The Great Northwest Railroad Ayer Turn has just begun it's journey to Ayer where the will interchange cars with the Union Pacific.
Fog, snow and rain make for a dreary mixture on Snoqualmie Pass as a westbound Milwaukee Road freight descends the pass and crosses Hull Creek trestle. Catenary poles still stand on the bridge ack... (more)
The end of an era. By late 1994 it was becoming more difficult to capture BN SD40-2s in their original scheme in complete consists. Tiger stripes, white faces and leasers had invaded the system, a... (more)
Lipstick on a pig. LMX lease units were not the most beautiful locomotive to ever grace BN, but on the point of train 3, the red nose seemed to tie in with the intense light and fall colors as the... (more)
A westbound grain train between Avery and North Dalles, WA (Horsethief State Park) in the Columbia River Gorge.
Extra MILW 24 west is about to get underway after meeting an eastbound train at Beverly, WA. The train will shortly cross the Columbia River, then climb Boyleston hill before descending into Kitti... (more)
A Morrison-Knudsen leased SD40-2 heads up a westbound BN stack train crossing Nason Creek trestle near Gaynor Tunnel just east of the east switch for Berne siding. Berne siding is just east of the... (more)
It is interesting how a different focal length and different framing can change a view. Another of my photos of this train on Joso bridge was posted on RP a few weeks ago, that wide angle version... (more)
A westbound grain train between Adams and Bingen, WA led by a newer GE Tier 4 locomotive in the Columbia River Gorge.
A westbound coal train nearing Home Valley, WA in the Columbia River Gorge.
A westbound grain train nearing Home Valley, WA lead by a Tier 4 GE in the Columbia River Gorge.
A westbound coal train nearing Cooks, WA in the Columbia River Gorge.
BNSF 5973 leads a string of tank cars out of Pasco Yard in Washington state.
Milwaukee Road train 202 heads east at South Cle Elum past the old substation. This site is being restored to a museum commemorating Milwaukee's role in the history of the area.
A Washington & Idaho crew gets their train underway at McCoy, WA. The train had been left on the main track by the previous crew, and this crew will run the train to Belmont and exchange its propa... (more)