Adding a little color to an otherwise bleak winter morning, A DPU crosses under former Milwaukee Road bridge as it pushes on the end of a unit coal train climbing Providence Hill .
In this photo from my collection BN 4193 leads two more ex NP RS-11"s and a SP&S FA on a westbound manifest at Pasco.
That garbage thing - U-ROOEVE
Coal trains are a hot button political issue in the Northwest right now. There is an effort to develop an export terminal to send Powder River coal to China near Bellingham, Washington. Some say... (more)
I'm not even sure it's Washington. Nothing on the slide. Is that an enhanced cab heater or what behind the cab.
BNSF 6085 leads 3 Dash 9s and a vehicle train westbound up the grade of the east slope of Stevens Pass along Nason Creek just west of Merritt, Washington. Note 4 different color schemes of BNSF po... (more)
I'm not even sure it's Washington. Nothing on the slide.
SDRX 921 reposes on a foggy night at the joint Sound Transit/Amtrak maintenance facility in Seattle's SODO neighborhood; headlights from an approaching train light the flank of the unit. This is ... (more)
These DPUs assist an eastbound BNSF stack train down the east slope of Stevens Pass along Nason Creek just west of Merritt, Washington.
Five units still in pre-merger schemes leads this BN southbound at Tacoma in this shot from the spring of 1972. The Ex SP&S FA's didn't last very long in BN service. If I remember correctly they w... (more)
BN 4260 is being made ready for another Inside Gateway job late on a June evening.
A BNSF Z train accelerates west out of Wenatchee en route to South Seattle in time for the crew to be home Christmas Day.
At Kalama a UP southbound passes the tied-down BNSF sweeper in the siding along the Columbia River in Southwest Washington