Its really difficult to pass up this location, especially with a sunset as nice as this one. This is the BNSF Centralia turn out of Tacoma. Railroad: BNSF RailwayLocomotive: GE ET44ACLocation: Tacoma, Washington, USALocomotive #: UnknownTrain ID: UnknownPhoto Date: June 04, 2016
This was the first plan to deal with an errant drawbar. It might not have worked out the way it was intended, but the strap held for about a mile or so. The goal of getting the car into the ne... (more)
Not your typical "coupler pan" shot. The trailing centerbeam flatcar dropped it's drawbar about a mile or so back. At about 3 mph they made it about half mile before the strap that was holding t... (more)
What in the world is worth getting up at 4:30 am, in 20 degree weather? How about to ride a train to pretty much the middle of nowhere. A few minutes after sunrise in the Steptoe valley, Nevada... (more)
The Toledo Hauler is just about finished with it's journey from Toledo to Albany, as it rolls through the campus of the Oregon State University in Corvallis. The regular appearance of this train... (more)
Chasing the Toledo Hauler... From inside the historic covered bridge at Chitwood, OR.
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The engineer of the Nevada Northern Railway #40 has just expertly spotted the tender under the water spout and the fireman is giving the 106-year-old Baldwin 4-6-0 locomotive a nice long drink in ... (more)
An empty grainer rolls north through Steilacoom just after sunset, on it's way to a crew change in Auburn. Once re-crewed, it will begin it's snowy journey over Stampede Pass on it's way east.
A Northbound Oil train scares the living daylights out off all who fear it, as it rolls through Steilacoom just after sunset.
"Uh, Dispatch, we can't make our move south due to a train blocking our route." " No worries, he will be clearing up shortly" " I don't think so..."
Classic s... (more)
An empty grainer rolls through the second half of a large S curve on the Stampede Sub on beautiful fall evening. From Day In North America 2014 .
A strange thing to see on a Sunday, especially with two locomotives. As it turns out this is a PTC test train, included sand bag weighted cars (7). Here it is cresting the top of 2.85% grade, th... (more)
A northbound UP stack train rolls past Cougar as the last light of the day approaches. Nothing like a nice volcano to highlight a scene. Mt Shasta does a great job.
A southbound UP manifest crosses the Dry Creek Viaduct on it's way to a crew change in Dunsmuir.
After the last trip to Mill 5 at Dayton, Simpson 1201 gets a "not quite" final spin on the turntable, courtesy of the hardworking crew. In the foreground, like a stake through the heart... (more)