One of my favorites from last years DINA trip. Looking something like a robotic caterpillar, UP 8260, along with 3 other SD90-43macs, pulls this Q-ETT4 Potash train up the grade from the Columb... (more)
Ramming Speed!!! - That's what I heard over the radio, and the chase was on. Road and weather conditions allowed for this pace shot just before "Stop Stop Stop" was heard. Apparently the Snowplow ... (more)
The approaching roar of the GE's on the point of this EB stack train was quite a prelude to this illuminating shot of the train crossing the Foss River.
Blue Mountain Snow!! Consecutively numbered GEVO’s drag a westbound fruit train up the hill west of La Grande, between Hilgard and Motanic.
EB UP Stack train approaching the S curves just west of Meacham, OR.
The Death of a Boxcar! This car and the tanker in the background, were involved in the 10/17/2007 derailment at Steilacoom. Photo of the pile up - Railroad: BNSF RailwayLocomotive: n/aLocation: Tacoma, Washington, USALocomotive #: n/aTrain ID: n/aPhoto Date: November 19, 2007
A Blue Heron watches a moonlit meet on bridge 14, with Olympic mountains in the background. A squawk of a FRED brought me to halt at this site, in time to barely catch the first of 5 trains in ab... (more)
Narrow Gauge White Pass 114 rebuilt at CEECO, after 9/3/06 derailment near Skagway Alaska, on it's way to a ship in Tacoma. Cli... (more)
A NB BNSF Freight derailed 13 cars. Both Mains chewed up pretty good. This car is the culprit, having traveled about 3 miles off the rails, due to a frozen wheel bearing. The wheelset missing ... (more)
A NB Freight derailed 13 cars at about 3am this morning. No Hazardous, No injuries. Steilacoom Ferry dock closed for several hours and only some soybeans hit the water, besides this boxcar. B... (more)
Cascades power done for the day. This scene features a substitue train set and a yet to be re-certified Talgo train set
NB UP manifest train crosses Bridge 15.9 and past a fishing family on the edge of the rocks. The second to the last train of the day, as a beautiful sunset unfolds.
The first Southbound for the evening commute. The new schedule, including an additional evening train, features #902 in it's special paint scheme honoring the city of Tacoma - City of Destiny. ... (more)
A SB UP intermodal rolls under the Tacoma Narrows Bridges.
A wheelie close family, until there's a job to do!