This crew handles their heavy train of crude oil expertly into the town of Lyle whilst slowing down for an unknown signal at the end of the block.
Another Left Coast bound BNSF Z train glides through the Gorge and is seen from one of the many high vantage points along the route.
It was blustery, but a nice morning as a Southbound BNSF Stack Train continues south through Edmonds.
The Wishram local had made a pick up at Bingen and was returning to Wishram with one center-beam load of lumber. Viewed from Chamberlain Lake Rest Area lookout above the Lyle tunnels.
A short-length westbound manifest skirts by the vineyards below the Maryhill Winery. Train ID was unknown at press time, but may be something like a PASTAC. Cliffs and rocks courtesy of "Indeclin... (more)
An eight mile hike, over 1,000 vertical feet and all I needed after that was a train. This location has always looked good from Google Earth, but I owe thanks to Tom Kaminski for inspiring me to ... (more)
Horsethief Butte State Park
H-PASBAR rolling through the lava beds south of Bend, OR
Union Pacific 5347 pulls stacks through Memaloose State Park eastbound along the Columbia River.