One of my favorite shots from last winter (06/07) at one of my favorite spots known to fellow rail fans as “The Slot”. This shot means a lot to me on a 11° day that started off with a some what n... (more)
Record heavy snows buried Stevens Pass last December so BNSF wastes no time bringing out the big guns to clear the Right of Way. At one point over the scanner I hear BNSF engineer Michael “Mad-Do... (more)
Sometimes the light at the end of the tunnel is AN ONCOMING TRAIN!!!!! A Boeing High-Wide train pulls up the grade and approaches Tunnel 11.1 as I capture this scene. Taken during the 2007 Hot-Ra... (more)
One of the more dramatic scenes between Seattle and Spokane is where the former GN line crosses the now calm Columbia River on the Bridge in a Bridge. As you can see today's Everett to Spokane st... (more)
A group of partying trespassers throw far too much caution to the wind as #516 passes on main 2. Note the cooler which is actually sitting on Main 1. Amtrak warns the approaching Main 1 freight w... (more)
Many people make the fatal mistake of choosing railroad tracks for shortcuts, jogging, hiking, etc. and the stretch of railroad between Seattle and Everett kills an average of 16 trespassers a yea... (more)
WOW am I ever lucky to live in the Northwest! From Cascade Green, to Santa Fe War Bonnets, to H1 B-Units; there is always something dramatic to see on the Scenic Sub. I hope you like.
A rare sight in the NW as this KCS locomotive leads a eastbound Z across a steep mountian scene that looks to be borrowed from a model Railroad.
A BNSF Officer Special enters "The Slot" on one of the last warm summer days of the year.
GOOD MORNING OAKRIDGE!!! A northbound UP manifest is in the right place at the right time.
Derailment on the Scenic Sub at what use to be Everett Jct. Ten cars on the ground, and as you can see, one is in the drink. Note the rail in the water with it.
OVERSIZED AND LISTING; The Boeing Local pulls into the Boeing Siding at Mukilteo with special oversized containers. Try taking that container through a tunnel.
ROLL BY; BNSF engineer Greg Weirich assist in a roll-by in Edmonds Washington.
BRRRR!! As much as I like this shot, I'm quite jealous of the scenes the passengers on board saw that day. Taken during the FoamersNW trip to Pengra Pass.
A WINTER WONDERLAND! Taken during the Foamers NW trip to Pengra Pass.