During the last hour of sunlight a Talgo train scoots southbound through Tenino, WA and will end its trip in Eugene, OR near midnight.
Out of the most "uneventful" winter in the Puget Sound, comes a stunning sunset. Finally, passengers aboard the Cascades get to see something in the sky other than gray or black.
Amtrak Cascades train #506 heads northbound about 5 miles north of Tacoma, Washington. 14,411-foot Mount Rainier can be seen in the distant background.
The only woolen mill museum west of Missouri, the Mission Mill Museum is bathed in the morning sun as the Amtrak Cascades 504 ventures north after its station stop in the capitol city. The Thomas... (more)
469 heads north through Bellingham with the 0740 Seattle to Vancouver.
A mid-summer haze has descended on Puget Sound as northbound Cascades #508 crosses Chambers Bay at sunset. The stagnant air hasn't deterred the fish, however, as an early run of chinook "King" ... (more)
After a station stop in Edmonds, the troublesome F59 pushes up the rear of the Mt. Rainier Talgo trainset. Joggers and beach goers pay attention to trains passing overhead with mild interest. Wher... (more)
Amtrak Cascades 507 is doing it's station stop at Tacoma, using the recently re-aligned trackage. The third main addition project is nearing completion, as is the new "D" street bridge. Vista's... (more)
Engineer Jim Gondran has dimmed the headlight on his Cascades F59PHI leader, while the mechanical department attaches three private cars to the rear of the Northbound Coast Starlight in Eme... (more)
So close... literally one minute after the southbound Coast Starlight passed (photo: http://www.railpictures.net/viewphoto.php?id=285498 ) the northbound Amtrak Cascades crosses bridge 14 with #46... (more)
Cascades service from Vancouver B.C. arrives on time in Seattle.
The Solstice gives railfans everywhere extra light to shoot later into the evening, giving more than enough light for the 7pm Cascades.
Southbound Amtrak Cascades waits for traffic to clear in BNSF's New Westminster yard before continuing its journey to the US.
On the first real nice weekend of the season, people are enjoying the low tide beach at Picnic Point. This group is among the more responsible, picking a game of volleyball to play rather than ... (more)
The crew changes and prepares to go south on the only Amtrak Cascades that goes from Bellingham to Portland.