BNSF 4531 leads three more dash 9s on an eastbound Z train as it climbs the 2.2% grade to the Cascade Tunnel. The train is crossing Deception Creek running full throttle at about 20 mph. The train... (more)
The Empire Builder's Portland section power takes a side track near the station while the Seattle section joins the two section to create a proper train.
A sign that The Economy appears to have turned around some: It's Saturday, and the crews have been working six days a week moving lots of waterwood and lumber. Here they are returning to town wi... (more)
An eastbound BNSF garbage train exits Cape Horn Tunnel at Cape Horn near Washougal, Washington, in the Columbia River Gorge on May 30, 2008.
A westbound BNSF garbage train cruises by Rowland Lake on a large arcing fill just east of Bingen, Washington, in the Columbia River Gorge on May 30, 2008. Power for the train on this windy day we... (more)
Ex GN 666 rests at Vancouver in this shot from my collection. No photographer listed on slide.
Just a guess on the location of this shot from my collection. Nothing on the slide except the road number and the Kodak date stamp. The SP&S FA's that made it into BN service didn't last long and ... (more)
A Blomberg "M" type truck on a BNSF GP38-2. The Blomberg "M" type truck is based off of the Blomberg "B" type truck, which has been in service since 1938. The first locomotive that used the "B" ty... (more)
Downtown Tacoma's Skyline provides an interesting backdrop for the nighttime work that goes on in it's backyard; The Tideflats. In this scene Job 251, using a rebuilt GP30 from CB&Q lineage, is d... (more)
Three of Amtrak's finest pull the westbound Empire Builder into Seattle's King Street Station about a half hour early while a southbound BNSF train hauls a few Boeing 737 aircraft bodies.
The southbound Coast Starlight finishes the finally boarding before leaving Seattle King Street Station according to the timetable at 0945.
BNSF 4337 leads a westbound manifest train under the wooden trestle at the west end of the Trinidad Loop. Fellow railfan Robert Scott can be seen returning from his shot on the left. My shadow can... (more)
The daily Spokane-Everett freight drops from Quincy to the Columbia River via the Lynch Coulee and Trinidad curve. An old wood bridge provides an overhead view looking eastward up the valley.