With the second and third Tacoma Narrows Bridges looming in the distance, an afternoon Cascades skirts the shores of Puget Sound. Within the next few weeks, all Amtrak traffic should be re-routed... (more)
Northbound Cascades at sunset on the Puget Sound. Once again, scenes like this are not long for this world, even now pretty rare, with the retirement of the Series 6 Talgo train sets.
Amtrak Cascades Train no. 507 speeds through Puyallup, WA on a warm spring afternoon with Mt. Rainer standing over 14,000 feet tall in the distance.
With it's namesake mountains behind the camera, Cascades 505 crosses Bridge 14 at a very low tide, with Mt Rainier out of sight of the train's passengers, but in plane (err drone) view from this v... (more)
An old Amtrak F40, now NPCU leads a southbound Amtrak Cascades train towards Washington, as it is silhouetted by the setting sun.
One of Amtrak’s Amtrak Cascades trains, number 508 heading from Oregon’s Eugene/Springfield to Seattle, Washington, passes the BNSF Railway’s Vancouver Yard after departing the statio... (more)
A special Talgo operation for Oregon DOT heads south on the Siskiyou Line near Ashland.
Under threatening skies, UP 4835 (SD70M) brings a new Amtrak Cascades / Washington State Department of Transportation #1408 Siemens SC-44 'Charger' unit down the Moffat Tunnel sub heading for Denv... (more)
Amtrak Cascades F40PH NPCU 90253 brings up the rear of the Vancouver BC Bound Amtrak 516 on a sunny November Morning
Amtrak Cascades at Tin Rock: Amtrak train 519 rounds a curve as it approaches the Fairhaven Station in Bellingham. The rock seen in the water is actually a pile of scrap tin that was discar... (more)
Cascades Train 508 is getting ready to depart north to Seattle (right side train), while another Cascades train set awaits its next assignment at Portland's Union Station.
Charging Through Samish: At Samish, the morning northbound Amtrak Cascades train to Vancouver, B.C. rolls right along Puget Sound. From here on up to Bellingham, the BNSF Bellingham Subdivi... (more)
Departing Bellingham: Rounding the curve after Bellingham Station, Amtrak train 516 quickly gets up to speed with a Siemens Charger locomotive leading the way. The SC-44s are very quick on ... (more)
Charging Over the Viaduct: Amtrak Cascades thunders across a large steel viaduct on the north side of Bellingham, Washington as it heads for Vancouver, B.C. Leading the charge is SC-44 loco... (more)
Across the Bay: Amtrak train number 517 cuts across a causeway that runs right through the middle of Chuckanut Bay on BNSF Railway's Bellingham Subdivision. The locomotive is leading the tr... (more)