The first afternoon train arrives in Tacoma, using the recently completed Main 1 track. Where once stood the rickety, yet historic, Milwaukee Road S-Curve trestle, is a sturdy double track bridge... (more)
The Sounder of SilenceA set of Sounder equipment, with F59PHI for power, is serviced in Seattle, Washington, on January 19, 2017. Sounder commuter trains are maintained at the Amtr... (more)
Mt. Rainier has been sporting a Lenticular clould cap much of the afternoon, but as soon as I head out to catch it near sunset, it starts playing peek-a-boo. So what are the odds it will even be ... (more)
The first afternoon commuter train from Seattle to Tacoma, SDRX Train 1505, Puyallup near 56th ave E. At this time of year it's almost too late in the day (at 4:05pm) to get decent lighting on the... (more)
As a counterpoint to M. S. Repp's "before" photo from 1983, here's the "after" view from Lander Street in 2010. The... (more)
Sounder Train 1505, with #904 in the lead, has nearly finished its journey from Seattle, the Tacoma Dome Station is just ahead. The train is crossing a long timber trestle, a relic of the days the... (more)
Sounder passing the signal at MP18
The Sounder at the MP18 switch.
The Sounder heading north.
There are three trains in the yard and one in the station (behind the camera) on this Sunday evening.
Finally! A day with sunshine! The new Sound Transit station in Mukilteo opened nearly a week ago, but the weather has not cooperated with photographers to allow documenting the new service until... (more)