Southbound Cascade with BNSF freight waiting at the end of double track along to Puget Sound with Mt. Baker in the distance.
With the crossing gate very noticibially gone in Edmonds, a WSDOT ferry employees flag the crossing for the Sounder as it creeps over the Main Street crossing at 5mph. The conductor on the previou... (more)
After a station stop in Edmonds, the troublesome F59 pushes up the rear of the Mt. Rainier Talgo trainset. Joggers and beach goers pay attention to trains passing overhead with mild interest. Wher... (more)
Something a little different than the usual BNSF C44: a little red and silver. The V train restarts south after waiting for the Amtrak Cascades.
Is it that the sun shines more harshly these days or the railroads are cutting back on the quality of paint applied to new locomotives? BNSF GEVO 7697 isn't that old, but the orange livery is rap... (more)
Hurry up and wait! A hot Z train cools its heels (reportedly for three hours) mere miles from the end of its cross-country run. Mt. Baker undoubtedly has seen this sort of thing before!
The morning Amtrak Cascades stops in Edmonds to pick up passengers heading to Vancouver, BC.
A big beautiful modern F unit blazes by two kickers bringing up the rear of a short manifest.
Different strokes for different folks! Scuba divers just offshore seem to be ignoring the southbound passage of a Sounder Mariners' Special (Everett to Seattle) this fine Sunday morning. Or mayb... (more)
The last Sounder of the day is pushing north as the whale lady serenades the whales with her instrument.
The Engineer of Amtrak Train #513 slowed the train to a stop at Edmonds, WA about 5 minutes late. These days, I've seen more passengers at the Edmonds Station taking Amtrak when compared to last y... (more)
Sounder passing the signal at MP18
The Sounder at the MP18 switch.
The Sounder heading north.
The Cascades departing Edmonds near sunset.