The siding at Trinidad marks about the half way mark on the 20 mile climb from Columbia River to Quincy.
Another early morning eastbound at Trinidad.
BN eastbound climbing the west side of Trinidad near the big curve.
CS 922 starts up the east side of the Trinidad loop.
BN eastbound a few miles out of Quincy.
BN 6775 East rests at MRL's Helena Yard.
Glade is about 10 miles north of
The East Portal of the Cascade Tunnel marks the summit for the BN over Stevens Pass.
The daily Interbay to Wenatchee on the siding at Gold Bar for a meet.
BN 3513 East approaching BN Sandpoint Depot.
BN Sandpoint Jct is a happening place.
BN 6473 East pulls up to the east end of the siding at Scenic looking a bit hot and sweaty.
This BN eastbound is wound up and going for it at East Skykomish. It's a 2.2% climb for the next 14 miles to Scenic.
The 1.7% grade through Index is just a warmup for the 2.2% east of Skykomish.