A PSAP transfer job throttles up at Blakeslee Junction in Centrailia, WA. The two GP15's in the consist were just recently repainted in the G&W orange.
PSAP switch job was setting up some empty center-beams at the pass in Shelton, late afternoon on the first day of spring.
PSAP Backing to the cut at a customer just south of town. Later in the afternoon this job would head north to Shelton with 47 empty centerbeams for the Simpson mill.
A Puget Sound and Pacific mixed freight crosses the Wishkah River bridge in Aberdeen, WA
PSAP's Centralia Turn heads back west towards Elma,WA as it approaches Rochester,WA late in the day on 11/14/05.
After switching out loads at the Kitsap County Transfer facility the crew reverses the train over to the main track and will make the return to Shelton long hood forward.
This was my first time on the Olympic Peninsula and was largely a non-railfanning trip. But one does diverge when the opportunity arises, and I took a few minutes to explore the remnants of a the... (more)
Snow is falling in Shelton today. The Shelton turn idles near the Olympic Panel plant waiting for the Bangor job to return with the garbage train.
The afternoon job coasts around the corner near the Olympic Panel Plant gate. Seven units on the head end today from the hodge-podge roster include two FEC GP40s, the DGNO 4018, PSAP 2099, the tw... (more)
CFNR 106 switches boxcars at "The Pass" for the PSAP, downtown Shelton. The Bridge crosses Goldsborough Creek.
After cresting Maxwell Hill with three other EMD units, CFNR 104 leads a loaded train on the return trip to Elma.
The 3876's crew is switching lumber loads out of the Shelton spur tracks then will back down and couple to the rest of the train at the pass before heading back to Elma.
It's a hot August afternoon and the 3876 is crawling up Maxwell Hill with two other GP38s on the return trip to Elma pulling loads from the Shelton Mill and garbage stacks from Belfair.
The 4018 along with its HATX workmates is heading light with one tank car uphill towards Bayshore Siding to pick up the rest of its train and will then continue on to the Kitsap County transfer st... (more)