Train 18, the North Coast Hiawatha leaves Seattle behind rare West Coast visitors, GE P30CH locomotives with a pair of SDP40Fs in tow. During this time Amtrak has experienced suspicious derailment... (more)
BN 8002 in the special Tiger Stripe paint scheme sits at the BN Interbay yard in Seattle on a clear August afternoon.
Glistening on a spectacular morning that had a hint of spring in the air, brand-new Sounder engine SDRX 923 sits coupled to a train at Amtrak's Seattle Maintenance Facility. Looming in the distan... (more)
R NWE7373, aka the "Renton Rocket" comes past the Amtrak Shops in Seattle with three Boeing loads and BNSF research cars, BNSF 82 and BNSF 83.
EMD GP60 demonstrators 5,6,7 and BN 4010 arrive in Seattle on a beautiful June morning. The high priority train is stopped next to the UP Argo yard waiting for clearance to continue to the South S... (more)
Three of Amtrak's finest pull the westbound Empire Builder into Seattle's King Street Station about a half hour early while a southbound BNSF train hauls a few Boeing 737 aircraft bodies.
The southbound Coast Starlight finishes the finally boarding before leaving Seattle King Street Station according to the timetable at 0945.
SDRX 921 reposes on a foggy night at the joint Sound Transit/Amtrak maintenance facility in Seattle's SODO neighborhood; headlights from an approaching train light the flank of the unit. This is ... (more)
In the early 1980s, Seattle, Washington, built a trolley line along their waterfront in order to give tourists a leg up on parking hassles. The lines used several streetcars acquired from Melbour... (more)
A nice summer view of Interbay.
The Seattle and North Coast Railroad was a 50-mile long shortline born from remnants of the Milwaukee Road’s operation on Washington’s Olympic Peninsula. The only connection to any other railroad... (more)
Strings of Ri 52 girder rail awaiting installation on Seattle's First Hill Streetcar line lie coated in frost on a chilly winter morning.
Although girder rail is the de facto standard f... (more)
Amtrak 806 with the Coast Starlight set for departure from Seattle's King Street Station.
UP 8645 leads the KGNKR1 across the West Seattle drawbridge on December 26, 2012. He would stop 2 engines past me, then back up to complete his triple over at APL's Terminal 5 facility.
BNSF's Renton Rocket clokes the Rabanco switch job with blue smoke as he accelerates out of Seattle, seen here at the Spokane Street control point on December 26, 2012.