Washington Eastern Railroad, the new (late 2018) operator of the former NP/BN Central Washington Branch, sent a westbound train of empty grain hoppers from Cheney to Coulee City, Washington on Sun... (more)
“Boiling heat, summer stench…” ~ Burning. Time. Land. Light. ¶ EWG is on the move and hogger Zach Hastings has a firm set applied; pinching 456 wheels wanting to roll on half as many axles. Hastin... (more)
"Almira, 03:30" ~ Turning another silent into a violent night. A methodical violence that is: disturbing the dead and the dead-asleep alike. Hootin’, rootin’ and a tootin’ – Cowboys and their meta... (more)
The sun begins to make an appearance after hours of darkness, just in time for Eastern Washington Gateway's "Scoot" to trot West at 10-per with three venerable EMD's and 30 empty hoppers... (more)
It's early evening in grain country as an eastward train arrives in Almira. Conductor rides the third motor while leaving the train behind to work the spur and pick up a string of co-op barley-lo... (more)
Whipping up the dusty central Washington landscape on jointed rail, the Coulee City Turn is about to pass under State Highway 2 with about 50 empty grain hoppers for loading in Coulee City on this... (more)
At 6:00PM The EWG is in the last hours of its day long journey from Cheney to Coulee City WA.