"The Miserable Mile" on the Simpson Railroad, so named by the crews from enduring this last stretch of the trip; a slow, bouncy, flat mile of rail before reaching Mill 5.
Unable to line the West switch Baring for the intended route, the dispatcher instructed the crew of BN 7027 West to take the switch on hand so the train could continue west. Hopefully this was on... (more)
Cruising westward with a waterside view the envy of many, this BNSF crew has empty garbage cars headed back toward Seattle on a beautiful late spring day.
Morning eastbound X grain east of Umtanum, Yakima River Canyon in Eastern Washington.
Eastbound empty oil, lower Yakima River Canyon. Viewed from the boat launch at BLM's Roza campground.
Eastbound, lower Yakima River Canyon. Viewed from HWY 821. The BLM's Roza campground is visible in the right part of the frame. The river slows up here and people land their rafts and fishing bo... (more)
The westbound Empire Builder is only about a mile away from the station stop at Edmonds.
About to make a station stop at Edmonds.
As if this spot became the railroad version of Broadway theater, a spot of morning sunlight illuminate the locomotives of this westbound Gold Bar turn as it just passed by a stack train at MP 18.
Eastbound, down the Yakima River Canyon, rounding a curve after passing by the Roza Irrigation District Diversion Dam about one mile out from Pomona. Overhead view from HWY 821.
Eastbound, down the Yakima River Canyon, passing by the Roza Irrigation District Diversion Dam.
A westbound BNSF manifest train rolling along at Picnic Point park.
The northbound Rocky Mountaineer's Coastal Passage Excursion train heading back to Vancouver B.C. as it rolled northbound at the English siding after staying 3 hours in Seattle.
The westbound Rocky Mountaineer's Coastal Passage Excursion train rolling along the Puget Sound waters in Edmonds.