A late Amtrak 3 traverses the Mohave Desert in the morning near Siberia, CA with a freight engine on point.
Canadian potash train running west at MP 99 on UP's Portland Sub at Moody, crossing the Deschutes River, OR. The Columbia River is seen in the upper left.
WB grain wends its way along the Columbia River a couple of miles west of Maryhill, WA
After a rainy morning a narrow band of sunshine aligns with BNSF 7693 on a westbound autorack train at Horsethief Lake, Columbia Hills State Park along the Columbia River.
Rocky Mountaineer RMR P609 westbound moving down the canyon between Nicomen and Lytton along the Thompson River west of Spences Bridge, BC, Canada
Westbound stack train CN 101 crossing the Thompson River at MP 59.5 CN Ashcroft Sub Basque, BC Canada. Smoke below the clouds from wildfires to the Northeast darken the sky.
An empty BNSF Railway Coal train from Roberts Bank detours over the CPR at Savona, BC Canada. The designation would change to E-RBGSXM 211 at BNSF Sweetgrass. Wildfire season has been causing po... (more)
A westbound grain train crosses over the Thompson River at MP 59.5, running on a directional section of the Ashcroft Subdivision at Basque, BC
A "Death Star" IC locomotive hauls an eastbound Canadian National manifest freight through the Thompson River Canyon at Deadman's Creek outside of Savona, BC
Moving day came for the Silver Top. Here it was being placed on a low boy to be trucked to a temporary storage space in a rail yard at Chehalis, Washington. For the last 20 years the car had bee... (more)
The Seattle section of the Empire Builder crosses the North Fork Skykomish River in the morning at Index, Washington while on its way down from Stevens Pass.
Eastbound empty coal train from Roberts Bank makes its way up Stevens Pass at the Deception Creek bridge.
BNSF's aptly named Scenic Sub is its mountain railroad line over Stevens Pass, Washington. Climbing the east side of the pass, a Seattle bound stack train crosses Nason Creek at "The Slot&qu... (more)
Six locomotives up front on this stack train pull through the east switch and past the DED and bungalow at Berne, Washington. They are within a couple miles of attaining the crest of the pass at ... (more)
The ACe digs into the 2.2% climb with its long train of coal empties and curves away from Skykomish and into the Foss River canyon while on the trek up Stevens Pass and over the Cascade Mountains.