An empty J train with Boeing fuselage cars - take the signal at Easy Sky and heads up the 2.2% grade to Scenic.
Roaring up the .6% grade on the old GN mainline between Spokane and Sandpoint (which is torn up from here to Newport), the Chewelah Turn heads for home.
Go West, and so NS 8105 did, about as far west as you can get on the U.S. "interstate" rail system. The NS Heritage unit is being re-fueled after leading the STPTAC over Steven's Pass and on to ... (more)
UP 5551 leads the last of three UP trains in a row, through one of the numerous curves along the Puget Sound on BNSF's Seattle Sub. Bound for Seattle, this grainer will leave the BNSF Seattle sub... (more)
Setting out center beams for the shipping department downtown last October. The railroad is currently (January, 2014) in a holding pattern since an incident on December 26th, 2013 in which a load... (more)
A tardy westbound Empire Builder crosses the Skykomish River near Mt. Index (hidden in the clouds) with the help of BN freight power in addition to the two F40PHs on a drizzly day in April 1983.
UP 3303, an SD40-2 leads SD45 3630 and another SD40-2 on a westbound (northbound) freight. It has finished setting cars out at Kent's yard and auto unload facility and the engineer is applying a b... (more)
Mt. Hood stands tall behind the ATSF 657 as it leads a Portland, OR-Pasco, WA manifest freight along the Columbia River just east of Maryhill, WA on 4/20/07.
The Warren G. Magnuson campaign special rolls east along Lake Easton as "Maggie" runs for yet another re-election. By this time the Amtrak Empire Builder had moved off this former NP line to the e... (more)
SP&S 700 and train marches across the Seattle Sub on the middle lead to get in position for display in Vancouver, WA on 12/21/13.
BNSF 5316 eases its grain train through the siding at Cooks as it is just about to meet an eastbound vehicle train on 12/28/13.
A BNSF export coal train has just passed through Tunnel 3 and will enter Tunnel 2 shortly as it heads west between Adams and Cooks, WA on 12/18/13.
A southbound UP train is taking the clear signal at Napavine South on the BNSF Seattle Sub the evening of 12/21/13. These ex-NP cantilever signal bridges are not long for this world as BNSF has pl... (more)
After a southbound UP passed on Main 1, a northbound BNSF train triggers a green signal on Main 2 at the searchlight signals in advance of the control point at Napavine South, WA on 12/21/13.
SP&S 700 and train back across the Seattle Sub on the middle lead in Vancouver, WA, 12/21/13.