Sitting beside the diesel shops in Burlington Northern’s Interbay Yard is BN E8A 9947. As should be evident from its silver and stainless steel appearance, this locomotive is a former Chicago Bur... (more)
Sound Transit F59 902 pushes a northbound Sounder service past Carkeek Park.
BNSF's 7967 leads 4277 and 3875 on a freight train, including a 737 fuselage, towards Seattle.
Two BNSF engines switch grain cars along the Olympic Sculpture Park on a chilly, but sunny, morning in Seattle.
One damp evening in February 1975 a colorful group of F units gathered at the turntable at BN's Seattle Interbay roundhouse. Former GN F45s, BN 6006 and 6000 mate up, flanked by Amtrak SDP40F (ear... (more)
GN SW8 no. 98 shows only one hint of BN ownership, the patched out GN initials to the left of the headlight. Interestingly, BN shop crews did not bother to letter BN initials in its place. Another... (more)
I was a newcomer to Seattle in summer 1974, and a GN fan. What a pleasant surprise it was to come across GN 98, an SW8 built a few weeks after I was born, in June 1951, still wearing its GN number... (more)
3 F40PH's shove Amtrak's Coast Starlight out of the Amtrak yard in downtown Seattle toward King Street Station in this vintage shot showing the old Kingdome and the Space Needle in the distance.
CN 8918 takes a BNSF oil train down the Scenic Sub
A former Frisco GP38 now equipped with remote control works outside the shops at Interbay with lots of cascade green still present.
SP 8353 and BN 8014 slowly roll train 112 north past the diesel service area as they bring their train in to the BN Interbay Yard.
SP 8353 and BN 8014 roll train 112 north past The Old Spaghetti Factory in downtown Seattle.
Grain loads cross BNSF's Salmon Bay drawbridge in the early morning hours at the site of Commodore Park, the Ballard Locks and the accompanying fish ladder for migrating salmon in the fall.
With the evening commuter rush finished this manifest is free to head north, snaking through a tranquil Carkeek park along the shores of Puget Sound. Of note is the CN barn second in the consist w... (more)