MRL 290, near the end of it's lease by the EWG, finds itself leading the WRIX 8702 and the NIWX 9129 at the head of a scoot/shuttle train. The power has cut off from the train in order to pick up ... (more)
A Milwaukee Road manifest heads north through Greendale, WA on its run from Portland to Tacoma. After the BN merger, Milwaukee gained access to Portland and an important connection with Southern P... (more)
Locos 732 and 1632 betray their NP heritage (NP 6014A built May 1951; NP 558 built March 1952 respectively) on the Maltby Turn at Bellevue, WA. The crew stopped here for a lunch break before conti... (more)
During the summer of Heritage I, a quartet of BNSF Dash 9s leads a stack train east at Winton, WA about 40 miles west of Wenatchee, the next crew change. In 1997 this was quite a treat after more ... (more)
Not your typical "coupler pan" shot. The trailing centerbeam flatcar dropped it's drawbar about a mile or so back. At about 3 mph they made it about half mile before the strap that was holding t... (more)
BNSF leads a Z-train from South Seattle to Chicago around the loop at Trinidad, WA. Z-trains had been dropped due to inability of BNSF to keep schedules in 2015 due to oil, coal and grains train i... (more)
CP 8610 leads a CP-UP grain train across Joso Bridge near Lyons Ferry, WA. The large trestle crosses the Snake River on UP's Spokane-Hinkle line, and has been fairly busy in recent years due to jo... (more)
This is no April Fool's joke. A quartet of former Erie-Lackawanna Alco C425s arrived at BN's Interbay facilities en route from the newly formed Conrail to new owner BC Rail. BN handled the units w... (more)
BN F45 6635 leads a U25C and two older Fs on a southbound freight at Sumner, WA, crossing the Puyallup River. The dry sunny weather betrays the fact a week or so earlier this area received an earl... (more)
BNSF 7981 with a large string of dirty covered hoppers.
Sound Transit southbound service to Seattle approaches Edmonds station at 06:38 with Puget Sound as the backdrop. EMD F59PHI #905 is providing the lead power.
Still wearing its original Burlington Northern number, BNSF 2088 backs into the staging tracks to couple to the daily Lake Yard transfer. Someone at BNSF called the Police on me and i got to speak... (more)
Eastbound Z train east of North Dalles on the Fallbridge Sub.
Westbound oil train passing through the Columbia River gorge near Prindle on the Fallbridge Sub.
BNSF 7348 leads an autorack west on the Scenic sub near Skykomish, Washington