Union Pacific's Sales And Marketing Special,returning from a whirlwind swing through Central and Northern California, passes through the Agricultural fields of the Oxnard Plains.
The sun rises after the passing of a thunder storm from tropical moisture flowing from the south.The early morning passengers managed to stay dry, as the southbound Surfliner to Los Angeles arrive... (more)
A Union Pacific Sales And Marketing Special crosses the Gaviota Trestle heading for a overnight stop in San Luis Obispo. The next day it goes north to San Jose and Oakland. Then up the Martinez su... (more)
Down five plus hours and counting leaving Los Angeles, No. 14 The Coast Starlight usually passes Ventura around noon. Today it rolls past the kite surfing beach in Emma Wood State Park and into th... (more)
Eastbound cans slide down the east slope of the Cascade Mountains following the Wenatchee River towards the Columbia River and the town of Wenatchee.
Crossing Nason Creek, Five engines with No. 5792 leading lift a westbound BNSF Z up the eastside of the Cascade Mountains.
Sliding down the east slope of the Cascades, eastbound Cans with Executive Scheme SD70MAC No. 9808 and ES44AC No. 5802 in helper service, cross the Wenatchee River at Dryden.
Following the Wenatchee River, BNSF No. 7405 and mates lift containers up the east slope of the Cascade Mountains after leaving Wenatchee and the Columbia River.
Just out of the Cascade Tunnel and passing under Hwy 2, a westbound BNSF Z breaks out into the sun. Its all downhill on the western slope to Puget Sound for the Z.
The sun is setting over Skykomish, the locals call it Sky, a Great Northern Town. A BNSF westbound Z passes by the Skykomish hotel which is being refurbished and other historic buildings in the to... (more)
The Coastal Transportation Company Frozen Fish Handling Terminal in Seattle uses a Plymouth ML-8 switcher to move refrigerated rail cars. The company use a fleet of ships to move frozen fish and o... (more)
The sun is rising on another northwest day. Downtown Tacoma is still quiet as the morning Union Pacific southbound Z rolls along the waterfront and approaches the 11th street Bridge.
Northbound Cans cross West Tacoma Drawbridge No. 14.
The southbound Coast Starlight, leaving Seattle three hours late, make's for a good afternoon light photograph at the Steilacoom ferry dock.
A morning Union Pacific Z rolls southbound along Dock St with downtown Tacoma up on the bluff.