BNSF 8223 makes a rolling meet at the Lind-Hatton Road crossing and crossover on top of Providence Hill. We set up for a shot of BNSF 4907 heading west around the curve near the crossing, but 8223... (more)
Mid morning on BNSF's Providence Hill in eastern Washington finds a Chicago to Portland Q train tackling the grade near the Summit.
CEFX 1035 brings up the rear of this eastbound BNSF grain empty as it begins the decent down Providence Hill on the Lakeside Sub.
On the return leg of it's cross-country visit to Minnesota, the SP 4449 thunders upgrade through the reverse curves on the approach to the summit of Providence Hill in Eastern Washington, as the c... (more)
A BNSF eastbound grain empty's warbonnet leader just sneaks into a sun break as the train snakes towards the summit of Providence Hill on June 23, 2012.
A BNSF grain train climbs Providence Hill (M.P. 88.8) at Providence, Washington, on May 14, 2010.
About to crest the summit of Providence Hill on the BNSF's Lakeside Sub. between Spokane and Pasco, WA.
Another pleasant afternoon greets those in Eastren Washington. BNSF 4805 and some weird, black, unknown locomotive (sorry, as another person stuck on the BNSF, we don't see many non-GE's so our sp... (more)
BNSF coal loads near the summit of Providence Hill
A trio of shiny warbonnet roll around the curve at Providence Hill. I'm sure I put on a great show for the engineers; check out Mi... (more)
Someone at the BNSF power desk has a sense of humor. Three warbonnet D9's rumble up the Prov while fellow railfan and RP.net contributer Railroad: BNSF RailwayLocomotive: GE C44-9W (Dash 9-44CW)Location: Providence, Washington, USALocomotive #: BNSF 778Train ID: NonePhoto Date: April 24, 2010
After a good, hearty freight chase south down the Hill, driving back north to the summit, something strange happened. Far off in the distance, a little sliver train pokes over the hill. No way, th... (more)
A sunny, warm Eastern Washington spring day about half way up Providence Hill at the ess curve.
Anatomy of a Meet, Part 1: This is how to run a double-track railroad. The head ends of eastbound S-SEPLPC1-23K and westbound M-SPOPAS1-23A are three miles apart in this view of Providence... (more)
Anatomy of a Meet, Part 2: Westbound M-SPOPAS1-23A is now just shy of the Providence Hill summit while eastbound S-SEPLPC1-23K cruises downgrade toward a clear signal at Sand. The benefit ... (more)