Southbound 5469, carries some road grime on its face, and ES44AC-H GE demonstrator #2022 second out. The sharp spire of 9182' Mount Thielsen rises in the distance.
An intermodal comes down out of the Cascade Mountains into the morning sunlight in Central Oregon.
The locomotive was being put to bed in its enginehouse after a morning's work on the line hauling lumber and chips from the mill out to Gilchrist Junction.
A Hinkle - Roseville manifest approaches tunnel 17 just north of Dorris, California.
A southbound manifest comes off the mountain in the morning while the Klamath Northern switcher tends to cars in the interchange.
The center cab 144 tonner is returning light from a morning run to haul forest products from the Interfor mill to Gilchrist Junction and is about 3 miles out from its home.
A southbound baretable follws the Williamson river in a canyon just north of Calimus. 8929' Mount Scott is seen the background.
The first afternoon commuter train from Seattle to Tacoma, SDRX Train 1505, Puyallup near 56th ave E. At this time of year it's almost too late in the day (at 4:05pm) to get decent lighting on the... (more)
The UP's Western Pacific Heritage unit was on the point of a PSAP garbage train sitting at Tea Road outside of Centralia, Washington. They were waiting for some MOW to finish up down the line bef... (more)
The winter of 2015 has been disappointing snowfall-wise in the mountains of the Pacific Northwest, and the ski resorts have been suffering. Three years ago, though, a few weather events were keep... (more)
After stopping to gain a fresh crew, a Z train begins to roll south out of Dunsmuir, bound for Roseville, California.
The BNSF Transcon in Southern California's Mojave Desert...a treeless, remote, wide open landscape where a train may be seen approaching from miles away.
At about 17:00pm, along the banks of the Columbia River, the Portland Section of the Empire Builder still has 100 miles to cover before arriving in Pasco, WA. In tow is a private varnish, RVIX 80... (more)
Along the banks of the Columbia River, the Portland Section of the Empire Builder is about to duck into Tunnel 9, just west of Lyle at 15:25pm.
The head end of a westbound oiler poking through "The Pillars" rock formation near Rowland Lake along the Washington shore of the Columbia River.