BN 6415 lead to former GN units on a freight arriving at Seattle's Balmer Yard at Interbay on a sunny September afternoon in 1975. The former NP 3615 still sports its signature gyro-light and extr... (more)
The Seattle skyline looms overhead as a manifest heads south.
The first evening rush hour Sounder train heads north past Carkeek Park with a F59PHI at the rear providing the power.
A classic BN SD60M races south along the shore of Puget Sound past Carkeek Park with a manifest.
BNSF Tier 4 unit 3944 and lease unit CREX 1411 lead an oil train stopped at South Seattle waiting for clearance to continue north. A large thunderstorm in the background continues to intensify nea... (more)
SP 8234 leads BN train #111 south out of Seattle near the UP Argo yard with two other SP units in 1986.
This is no April Fool's joke. A quartet of former Erie-Lackawanna Alco C425s arrived at BN's Interbay facilities en route from the newly formed Conrail to new owner BC Rail. BN handled the units w... (more)
The Empire Builder has exited the tunnel under Seattle and is proceeding through North Portal interlocking on its way north to Everett, WA before turning east to head over Stevens Pass towards Chi... (more)
Sound Transit F59PHI No. 603 gets hand-washed at Seattle, Washington, on May 28, 2008. In the background are Amtrak EMD F59PHI No. 468 and Amtrak’s eastbound Empire Builder equipment.
Sounder 902 in downtown Seattle in the travel by ORCA scheme.
A Spokane to Seattle manifest with a pair of 737's behind the power arrives at Interbay on a beautiful clear morning in downtown Seattle.
Sound Transit equipment lays over at the coach yard in Seattle, Washington, on May 28, 2008. Dominating the background is Seattle Mariners’ ballpark Safeco Field and its retractable roof.
Back When Permission to Visit Was RoutineIn Seattle, Washington, the Burlington Northern's main locomotive facility was Interbay, just north of downtown. In September 1991, BN SD40... (more)
Amtrak's Empire Builder gets special car "City of Spokane" for its rear on a nice day in May 1994. The eastbound train is just leaving Seattle for Spokane and points east.
The Little Green Caboose?Bringing up the end of a local, Burlington Northern caboose 10345 was formerly Chicago Burlington & Quincy 13575. This waycar (which is what the &qu... (more)