First light over the Cascades as the parade of trains move over the double track mainline between Seattle and Tacoma.
The commuter train to Albuquerque is pulling out of Santa Fe as the day comes to an end. Also in the small yard is the Santa Fe Southern excursion train that runs to Lamy and back.
Passing through the Sonoran Desert National Monument, this east bound inter-model is watched by the Saguaro cacti.
The turn to Slatford Junction passes the former DL&W station at Mt Bethel. The station was originally built by the Banger & Portland RR in 1878 and is now a private residence with a view that many... (more)
Crossing the Passaic River, a set of Arrow III's head west to the line's terminus of Gladstone on this single track branch.
This train is heading up the Portland Secondary to deliver bulk oil to the Martin's Creek Power Plant. The oil will be used to start up the plant for the season.
The conductor of H76 seems to be taking in the colors and sights of Autumn as his train crosses Martins Creek towards Phillipsburg.
A PATH Train crosses the Hackensack River over the PATH Lift Bridge on its way to the World Trade Center. The Pennsylvania Railroad built this bridge in 1900 to serve Exchange Place in Jersey City... (more)
The Empire Builder is running north to Seattle after entering the Kent Valley at Auburn. Prior to 1981, Amtrak operated the Empire Builder over the Former NP route through Stampede Pass. Behind th... (more)
Union Pacific had a compact yard and engine terminal in Tacoma where they could base some switching and transfer moves. Seen here on a weekend in November 1977, are a typical assortment of UP powe... (more)
The Wauna Turn enters Rainer with horns blaring and the locals scurry out of the way.
Following the Columbia River east out Portland, this manifest leaves the day behind.
Reconditioned wheels at Greenbrier Rail Services in Tacoma WA.
On a dog walk, a local resident finds the approaching train fascinating enough to stop and take a photo.
Bound for High Bridge, NJ on the former CNJ mainline, this first westbound of the morning passes the controlled siding at Whitehouse.