Amtrak Cascades heads past a small cove of the Puget Sound at scenic Stielacoom as a storm front passes in the background.
Amtrak Cascades heads past a small cove of the Puget Sound at scenic Stielacoom as a storm passes in the background.
Amtrak Cascades comes around the bend at scenic Stielacoom on a damp day.
Crossing Nason Creek, Five engines with No. 5792 leading lift a westbound BNSF Z up the eastside of the Cascade Mountains.
BNSF 4627 with an eastbound oil train met the westbound Boeing J-train at Skykomish, WA, then had engine troubles at Scenic. The crew managed to get the train over Stevens Pass, and it has just ov... (more)
BNSF 8244 is the first westbound train out of Wenatchee since the Boeing J-train left about 830 AM. The time is about 415 PM, and the dominant traffic this day was eastbound. This train will meet ... (more)
BNSF 8066 has just exited the Cascade Tunnel and rolls by a waiting empty coal train which has the main. Those 737s are a tight fit in the tunnel and BNSF spends plenty of money each year maintain... (more)
With BNSF 8066 on the front, here is what the tail end of a Boeing 737 looks like on the rear of a four car J-train carrying two fuselages at Merritt, WA. I will reserve any further commentary.
BNSF 8066 has its Boeing J-train stopped in Merritt, WA in the siding after meeting a Z-train at Olds Jct., Wenatchee at 830 AM, another Z at Leavenworth about 950 AM, and the EVESPO at Winton ab... (more)
BNSF 7888 grinds to a stop in Winton siding. The EVESPO manifest has been on duty 12 hours and the crew will finish their ride to Wenatchee, WA in a PTI van. The time is 1115 AM and the train met ... (more)
BNSF 8066 leads a two car Boeing J-train west over the Wenatchee River several miles south of Plain, WA. the train is headed to the Renton, WA boeing plant.
Everyone's favorite NPCU leads a southbound Cascades.
After backing into the UP Fife Yard, the "Mountain Job" is tied down for Sunday, and will run Monday Instead.
Sliding down the east slope of the Cascades, eastbound Cans with Executive Scheme SD70MAC No. 9808 and ES44AC No. 5802 in helper service, cross the Wenatchee River at Dryden.
Heading west (looking back), Columbia River Bridge, Beverly, WA.
In the winter of 1980 The Chicago Milwaukee St Paul and Pacific Railroad (Milwaukee Road) abandoned almost two thousand mil... (more)