman sleeping cars
Pullman sleeping cars continued
More Pullman sleeping cars continued
Empire Builder route map - Lines West and Lines East