Rail fan and fellow Railpictures.net contributor Mike Bjork stands high on top of a cut photographing a westbound Z train at a location that received 18 inches of new snow in the last 24 hours.
The sun has already lowered behind the mountains as an eastbound intermodel attacks the long grade towards the summit of Steven's Pass. This bridge was originally built in 1892 and was located in ... (more)
A westbound grain train rolls down the hill on an overcast snowy night.
A westbound manifest glides out of the 7.8 mile long Cascade Tunnel and past an empty grain train that has been waiting for the last two hours.
You can see a photo of when the empty grain trai... (more)
Ross, Joel and I have spent the last 45 minutes staked out at our chosen spots along the Skykomish River waiting for the dirt train to free itself from the embrace of winter. After what seemed l... (more)
An eastbound empty grainer enters a wintery scene in the hamlet of Index on its run up Stevens Pass.
An eastbound empty grain train rolls to a stop before the crossing at Scenic. It sat for about two hours while snow collected in the radiator. When it took off, the thermostat opened up and you co... (more)
BNSF 4955 passes a DPU on a grain train. The snow has picked up the past few days, with Skykomish receiving a good 12" in the last 48 hours.
A report of a leaning load, kept this train tied down in Gold Bar for more than 24 hours. After, which the crew had quite a tough time getting it moving again. Heavy snow fall didn't help their ... (more)
Foss River Bridge; Amtrak number 8 lights up the snowy valley as it makes it way east up the 2.2% grade on Stevens Pass. Taken during the annual Tracks in the Snow Event with fellow RPix co... (more)
Cascade Tunnel; as warm air exits the Cascade Tunnel ahead of a westbound train it condenses in the freezing cold air and the dirty concoction is highlighted by the headlights. Its a reall... (more)
In the blue gloom of a winter evening's twilight, the headlights of an eastbound stack train illuminate the west portal and interior of Cascade Tunnel. Ahead, pierced only by the light carried by ... (more)
BNSF 1023 pulls an eastbound Z train towards Wenatchee, Washington with 10 units in tow.
West Portal Cascade Tunnel; What sometimes looks like a worm hole straight out of Star Trek or a time travel portal is the powerful headlights of a westbound locomotive highlighting the con... (more)
East Scenic; On a cold wet night the signals protecting the Cascade Tunnel come alive as a eastbound chugging up the 2.2% grade steps on their block. The lights of a nearby ski resort prov... (more)