A scene that wasn't supposed to be anymore! Cascades trains along the South Puget Sound and over the unique Bridge 14. Due to the tragic derailment of Cascades 501 in December, passenger train... (more)
January had a lot more snow last year versus the practically no freezing temperatures we've had this year in Portland.
WDTX 1402 leads Seattle to Portland train 507 past Titlow, WA with the Tacoma Narrows Bridge as the backdrop on 10/10/17.
Amtrak train #513, led by WDTX 1403, a new Siemens SC44 Charger, heads south along Puget Sound with the Tacoma Narrows Bridge in the background at Titlow, WA on 12/13/17.
As nicknamed by a few railfans of the area, the Marion County Metroliner makes its way through Downtown Oregon City, making every bit of trackspeed after departing its station moments beforehand. ... (more)
Today, December 18th 2017, started out as a day of celebration for the first runs of the Amtrak Cascades and the Starlight on the recently finished Lakewood Sub. Instead, it was a day of tragedy... (more)
The chargers are getting ready to take over operations of Cascades trains.
WDTX 1403 one of WSDOT's new Charger locomotives, leads Cascades 507 south along the Puget Sound in Steilacoom. This is will soon be sight not possible for photographers, train watchers or pas... (more)
After a long delay in Seattle's King St Station trying to get WSDOT's new Charger locomotives to link up with Mater (Cab Car), a Cascades test train arrives in Tacoma's Tacoma Dome Station. The t... (more)
On Sunday, July 2, 2017, Amtrak Cascades train #506 derailed just south of Tacoma, WA. F59PHI #467 and a new Series 8 Talgo, the "Mt. Jefferson" were damaged. At the time of this photo, ... (more)
Everyone's favorite NPCU leads a southbound Cascades.
The Northbound Cascades service train has just left the Bellingham station at Fairhaven, and is passing by the old Haley International headquarters building on the waterfront. F59PH 469 is on the ... (more)
An Amtrak Cascade heads northbound into Tacoma passing Grain cars that are staged to unload at the Temco Grain Terminal. Offshore a ship waits to tie up and load at the terminal.
As the sun sets in the background, Amtrak 516 departs Bellingham, WA continuing north towards Vancouver, BC.