Working the grain facility.
Some of the usual BNSF suspects lead an empty grainer east out of Half Moon Yard near the TEMCO export facility.
I counted five SD9s that day at Balmer Yard in Seattle. Pretty remarkable that these are still on property and at least one is working the Yard. This unit was built for the Colorado & Southern in ... (more)
BNSF 5166 heads up an eastbound stack train with a consist that features a Santa Fe Dash 9 as well as a Heritage I. Winter run off has created a pond along the mainline.
BNSF 7592 climbs Stevens Pass entering what appears to be a tunnel of trees at MP 1722 just west of Scenic, WA and the Cascade Tunnel. This train is an empty oil train with 2 units of the point an... (more)
Three months has passed since the Milwaukee S Curve Trestle was taken out of service, and the first half of Sound Transit’s new concrete bridge hosted it’s first train. A lot of progress has been... (more)
The first two Amtrak Cascades Chargers to arrive in the Pacific Northwest, #1400 and 1403.
UP heads south through University Place, WA.
Amtrak Cascades heads south past scenic Pioneer Orchard Park in Steilacoom, WA in storm light.
Amtrak Cascades heads south past scenic Chambers Bay Golf Course in University place in golden light after a storm rolled through.
Lite power during golden hour with storm light.
A former CBQ GP30 rebuild switches the TEMCO silo with a SD60M. The bulk carrier Stella Ellena from Singapore loads in the background and is bound for Taiwan.
A collection of used and abused EMD products that have remained at Balmer Yard for sometime. The SD9s were originally kept near the military base but had been moved recently to the roundhouse area... (more)
Westbound manifest train west of Maryhill in the Columbia River Gorge.