Those BNSF units are waiting for the Talgo to crossover to the other track then cross the Columbia River Bridge which they would do a few minutes later.
This last summer, I got my first chance to visit the Bellingham area, and with all costs covered! I attended a week-long Christian conference in town, and thanks to having my car, I was able to ta... (more)
Northbound at Gordon's Point along Puget Sound, engine 167 pulling the "Mater" trainset. Lucky deal to know someone who owns a motorboat :).
Southbound, crossing Bridge 14. The shot was taken from a motorboat in Puget Sound, courtesy of the Skyllingstad Brothers :).
AMTK 509, pushes Cascades 501 along the Sound, and over historic Bridge 14 at Chambers Creek. There's still a little snow on Cascades and a couple pairs of Osprey are busy tending their nest atop... (more)
The Cascades cabbage F40 leads P371 west to Chicago on a extremely beautiful July day.
Cascades 516, running about a half hour late, rolls along the south Puget Sound and Steilacoom, with a nice sunset and a crescent moonset in the background.
An Amtrak Cascades train departs Seattle behind "cabbage" NPCU No. 90340 (ex-F40PH) as it passes the home of the Seattle Seahawks. The clock tower for King Street Station can be seen bey... (more)
One of ODOT's new "Mater" cab car sports a custom "paint job". Somebody needs to wash these things more frequently. They're already beauty challenged, a coat of grime doesn't help, or maybe it d... (more)
Another fantastic sunset that the passengers of Cascades 508 were able to witness from the comfort of their seats.
Heading for Vancouver BC as it leaves Fairhaven station
During the last hour of sunlight a Talgo train scoots southbound through Tenino, WA and will end its trip in Eugene, OR near midnight.
Whenever I see this unit I think of Steve Martin doing the King Tut song!
Engine 470, still wrapped in its King Tut livery, whisks the evening Amtrak Cascades train 509 southbound along Puget Sound where it passes the town's vacant and decaying 1914 vintage Northern Pac... (more)