One of the most spectacular sunsets I've ever seen kept me entranced elsewhere. As it faded, it dawned on me that perhaps Bridge 14 might have something to offer. Only wish I'd have arrived earl... (more)
Very difficult to ignore this location! It's early evening and BNSF's empty garbage train is heading back to Everett, over the unique Chamber's Creek bridge. Here's some of my other shots of th... (more)
A second look at this image suggested a Black and White treatment might work well. The image features a late Amtrak #14 (Coast Starlight), on a crisp January evening, with a full moon lighting th... (more)
A crisp morning on the Sound, Daylight 4449 roars over the Chamber's Creek lift bridge on it's return trip to Portland, Oregon from Tacoma, Washington.
On a crystal clear spring day (finally), #11 rolls over the Chamber's Creek Lift bridge a few minutes behind schedule. The snow covered Olympic mountains provide a dramatic backdrop to the otherw... (more)
An evening with a stunning sunset over Mt Rainier and the South Puget Sound, was lacking one element, trains. So I was forced to wait until after dark for the first train. I've also been wonderi... (more)
I've been chided that I shoot this bridge too much, but there always seems to be a way to work it in to a scene. So here it is one more time with the Coast Starlight painting some color along the... (more)
Cascades 516 crosses Bridge 14 at Chambers Creek, while the Christine Anderson arrives at the Steilacoom ferry dock. The passengers of the vessel and the train get to sit back and enjoy an incre... (more)
As a nice summer day comes to a close, a southbound BNSF intermodal meets a northbound UP intermodal on the Chamber's creek lift bridge. Railroad: BNSF RailwayLocomotive: GE C44-9W (Dash 9-44CW)Location: Steilacoom, Washington, USALocomotive #: BNSF 1021Train ID: n/aPhoto Date: June 24, 2008
No train in this shot. A good thing in this case, as the bridge was just raised and has been captured in the process of lowering. The reason of course are the streaks of light. Railroad: BNSF RailwayLocomotive: n/aLocation: Steilacoom, Washington, USALocomotive #: n/aTrain ID: n/aPhoto Date: July 17, 2008
A Blue Heron watches a moonlit meet on bridge 14, with Olympic mountains in the background. A squawk of a FRED brought me to halt at this site, in time to barely catch the first of 5 trains in ab... (more)
The Cascade 508 rolls through a glorious sunset enroute to Tacoma over lift bridge 14, near Steilacoom WA.
The Legends of Steam head south across the lift bridge 14, enroute to Portland. The shortened trains features SP 4449 and UP 844.
A UP Baretable crosses Bridge 14 on the BNSF Seattle sub, in front of a beautiful sunset and the Olympic Mountains
SB Starlight has no passengers to view the Olympics, as it crosses Drawbridge #14.