MRL Monday! Warbonnet 773 leads one of the BHP rebuilds bound for Montana.
On a chilly fall day BNSF 7987 leads a 4 engine lite power move heading north to Balmer Yard with CP 8003 trailing.
Midday along the Bay: As Amtrak train 517 heads out of Tacoma, it passes along Commencement Bay. The waterfront is populated with an interesting combination of heavy industry and light comm... (more)
Charging along the Water: Amtrak Cascades train 518 rolls along the shores of Puget Sound through Steilacoom, Washington. Pulling the train is Washington Department of Transportation number... (more)
Through the Narrows: Amtrak Cascades heads south through the Tacoma Narrows as it approaches Titlow. The famed Tacoma Narrows Bridge can be seen in the background.
Seahawks at Steilacoom: The Seahawks cab car number 90250 brings up the rear of train 518 as it heads through Steilacoom and toward Chambers Bay.
Switching Grain: An old EMD GP9 moves a cut of grain hoppers around as a ship is loaded with grain in the background at the Tacoma Export Marketing facility along the Tacoma waterfront.
Sunset on the Sound: Just before sunset, a BNSF grain train heads along Puget Sound near Steilacoom, Washington. Fall has arrived in the Pacific Northwest.
On a beautifully clear day in the Pacific Northwest, an afternoon Sounder commuter train heads toward Tacoma with Mount Rainier in the background.
Smoke from numerous wildfires dims the high noon sun as the Albina-Vancouver transfer rolls in to Albina.
A Siemens Charger locomotive leads southbound train 505 along Puget Sound at Steilacoom, Washington. Earlier in the day, this set was originally running as southbound train 517 between Vancouver a... (more)
Amtrak F59PHI 466 leads the last southbound Cascades train of the day along Puget Sound between Tacoma and Olympia. Built in 1998, this locomotive is running out its last days in Amtrak service.
Two Burlington Northern survivors roll the Lake Transfer back to Vancouver.
Another 700 series enters the power tracks of Vancouver.
Hanging out in Vancouver, i came across this executive mac leading a coal train right before i was about to leave town.