The only place in the world where trains and buses share the same tunnel and stations. Under the streets of Seattle, Metro buses, Sound Transit Express buses, and Link trains pass each other under... (more)
On weekday evenings there's a lot of activity on the Salmon Bay Bridge. Amtrak's Empire Builder heads north, and Sounder runs trains evey 1/2 hour. Add a freight train or two, and this can be a bu... (more)
Amtrak train 8, the Empire Builder is just getting started on the over 2,000 mile journey from Seattle to Chicago. The train is crossing the Salmon Bay Bridge, and in the background you can see th... (more)
The light at the end of the tunnel and the beam of a headlight. Taking the late train home, the friendly crew decides to let a fellow railroader into the psudo-cab of the Sounder for some photos a... (more)
In the pre-dawn gloom of a chilly winter morning, Seattle Streetcar's purple tram crosses Valley Steet as it approaches the South Lake Union station. Not too far away, the Space Needle was still ... (more)
Railfans of the future watch as an Eastbound Sounder carries commuters home.
The last few fiery sun rays illuminate this empty grain train coming around towards Carkeek park.
Don't worry, everything is ok! Sound Transit is simulating an accident between a light rail vehicle and a car that made an illegal left turn. The purpose of the test was to see how the police, fir... (more)
On an overcast July 4th, and with a shortage of power, the Interbay roundhouse has scraped together three SD-9s for the Seattle to Everett transfer, 650. The engineer is walking out to get on the ... (more)
You know the dark Pacific Northwest winter's days are numbered when the Sounders start running in the daylight!
A super short (~30 car) Westbound Allied Waste trash train rolls past Carkeek Park on a rare sunny Seattle day.
A SD70MAC brings up the rear of a Robert's Bank coal train as a stack train slows to a stop in front of the crossover at Blue Ridge.
A loaded coal train headed for Roberts Bank passes a Westbound stack train near Blue Ridge.
What looks to be a deserted King Street Station at the height of the Friday evening commute is fitting for a week in which no less than 3,400 Seattle based WaMu employees learned they no longer ha... (more)