Two fairly rare Electro-Motive Division locomotives sit together at Western Rail Incorporated’s locomotive facility at Airway Heights west of Spokane, Washington, on September 19, 2015. The unique... (more)
Recently repainted F7A/B 682 and 853 shine in the sun in front of BN's shops in August 1973.
Flying over the Spokane RiverA westbound BNSF intermodal train flies across the Spokane River bridge at Spokane, Washington, on the afternoon of October 7, 2017.
BNSF 6351 leads 3 other GE's on a westbound mixed freight from Minot, ND to Pasco, WA through Spokane, WA on the elevated main track through downtown on 4/24/16.
BNSF 3017 and BNSF 3018 lead the "Lind Turn" over I-90 at Latah Jct on its journey west to serve customers in Cheney, WA and Tokio, WA as a UP/CP Empty Potash train passes behind at Suns... (more)
“Corpus Delicti” ~ Does my shadow catching a ride on a Z-train constitute a crime? If you think about it for a moment, it seems hardly far-fetched, these days. The world at large has indelibly cha... (more)
A BNSF Z-train heads west from Hauser toward Spokane and is most likely headed to Portland, OR based on the three unit consist. Seattle bound traffic via Stevens Pass usually warrants 4-5 units on... (more)
Northern Pacific GE U28Cs numbered 2800-2811 rated at 3,000 HP, and had 3,500-gallon fuel tanks.
Three-to-four and this coming-off-the-Columbia-Sub stack and its hangin-ten-high crew wait for a favorable approach at Latah Junction as the clouds drift swift overhead on a quickening breeze and ... (more)
BNSF 5633 hustles a Q or Z train west over the Spokane River in the Millwood area of Spokane. The former NP bridge is on the mainline between Parkwater Yard in Spokane and Hauser Yard Hauser, ID.
BNSF 6894 leads an oil train west over the Spokane River east of downtown Spokane. The former NP single track bridge can be a bottleneck for BNSF's busy mainline here.
An oil train rolls east over the Spokane River en route to Hauser Yard behind CN power. This single track bridge sees all BNSF trains entering or exiting Washington state on their east-west main r... (more)
Great Northern EMD GP9 687, with GP7 606 and F7A 369C painted in Big Sky Blue.
A pair of SW1500s delivered the previous January pulls a train out of the yard for switching.
BN SD45 No. 6418, wrecked in a derailment near Skykomish, WA, in 1972, sits in the yard in a sad state. The SD45 is ex-NP No. 3618.