BNSF 8275 and 8257, both SD75M's head south through the small town of Napavine, WA with a garbage train in tow. Since 2011, the lead unit has been sitting in a dead line in Topeka, Kansas. The sec... (more)
Making the climb up Napavine Hill, train 11 0f 11.08.2011 - 2nd out is #507. No wind storms have come through yet this fall so the leaves remain on the trees.
Mt. St. Helens peeks it's dethroned crown above the distant trees while a northbound BNSF manifest works downgrade from Napavine into the Chehalis River Valley. Sca... (more)
Amtk466 is in push mode of Amtrak#506 as it glides down Napavine Hill into the small town of Napavine.
A southbound manifest works up the slight grade at Napavine
Four Geeps pull a loaded garbage train up the north side of Napavine Hill
UP's wings break into the sunset lighting at Napavine
The southbound local curves into Napavine at sunset
The northbound UP local approaches Napavine proper
GP38-2 #2081 leads a GP39-2 and another GP38-2 at a crawl up Napavine Hill between Chehalis and Napavine, WA. Train is L-NWE-601 (Everett to Longview)
The head end of a southbound manifest curves into Napavine
Amtrak crusing up the hill around 75mph