Amtrak #8 the Empire Builder has just departed Seattle Wa on a gorgeous spring day.
The Seattle Monorail's Blue Train departs Seattle Center on a warm spring evening, emerging from the strange man-made tunnel of steel through Seattle's Experience Music Project (EMP) Museum.
Former GN SDP45 gets a new lease on life as a unique 7 axle locomotive in a test the BN and EMD worked on. Note the rare silver trucks, probably unique to this unit in the traditional BN color sch... (more)
Sound Transit train 1700, the first afternoon rush hour commuter train, rolls along Puget Sound at Carkeek Park in Seattle at sunset. A lone person on the beach does not seem to have much interest... (more)
Amtrak train 11, the Coast Starlight, is ready for departure from Seattle to Los Angeles.
First time I have managed to get a CP unit in the lead. Seen here crossing over to shove back to this train's cars.
What beats four of a kind on Burlington Northern in 1982? Well, actually quite a bit in this era of the BN as there was a huge variety of motive power on the roster at the time. However, getting... (more)
Three BN F45s and an SD40-2 guide a westbound hostshot, possibly train 97 along Puget Sound on the final lap to Seattle's Balmar Yard at Interbay. Note the variety of freight cars, including Manuf... (more)
GN 1196 lettered City of Spokane brings up the rear markers on Amtrak's Empire Builder as it leaves Seattle on a sunny spring evening.
Amtrak's Pacific International heads north through Golden Gardens in Seattle en route to Vancouver, BC. This transition period featured steam generator cars to handle the steam heat still used by ... (more)
Amtrak Cascades train 516 has just exited the Great Northern Rail Tunnel under downtown Seattle.
After a 2 hour lay over, the eastbound Rocky Mountaineer's Coastal Passage train departed Seattle and was seen going by North Portal. The train would be heading for Vancouver B.C.
The westbound Rocky Mountaineer's Coastal Passage train roll along the Olympic Sculpture Park as it is only about a few miles away from arriving at King St. Station.
Having already lost its nose herald, GN F 273-A headed south emerges from GN's tunnel under Seattle into the north end of Seattle's King Street Station. April 9, 1970, just four weeks after t... (more)
A meet with a very late #7 and the Rocky Mountaineer's Coastal Passage excursion train.