GN 1730, as renumbered by BNSF, is a recent acquisition for the Inland NW Rail Museum at Reardan, WA. The locomotive was indeed a former GN SD9, No. 598, one of two SDs purchased with dynamic brak... (more)
NP 6703A currently resides at the Inland NW Rail Museum just west of Reardan, WA off US Hwy 2. The unit is wearing its passenger colors and it once was part of NP's passenger F fleet.
Rounding the "Three Sisters" S curves, Eastern Washington Gateway's snoot nose tunnel motor does the honors on the head end of an empty scoot train. The railroad serves grain elevators f... (more)
A westbound Washington Eastern Railroad tie train in Reardan, WA on its way to Davenport, WA.
Winding through freshly cut fields of grain, an eastbound train out of Coulee City is casting long shadows on the plain signaling that the day is coming to a close. On track restricted to 10mph fo... (more)
While the tractors are idled for the day, the Eastern Washington Gateway pushes on to get the train to Cheney before the hours of service law catches the one-man crew. In an irony of economics, th... (more)
Shortline railroading at its best….85lb rail meandering through the landscape, 40+ year old power, a one-man crew, 11 loads and 108 miles to the interchange. Rail was laid between Cheney To Coulee... (more)