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The Scenic Sub: Photo Illustrated
Some of the most popular images of BNSF's Scenic Sub in Washington State.
Photo Album By: Steve Carter
 
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Photo ID: 563321

Peeking around the corner and into a marshmallow world, this empty jet train floats downhill at "The Slot" in Washington State's Cascade Mountains.

Railroad: BNSF Railway
Locomotive: GE C44-9W (Dash 9-44CW)
Location: Merritt, Washington, USA
Locomotive #: BNSF 4587
Train ID: JINBHYD916A
Photo Date: January 16, 2016


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By: Joel Hawthorn

Added: Jan 25, 2016

Views: 1,434
Comments: 0

Favorited: 16

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Photo ID: 562558

Boeing fuselages ride a westbound vehicle train in the Cascade Mountains on a snowy winter afternoon near Merritt, Washington. The location is familiarly known as "The Slot".

Railroad: BNSF Railway
Locomotive: GE C44-9W (Dash 9-44CW)
Location: Merritt, Washington, USA
Locomotive #: BNSF 4705
Train ID: VHYDPTL115W
Photo Date: January 16, 2016


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By: Joel Hawthorn

Added: Jan 18, 2016

Views: 1,701
Comments: 0

Favorited: 18

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Photo ID: 553970

An eastbound freight holds the mainline at Skykomish while helpers attach to the rear for the climb up Stevens Pass and through the Cascade Tunnel. Even in the era of modern GEs, the current BNSF ... (more)

Railroad: Burlington Northern Railroad
Locomotive: EMD SD40-2
Location: Skykomish, Washington, USA
Locomotive #: BN 6925
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February 22, 1975


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By: Bill Edgar

Added: Nov 11, 2015

Views: 1,513
Comments: 1

Favorited: 16

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Photo ID: 553969

BN 1790 along with F9B 807 and GP9 1799 have attached to the rear of an eastbound freight at Skykomish as manned helpers to shove the train up the grade through the Cascade Tunnel, and on to Wenat... (more)

Railroad: Burlington Northern Railroad
Locomotive: EMD GP9
Location: Skykomish, Washington, USA
Locomotive #: BN 1790
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: December, 1974


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By: Bill Edgar

Added: Nov 11, 2015

Views: 3,047
Comments: 0

Favorited: 28

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Photo ID: 532337

Crossing Nason Creek (Gaynor) Trestle, eastbound and down in the Cascade Mountains of Washington State. The peak of Rock Mountain is barely visible above the radiator wing of the leading locomoti... (more)

Railroad: BNSF Railway
Locomotive: GE C44-9W (Dash 9-44CW)
Location: Gaynor, Washington, USA
Locomotive #: BNSF 4763
Train ID: Q SSECHC6 23U
Photo Date: May 23, 2015


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By: Joel Hawthorn

Added: May 26, 2015

Views: 1,205
Comments: 0

Favorited: 7

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Photo ID: 527129

BN 5499, one of only three B32-8s on the railroad rolls up to the signal at Edmonds, WA. The Great Northern double tracked most of its mainline between Seattle and Everett, but left three short si... (more)

Railroad: Burlington Northern Railroad
Locomotive: GE B32-8
Location: Edmonds, Washington, USA
Locomotive #: BN 5499
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 17, 1984


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By: Bill Edgar

Added: Apr 15, 2015

Views: 3,996
Comments: 2

Favorited: 35

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Photo ID: 516031

A southbound (westbound) Burlington Northern Santa Fe stack train passes Picnic Point Park north of Edmonds, Washington, on our nation’s birthday in 2004.

Railroad: Burlington Northern Santa Fe
Locomotive: GE C44-9W (Dash 9-44CW)
Location: Edmonds, Washington, USA
Locomotive #: BNSF 4510
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 04, 2004


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By: Mike Danneman

Added: Jan 25, 2015

Views: 1,473
Comments: 0

Favorited: 13

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Photo ID: 509377

An eastbound BNSF Q train passes over a beautiful waterfall east of Skykomish, WA just after passing over the Foss River Trestle.

Railroad: BNSF Railway
Locomotive: GE ES44DC
Location: Skykomish, Washington, USA
Locomotive #: BNSF 7806
Train ID: BNSF Q CHCSSE
Photo Date: November 15, 2014


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By: Nick Dumas

Added: Dec 06, 2014

Views: 6,737
Comments: 8

Favorited: 49

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Photo ID: 509030

Amtrak train 513 get's a unexpected bath! Due to extremely high winds and high tide, the storm surge was higher than I have ever seen it before on the Puget Sound! Waves were literally coming up a... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: GE P42DC
Location: Edmonds, Washington, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 196
Train ID: AMTK 513
Photo Date: November 29, 2014


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By: Nick Dumas

Added: Dec 03, 2014

People's Choice 1

Views: 13,605
Comments: 8

Favorited: 82

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Photo ID: 508545

After a overnight snow fall, most of the snow at Edmonds have melted with some of the snow still hanging on from a distance in Mukilteo. The wind really started to pick up with winds sustained up ... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: GE P42DC
Location: Edmonds, Washington, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 196
Train ID: AMTK 513
Photo Date: November 29, 2014


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By: Andrew Kim

Added: Nov 29, 2014

People's Choice 2

Views: 28,135
Comments: 11

Favorited: 155

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Photo ID: 495780

An eastbound oil train sneaks around the corner through the rock outcroppings as it approaches Deception Creek trestle about three miles west of the Cascade Tunnel. Empty oil trains are now a regu... (more)

Railroad: BNSF Railway
Locomotive: GE ES44AC
Location: Scenic, Washington, USA
Locomotive #: BNSF 5963
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 02, 2014


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By: Bill Edgar

Added: Aug 30, 2014

Views: 2,205
Comments: 2

Favorited: 17

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Photo ID: 493605

Man's Best Friend
There's nothing like sharing an afternoon of railfanning with your best friend, even if she's a little crazy (and I'm not talking about my wife). On this chilly but ... (more)

Railroad: BNSF Railway
Locomotive: GE ES44DC
Location: Dryden, Washington, USA
Locomotive #: BNSF 7285
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: January 04, 2014


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By: David Honan

Added: Aug 13, 2014

Screener's Choice
People's Choice 3

Views: 12,703
Comments: 12

Favorited: 57

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Photo ID: 471488

A flight of 737's are on approach to Seattle as they cross the bridge at Sunset Falls under the care of BNSF on what appears to be a beautiful Fall (DINA) afternoon. Just a few miles west lies gl... (more)

Railroad: Burlington Northern Santa Fe
Locomotive: GE C44-9W (Dash 9-44CW)
Location: Index, Washington, USA
Locomotive #: BNSF 4190
Train ID: UNKNOWN
Photo Date: October 19, 2013


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By: Steve Carter

Added: Feb 27, 2014

Views: 4,575
Comments: 2

Favorited: 38

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Photo ID: 465719

Scenic - Where the Snow was! EB intermodal led by a MAC, a rare sight these days, waiting it's turn through the Cascade tunnel, located a couple hundred feet below mine. Railroad: Burlington Northern Santa Fe
Locomotive: EMD SD70MAC
Location: Skykomish, Washington, USA
Locomotive #: BNSF 9849
Train ID: n/a
Photo Date: January 04, 2014



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By: Steve Carter

Added: Jan 09, 2014

Views: 4,156
Comments: 1

Favorited: 10

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Photo ID: 465443

Coming down the hill, Z CHCSSE1 02A W Heading into Skykomish WA on a frosty morn.

Railroad: BNSF Railway
Locomotive: GE C44-9W (Dash 9-44CW)
Location: Skykomish, Washington, USA
Locomotive #: BNSF 5520
Train ID: Z CHCSEA E 02A W
Photo Date: January 05, 2014


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By: Joel Hawthorn

Added: Jan 07, 2014

Views: 3,812
Comments: 5

Favorited: 35

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