A pretty significant mudslide a few days ago has resulted in massive freight traffic backups and the cancellation of all passenger trains, until today. Cascades 509 is passing under the Tacoma Na... (more)
On a beautiful fall afternoon, Cascades 509 pulls in to the station at King St, in downtown Seattle.
Finally! I caught a second train in good light at this location. And this was the second chance, the first spoiled by the open door of a very late Cascades 516, featuring another P32, AMTK 509. ... (more)
On a stunningly beautiful day, Cascades 509 rolls by the abandoned marina at Saltar Point just south of Steilacoom. Calm water's reflect a brilliant blue sky.
The Christine Anderson momentarily halts boarding as #509 streaks through the S curves, along the shores of Washington State's first incorporated city, Steilacoom. The original NP Point Defiance... (more)
Off into the sunset! Cascades 509 crosses the bridge at milepost 15.9, just south of the Steilacoom ferry dock, heading for it's next stop at Centennial Station in E. Olympia. BNSF 2089 is fil... (more)