Adding a little color to an otherwise bleak winter morning, A DPU crosses under former Milwaukee Road bridge as it pushes on the end of a unit coal train climbing Providence Hill .
A grain train rolls off Providence Hill and through a ruins of the defunct Milwaukee Road, the concrete abutments and pillars of the bridge having been formed over 100 years ago still remain.
The Dilworth-Pasco high priority manifest crests Providence Hill in the morning sunlight.
Canon 5D "Classic" with Canon 24-105 f/4L IS.
- 1/400th - f/6.3 - ISO 50 - 84mm -
The two locos (and one helper) are working hard to pull their grain train over the Providence Hill
Traffic was moderate to busy on this warm spring day at Providence. The lady hogger gave me a big smile as the locomotive passed by.
North of Lind, WA, 4449 has slowed to pass a Pasco-bound freight as the freight crew waits to give a roll by to the passenger train.
At the moment I photographed this eastbound manifest approaching Lind shortly after sunset, little did I have any clue that I had captured something unique. I later learned that these three locom... (more)
Years ago in this very spot, the mighty Milwaukee Road passed over the Burlington Northern. Time passed and the Milwaukee fell but the BN kept going strong. Dotted all over Eastern Washington are ... (more)
No editing at all on this one, other than resizing to fit with RPN uploading rules.
Yellow sunset, moonrise, and luck - Seeing no trains for about one hour, I had taken some pictures of the landscape with a beautiful yellowish sunset. Then I had called it a day. I was driving, go... (more)
The flat and open expanses of the Columbia Basin allow me to fit this entire coal train into one image.
A mixed train streaks across Eastern Washington making a good 55mph. Highway 395 carries trucks and cars between Pasco and Ritzville in the background.
The remains of a Milwaukee Road bridge and the remains of a truck from unknown origin