*sniff sniff sniff*
A man and his shops. Having just completed a minor overhaul of Ex-Milwaukee GP9, Bill, the shop foreman for the St. Maries, stands proudly by his machine.
Two "Baby Bullets" wait for their passengers. The train on the right will depart an hour before the train on the left. This photo was published in a book "Railroads of California" by Prime Publ... (more)
This may be a wedge shot, but how many wedgies do you see with an FP9 painted in Southern Pacific coupled to a GP30? The W&I pauses in Belmont to pick up a tank car that Procor wants back.
With the crossing gate very noticibially gone in Edmonds, a WSDOT ferry employees flag the crossing for the Sounder as it creeps over the Main Street crossing at 5mph. The conductor on the previou... (more)
Some plow action as BNSF 4584 and as a special treat, a KCS AC4400 haul a train out of the Cascade Tunnel
WOW!!! UP 844 and SP 4449 double head on a steam special heading south towards Edmonds. It was a very good day.
Eastern Washington basalt jets upward and the Yakima River digs downward. 4 cars in latter half of the grainer are visible just around the river bend. A very lucky catch on my way back to Pullman.... (more)
Its a pleasant, clear night for an extended station stop just on the north side of the Oregon/California border. In a few minutes, the passengers will head back inside to continue their journey.
5 CalTrain trains prepare for their commuters on a hot, summer day.
Mt. Shasta. View from the cupola of MCR 102.
The Cascade scoots out of Vancouver while a BNSF train waits on the bridge, which will open once the Amtrak crosses the Columbia River.
I get a nice suprise on my birthday as a set of MRL SD70ACe helpers stop on a red signal then move east over Mullan Pass.
Looking over the long hood of the '16. The tired old bell has trouble striking the sound ring these days, but still makes a wonderful sound upon contact. A sound, a ring, a melody impossible to re... (more)