The train is gone and life returns to normal for kids playing on the beach. For the first time in many a month, the Sounder is riding the outside rail!
You can almost see my house in this shot! The city of Edmonds pokes out from the trees and Sunset Ave (one of the top 100 places to railfan in North America [Trains Mag]) is clearly visible. The ... (more)
The first Sounder Commuter Rail highballs and depart Edmonds in this nice afternoon with SDRX 905 Pushing and SDRX Cab Car 307 leading. A BNSF Garbage Local is waiting at the siding off camera for... (more)
After letting off passengers at Edmonds station, SDRX 909 heads north to Everett.
An interesting angle of Sound Transit's F59PHI. I was on a crossing at the station and note the blue flags.
She doesn't look as good as NCC-1701-D, but this ship boldly takes passengers where they have never gone before: beyond congestion.
This is the odd and unique truck on Bombardiers commuter car. The roller bearings are inside the truck and note this external brake disk. There is also a normal brake pad on each wheel giving ea... (more)
The low tide provides for an interesting shot of the Sounder as it heads towards Everett.
Before the Sounder disappears into the trees after crossing bridge 6.3 it gives us one last peek.
The first Sounder of the evening brings commuters across bridge 6.3, giving them a stunning view of the Ballard Locks.
The last Sounder of the evening travels through Edmonds.
The first of two Sounders screams down the main line on one of the first gorgeous days of the year in the Pacific Northwest. I'm glad to be back home and out on the rails!
Friend and fellow RP.net photog Steve DeVight readies his camera for another shot at the Sounder. Our earlier attempt at a killer shot was thwarted by a large cloud.
The early northbound Sounder creeps over the Salmon Bay Bridge just after the sun disappears behind a cloud. Built in 1908 by the Army Corps of Engineers, the Ballard Locks stand in the backgroun... (more)
Grounded Sounders on a rainy day in the Pacific Northwest.