Not in Kansas anymore... The variety of BNSF has graciously landed a clean KCS GEVO on the engine tracks in Vancouver. The sun has come out today, at least for the morning.
Amtrak train 8, the Empire Builder rolls past the BNSF roundhouse complex at Interbay as it heads north out of Seattle to Everett, WA. From Interbay to Everett the train will cruise the Puget Soun... (more)
The fall rains are about to start on Stevens Pass as an empty oil train rolls east into Merritt, WA in a blanket of golden leaves. The orange locos are perfect for fall photos just a week ahead of... (more)
Fall in Washington isn't spectacular by any means compared to places like New England, but the oaks do change colors and they make for a nice contrast against the deep blue waters of the Columbia ... (more)
Two cigar-branded Gevos dart across the Columbia River as fall sinks into the Pacific Northwest. With the harvest, grain trains are plentiful and commonly have Canadian power.
An eastbound freight holds the mainline at Skykomish while helpers attach to the rear for the climb up Stevens Pass and through the Cascade Tunnel. Even in the era of modern GEs, the current BNSF ... (more)
BN 1790 along with F9B 807 and GP9 1799 have attached to the rear of an eastbound freight at Skykomish as manned helpers to shove the train up the grade through the Cascade Tunnel, and on to Wenat... (more)
CREX 1433 passes the Prindle Spur at MP 37.8 on the Fallbridge subdivision. Lead unit is leased power from Citicorp Railmark Incorporated (CREX).
AMTK 168 brings a southbound Amtrak Cascades into the Vancouver Station. BNSF 1599 idles on an adjacent track.
After a series of storms some good weather has come to the PNW. Here we see a westbound empty vehicle train making up speed after a work window.
BNSF 4159 heads an eastbound mixed freight on the Washington side of the Columbia River Gorge.
Westbound grainer heads along the Lewis and Clark highway, west of the small defunct logging town of Hood, Wa.
An empty coal train rolls east along the Wenatchee River at Monitor, WA about 7 miles west of the Wenatchee crew change after crossing Stevens Pass on a pleasant spring day when the hills were sti... (more)
An eastbound stack train moves along the north bank through the scenic Columbia River Gorge during a morning in late October. The rear of the train is still inside the Drano tunnels.