With the sun rising on my sweet 16, BNSF 5047 gets the light and heads west towards Vancouver on a perfect spring morning.
This former NP F9 has been exposed after the second unnecessary staircase was removed. From what i know, this may be the only locomotive currently adorning SPS colors and is located at Columbia Go... (more)
A westbound manifest races east under heavy snow.
Amtrak 816 leads the westbound Empire Builder along the north bank of the Columbia River, photographed from across the river at Cascade Locks Oregon.
With a little snow still on the rim of the Columbia River Gorge, 4449 blasts into Stevenson on a wonderful spring afternoon. The train is taking part of an IMAX special, with a matching set of BNS... (more)
A Roosevelt to Everett trash train heads over the through-truss bridge in Stevenson WA on the BNSF Fallbridge Sub.
A pair of motors leads a WB manifest into Stevenson.
The Portland section of Amtrak's Empire Builder passes across the Columbia from Cascade Locks, Oregon, on its morning run to the City of Roses. I was told that the bare mountainside in the backgr... (more)
Minutes before the sun dips below the mountains, a BNSF grain train passes Rock Cove on its journey westward.
Photo taken from the Oregon side of the Columbia River.
Two of these sets have been working each side of the Gorge for a few months now. This one has been doing something, assuming replacing concrete ties around the Home Valley siding the last week.
CREX 1433 passes the Prindle Spur at MP 37.8 on the Fallbridge subdivision. Lead unit is leased power from Citicorp Railmark Incorporated (CREX).
BNSF 4159 heads an eastbound mixed freight on the Washington side of the Columbia River Gorge.
A bad order three-pack needed to be set out at Stevenson one fine morning, delaying an eastbound trip for a short while.
A BNSF freight follows Amtrak 28 east through the Columbia River Gorge, crossing the bridge and fill over Rock Cove just west of Stevenson. The distant mountains are shrouded in haze from the num... (more)