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.
No work to be done at Bruce today, so the Connell Turn continues through the yard on its way to hand off a cargo of potatoes, onions and miscellaneous from Warden to the BNSF in Connell, Washingto... (more)
Columbia Basin RR's Connell Turn is about to duck under HWY 26 at the Koren, Washington elevator on its way south with a cargo of potatoes and onions in the refer string.
Columbia Basin Railroad's Wheeler job crosses the irrigation canal on the north edge of town in the morning led by former MRL SD19 #652 and former Washington Central GP9 #302
Unit potash train crossing the John Day River while moving down the Columbia River on a warm spring afternoon.
A couple of ES44ACs bring a manifest down the Washy toward Hinkle on a warm spring afternoon along the Columbia River.
A couple of 50-something year-old SD9's snake through an ess curve south of Warden and down a former NP branch line with potatoes and onions and empty cars to interchange with the BNSF at Connell,... (more)