Western Washington Railroad job at Ford's Prairie (Blakeslee JCT), about to come off the line from Maytown with a couple of cars for the BN yard in Centralia, Washington. Down the straight track i... (more)
After a little more than an hour into its trip after starting the day at Maytown this Western Washington RR shuttle train is about to reach Blakeslee Junction with a couple of outgoing empty oil t... (more)
The #1200, named "City of Shelton", sits cold inside the old brick roundhouse next to her stable mate #900 since her "fire was dropped" nearly one and a half years ago after Simpson Lumber Company... (more)
What's left of the Simpson Railroad's locomotive roster, the SW900 "City of Elma" and SW1200 "City of Shelton" repose inside the old brick roundhouse. Perhaps they will get a ... (more)
The 900 has been sitting dormant in its roundhouse stall since Simpson Lumber Company ceased operations in Shelton nearly one and a half years ago. It is hoped that a possible return to service o... (more)
Westbound Z crossing Nason Creek at "The Slot" on the climb to Stevens Pass.
It's mid-day as a set of black and gold WAMX motors bring a Hooper JCT to Port Kelly, WA Blue Mountain Railroad (BLMR) grain shuttle across UP's Snake River bridge at Lyons Ferry (Joso), WA.
The beginning of a beautiful morning in a remote corner of Southeast Washington arrives with a southbound crossing over the Snake River on the 1914 vintage "Joso" railroad bridge.
A southbound Union Pacific potash train traverses the Snake River at Lyons Ferry, WA during the last few minutes of waning sunlight of a hot summer day
Eastbound and down, following the Nason Creek valley at Gaynor below Stevens Pass.
Westbound and working up a pretty good grade (2.2%) at "The Slot", following the Nason Creek valley toward Stevens Pass.
Coming down the south side of Napavine Hill, approaching Avery Road crossing. A caution board is in place on account of a bridge replacement project at Antrim Road overpass a mile or so back up th... (more)
At Hawkins Rd on the south side of the summit of Napavine Hill near Evaline, Washington the train was down to a crawl (7 mph), but slowly gaining momentum out of a curve.
A war bonnet paired with the BNSF #329 B unit climb around a hilltop curve and pass through the town of Napavine, Washington with a shuttle train bound for Longview Junction.
A unit potash train passes by a Columbia River port grain elevator and marina in the community of Arlington on its way west to Portland.