The train was running over 4 hours late as #7 continues south along Picnic Point for the final destination in Seattle. Heritage unit #145 was trailing.
A Southbound J-train rolls through Edmonds with 5 Boeing 737 fuselages in tow for delivery at the Renton Boeing plant.
Amtrak Cascades Train #513 making a stop at MP 18 to meet with a northbound Autorack train behind me. Note the plume of smoke from the distance as that was due to a really big 2-alarm house fire i... (more)
Making a quick station stop on a brisk November morning.
"She won't go another further." On the Simpson Railroad at rails end, 10 miles out from the Shelton waterfront, the 1201 has pulled up on the last few yards of the former mainline, now used as a l... (more)
A new slug has entered the world of railroading. Built on-site at TEMCO grain facility in Tacoma, from the old SW1200 219, which sat unused for years in this very spot. Originally this was the N... (more)
Todays Wishram local darts in and out of the tunnels skirting the beautiful Columbia River Gorge
A crude oil train sweeps around the fill creating Rowland Lake with a British conductor in charge. A block down the DS was testing train crew's awareness to stop in a timely manner at signals disp... (more)
A hotshot Z train rounds a curve whilst making good time alongside the Colombia River.
This crew handles their heavy train of crude oil expertly into the town of Lyle whilst slowing down for an unknown signal at the end of the block.
A little drop under light at the end of the day.
STC 1202 sits idly by waiting for the rest of today's fleet to get sanded and ready for the log train up to the mills.
Led by clean warbonnet C40-8W No. 814, a westbound BNSF intermodal train skirts Puget Sound at Edmonds, Washington, on September 29, 2001.
After some morning rain, the weather starts to briefly clear up as the Westbound Empire Builder slows down for the station stop at Edmonds. Note: yes, this was indeed the the same 112 that gotten ... (more)