A classic SD40-2 rolls south though Edmonds. Such a nice day to greet this railfan after so long without trains. I felt spoiled.
Happy travels! The Builder rounds the bend as fellow railfan, RP.net contributer, and friend Steve DeVight whips around to shoot a going away shot of the silver bullet.
The first of two Sounders screams down the main line on one of the first gorgeous days of the year in the Pacific Northwest. I'm glad to be back home and out on the rails!
Brakes screeching and reeking, Amtrak Cascades #513 glides into Edmonds perfectly on time on a perfect day.
Friend and fellow RP.net photog Steve DeVight readies his camera for another shot at the Sounder. Our earlier attempt at a killer shot was thwarted by a large cloud.
Right on time, the daily from Bellingham screeches into Edmonds. Unknown to me at the time, the ferry in the background (M/V Spokane) had been evacuated an hour or so earlier because of a bomb th... (more)
This empty garbage train waits to enter the single track portion on its way to South Seattle, as the engineer completes a rollby inspection.
Track crews were replacing welds between Seattle and Everett on this slow Sunday. Here a truck drops a piece of rail so another crew can use it to replace this section of track.
A good illustration of the principle that, just because a locomotive CAN be repainted into the latest corporate image, it's NOT always an improvement that it HAS been.
On a rare sunny Spring day in Edmonds this consist of empties heads from Everett to Blamer Yard in Seattle.
Another day on the job, loading baggage onto the Builder while the passengers board.
A southbound stacker struts its stuff beneath the snowy visage of Mt. Baker. The power department put the grungy units at the back, including a filthy ex-QNSL SD-40 begging for a wash!
Welcome to Edmonds.
ROLL BY; BNSF engineer Greg Weirich assist in a roll-by in Edmonds Washington.
That heron better hurry itself off the rail or its going to get pulverized by BNSF 4611 going at a good 50mph through Edmonds.