Todays Wishram local darts in and out of the tunnels skirting the beautiful Columbia River Gorge
A crude oil train sweeps around the fill creating Rowland Lake with a British conductor in charge. A block down the DS was testing train crew's awareness to stop in a timely manner at signals disp... (more)
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.
All CSX power on the BNSF, Just more foreign power to add to the list.
Westbound tanker moving across the Rowland Lake causeway along the Columbia River north bank.
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.
Westbound traversing the Rowland Lake causeway.
Oil train, westbound about to head underneath the 7th Street bridge. I wanted to try a different angle from the typical overhead shot.
BNSF 7635 leads a manifest through downtown Lyle, WA on BNSF's Fallbridge Subdivision in the scenic and majestic Columbia River Gorge on October 19th, 2013 around 11am local time. While waiting on... (more)