NS GP38-2 No. 5134 idles on the switcher spur as a 264 RoadRailer wisks past it on the mainline.
A variety of locomotives, including many Alcos, get needed attention at the Vancouver Shops.
A WP westbound enters the yard at Charter Way.
In a heavy rain, Amtrak No. 5, the San Francisco Zephyr, makes its way through the curves at Yuba Gab. Note that the track the train is on--which runs around the tunnel--is no longer there.
A westbound Milwaukee Road freight negotiates tight curves with a new SD40-2 in the lead. The square speakers atop the cab are an electronic bell.
A Rio Grande 144 train is about to reach the summit of the Soldier Summit grade.
BN SD9 No. 6126 brings a long string of Oregon, California and Eastern lumber cars into the yard under a sky filled with clouds.
With two sets of helper power tied onto a Santa Fe westbound, the train is ready to depart Woodford after meeting several freights, both SP and Santa Fe. As the caboose of another Santa Fe train r... (more)
NWP crews swap trains at Geyserville.
A pair of Milwaukee Road SD9s sits on the turntable in Bellingham between assignments.
A northbound CSX vehicle train makes its way north through driving snow.
Late in the afternoon, Santa Fe 636 West slowly crawls up Sando siding as it waits for an eastbound Amtrak San Joaquin. No. 636 is a recent arrival on the railroad from GE.
The crews of these two UP freights have just given an officers special a roll-by, and the first is now departing eastward. The special was carrying VP Jerry Davis, soon to retire from the railroad... (more)
Not long after sundown, with NS 251 and 264 RoadRailers in the foreground, a lone SD40 brings CSX grain empties up one of the "passes" into Queensgate Yard.
At sunset, a 25A train beginning its climb of Erlanger Hill meets a northbound vehicle train at Ludlow.