The Seattle section of the Empire Builder crosses the North Fork Skykomish River in the morning at Index, Washington while on its way down from Stevens Pass.
Eastbound empty coal train from Roberts Bank makes its way up Stevens Pass at the Deception Creek bridge.
BNSF's aptly named Scenic Sub is its mountain railroad line over Stevens Pass, Washington. Climbing the east side of the pass, a Seattle bound stack train crosses Nason Creek at "The Slot&qu... (more)
Six locomotives up front on this stack train pull through the east switch and past the DED and bungalow at Berne, Washington. They are within a couple miles of attaining the crest of the pass at ... (more)
The ACe digs into the 2.2% climb with its long train of coal empties and curves away from Skykomish and into the Foss River canyon while on the trek up Stevens Pass and over the Cascade Mountains.
Westbound and coming down the mountain just below Scenic, Stevens Pass, Washington.
As evening comes to the mountain towns of the Western Washington Cascades, so does the eastbound Seattle/Spokane section of the Empire Builder as it wends its way up Stevens Pass. Here it crosses... (more)
Northbound garbage train running along Puget Sound at the little cove just south of the Pierce County ferry terminal.
Southbound Amtrak Cascades Train 507, headed by the Seahawks-wrapped NPCU rounds the curve at Gordons Point along Puget Sound. While freight traffic will still use the picturesque water level rou... (more)
Southbound Talgo train about to rattle the planks on Bridge 14 at Chambers Bay along Puget Sound. While freight traffic will still use the picturesque water level route from Nisqually to Tacoma t... (more)
The all geep-powered Eugene Hauler pulling through Veneta on its trek to Eugene with 62 lumber loads on the drawbar. The 3876 and 3877 are former high-nosed E & N motors and were chopped in PSAP'... (more)
The American turn runs light for a few blocks down 4th Street on its return to Eugene after earlier working the Georgia Pacific paper plant at Halsey, Oregon.
Greeting the Coast Starlight which was running along a fast track tangent to 99E in the Willamette Valley.
After assembling its train at the Seneca mill the Coos Bay Rail Link 3877 (ex E&N 3877, ex PSAP 3877) prepares to depart with it on a haul to Eugene, Oregon.
Train 505, a weekend scheduled Portland to Eugene conveyance, cruises past a field between Jefferson and Millersburg, Oregon at about ten in the morning with the under-acclaimed "Mater" ... (more)