One of BNSF's "new" GP38-2's mills about Yardly in Spokane while another BNSF westbound grainer blocks a grade crossing. The nose you see is that of BNSF 4496.
This could easily be 1965 with that truck. The Inland Empire Rail Historical Society's Northern Pacific F-unit days are numbered in the Spokane Fairgrounds. Washington & Idaho Railway is trying to... (more)
BNSF's special yellow swoosh is in town today. A crew member switches it and its consist around the yard to prepare it to clamp onto a manifest and take it west.
Long ago, this proud BN unit once wore the number 3514. Now it wears a BNSF bumpersticker and new number 3013 and its crew moves it around the yard with a string of other former-BN geeps.
A not-so-quiet day in Yardly. The duo of locos are in remote control mode and blocking this grade crossing for about 10 minutes. Drivers were hoking at the train in hopes of it moving. Their crew ... (more)
The Portland section of the Empire Builder waits in Spokane for the arrival of the rest of the train from Seattle, as a Union Pacific freight passes.
Evening glint in the yard
Waiting for its next assignment under the warm colors of a summer setting sun
This string of 6 green GPs will get coupled to a train for the turn to the Kettle Falls line (see pic# 196017).
Setting sun reflection under a dark stormy sky almost at night... quite irreal a picture !
When such an incredible sky showed up on Yardley Yard - night and storm and a rainbow - I knew that it would not last for long... unfortunately, there was no engine in sight close enough to me... ... (more)