Simpson locomotives switch out some log cars on a sunny winter morning. The brick structure in the background is the Simpson Railroad roundhouse.
A BNSF earthworm makes its way westward through the Columbia River Gorge.
The golden hour has set as Amtrak Train 516 heads north to Vancouver, BC after meeting a southbound container train.
BNSF 7121 eases into Mukilteo at the golden hour.
After a heavy downpour, BNSF 799 is illuminated by the late afternoon sun as it backs onto an eastbound manifest. Note the sequentially numbered BN GP40Ms in the background.
CSX 7706 leads another CSX mate and a BNSF Heritage I Dash 9 south along Puget Sound on a stack train at MP 18, Edmonds, WA. The low tide exposes a slimy beach next to the right of way.
BNSF 6145 and five other SD9s await their uncertain future at BNSF's Interbay roundhouse area. They wear various shades of BN green, and former BN 6122 still wears a BN logo. Joining the group is ... (more)
The Eastern Washington Gateway crew has put together a small string of grain loads and is leaving Coulee City, WA to head east to pick up loads at elevators over the next 100 miles to Medical Lake... (more)
Westbound grain train at Maryhill, WA in the Columbia River Gorge.
The "weird" slug set of Vancouver Yard. The slug was built from a SD9 carbody.
The Seattle section of the Empire Builder crosses the North Fork Skykomish River in the morning at Index, Washington while on its way down from Stevens Pass.
Eastbound stack train at Maryhill, WA in the Columbia River Gorge.
Westbound Z train at Maryhill, WA in the Columbia River Gorge.
The sun begins to make an appearance after hours of darkness, just in time for Eastern Washington Gateway's "Scoot" to trot West at 10-per with three venerable EMD's and 30 empty hoppers... (more)
Peach blossoms at Maryhill, WA in the Columbia River Gorge.