The ignition of thermite in the most spectacular step of welding a recently installed turnout. Part of the Third Main project at 21st in Tacoma.
BNSF Grain Train streaking through the 12th St crossing gates, NB in to Tacoma
Early in the journey to Bend, OR, running along side the Columbia.
Crossing the Willow Creek Trestle west of Madras, for a Photo runby. - Kudos to BNSF for allowing the runby.
Former Reading 2100, pulling the Golden Pacific Railroad excursion from Tacoma to Fredrickson WA. Operating over Tacoma Rail, what was the Tacoma and Eastern.
Cascade 500 Derails Talgo power car on switch, leaving Tacoma. Power car's leading axle ended up on a switch motor.
Cascade 500 Derails Talgo power car on switch, leaving Tacoma. Present to be sure everything is going well, are reps from BNSF, Amtrak, Talgo, and I thing a UP dude (why aren't my trains moving).
NB UP freight passing under the first two decks of the new Tacoma Narrows Bridge
UP Garbage train heading for Bridge 14 on the BNSF Seattle Sub
Evening Sounder heading for Tacoma. Adorned with the colors of it's surroundings, under majestic Mt Rainier.
Tacoma Rail Freight heading home off the Mountain Division, crossing the old Milwuakee Road Trestle, also used by Sounder Trains
A UP Baretable crosses Bridge 14 on the BNSF Seattle sub, in front of a beautiful sunset and the Olympic Mountains
Chasing a rainbow on a blustery day
Could be the first Remote Control Locomotive in the new BNSF Paint scheme
Freshly repainted in current scheme