BNSF 5771 leads an empty Boardman, OR coal train northeast from Ayer Jct. and is approaching the Joso bridge over the Snake River in southeastern Washington. This movement is typically a combinati... (more)
CP 9920 leads a UP grain train over Joso Bridge and the Snake River in southeastern Washington. The train originated in the Midwest and was routed through Canada to Kingsgate, BC/Eastport, ID for ... (more)
Two SD40-2s of Burlington Northern and Santa Fe heritage are warming up for their daily transfer train.
"Uh, Dispatch, we can't make our move south due to a train blocking our route." " No worries, he will be clearing up shortly" " I don't think so..."
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The crew of this Great Northwest Ry. (Watco) train brings it to a halt at Lyons Ferry Road with UP's Joso bridge in the background. The crew has "died on its hours" and will soon be reli... (more)
WAMX 3920 crosses the UP Joso bridge over the Snake River near Lyons Ferry, WA with a string of cars picked up at Joso siding. The train is headed westbound (south) to Ayer yard and will become pa... (more)
Old and new. One of BNSF newest additions hangs around Vancouver with the old Santa Fe slogan of BNSF 2959
BNSF 1434 switches at the west end of Ayer yard at sunset along the Snake River. The train makes a turn from Pasco, WA to Ayer to interchange traffic with WATCO's Great Northwest Railway which han... (more)
WAMX 3920, a Great Northwest Ry. (WATCO) GP39M rolls east (north) along the Snake River on Union Pacific trackage east of Ayer Jct., WA. The "train" is headed to UP's Joso siding where i... (more)
The Ballard Terminal Railroad made a rare daylight run yesterday afternoon. This photo shows Seattle industrial railroading at it's finest. The train is seen rolling down the middle of the street ... (more)
Flying down the Gorge
The BN is still well represented in the PNW. My first shot of one of these white faced, cascade green SD60Ms since moving up to Portland.
Westbound on a nice sunny afternoon along the Columbia River.
The Great Northwest Railroad's Ayer Turn makes a rare daytime appearance near Lyons Ferry on the Tucannon Bridge.
After meeting a northbound M-HKETB at Joso siding, an 18,000 ton potash train rumbles slowly across the massive Joso Bridge in southeast Washington, soaring nearly 200 feet above the Snake River.