A late Summer afternoon brings forth a BNSF manifest rounding a curve in East Vancouver with a Dash 9 leading high hood forward. This is the only time that I have seen a BNSF GE lead a train in th... (more)
With the sun just off the horizon, a Portland-bound Z train enters the Wallula Gap along the Columbia River near Yellepit siding.
A CREX leasing unit and an assortment of other locomotives lead an eastbound BNSF manifest up the north bank of the Columbia River and past the massive rock cliffs of the Wallula Gap just west of ... (more)
Eastbound Amtrak No. 28, the "Empire Builder" was crossing the causeway at Horsethief Lake State Park as a barge moved gravel west on August 14, 2002.
An eastbound BNSF automotive train was passing through Maryhill, WA on August 14, 2002, led by B40-8W No. 533.
An eastbound manifest has felicitously appeared, as if ordered up from a railfan's menu, not long after I took a seat on the US97 overpass.
This westbound empty garbage train is just getting underway again after a meet with an eastbound merchandiser. The Columbia Gorge trackage is a major conduit for trash traveling to the landfill a... (more)
Even garbage trains can present an impressive sight, rolling through the scenic Columbia Gorge on a sunny afternoon. This westbound empty is probably headed back to Everett for another load of th... (more)
The rain has started and wind from the Columbia River whips the trees, while a Westbound Z train led by a Warbonnet heads through the Gorge on the Washington side of the river.
A Warbonnet Dash 9 leads a hot Z train along the Columbia River, and heads West into the small hamlet of Maryhill.
My first SP 4449 experience was short, but memorable. The legendary GS4 rolls through dual searchlights, only a couple miles from it's final destination after a cross country adventure from Michig... (more)
A KCS Southern Belle holds the #2 spot in the power lashup, as an Eastbound empty grain train rolls towards the Columbia River Gorge.
An Eastbound double stack passes the dirt train as a fresh crew is coming to take care of it
Three NS on the wrong rails on the worng side of the country. Here they are in northern CAL on their way to Richmond.