Union Pacific's version of taking out the trash from Seattle, WA to Arlington, OR the USEGL snakes along the Puget Sound waterfront in Steilacoom, WA.
At the end of the first of two beautiful rain free winter days, UP's garbage train finally rolls under the Day Island bridge and past the rows of homes along the spit. While not the best sunset ... (more)
UP taking out the trash along the Ruston Way waterfront. The ships in the background are a pair of 685' federal Ready Reserve ships moored at the Sperry Ocean Dock on Schuster PKWY.
Pacing along side of UP1982
UP1982 heads out of the siding at Rufus
Golden Garbage! Most of the time this would be a shot requiring a boat, or I'd be standing in water up to my neck. Low tide provided access at just the right time to catch this glint shot of UP'... (more)
An evening with a stunning sunset over Mt Rainier and the South Puget Sound, was lacking one element, trains. So I was forced to wait until after dark for the first train. I've also been wonderi... (more)
UP's daily garbage train rolls past the BNSF Moon yard and the Temco yard tracks, along with one of Temco's durable GP9s. In the background the HMS Bounty is open for tour as part of the Tacoma T... (more)
UP 4164 leading the Seattle Garbage train through Steilacoom, on a nice sunny evening.