A new GEVO waits with 2 other dash 9's elephant style for the blowers to flush the Cascade Tunnel clear.
Amtrak's Coast Starlight, hours late as usual, makes its way over Salt Creek almost silently during a brief break in a snow storm. The deep snow made most of the line inaccessible, but I'm willing... (more)
In a Heavy snowstorm a northbound UP manifest train glides down the grade with the dynamics whining away.
A late night roll-by during a winter mountain storm. When this train left the siding you could clearly hear the wheels slipping over and over again.
LIMITED VISABILITY; More than an inch an hour fell as BNSF proved to have the only pass open in the state.
A Portland bound vehicle train shows a little smoke with Mount Baker in the background.
Now that's OVERSIZED!! The crew was doubled as this Multi-Million dollar prototype 787 Dreamliner section backs up the Boeing siding in Mukilteo. It even makes the typical oversized cars look smal... (more)
With the door left open, I got a rare look inside the 7.8 mile long bore of the Cascade Tunnel. Note how the grade descends inside the tunnel.
Saturated in a Golden light, this high priority, Pasco bound freight train makes no secrete that it’s a big money maker for the BNSF.
A mixed merchandise train crosses the Columbia River on Great Northern's "Bridge in a Bridge" as it makes its way to Spokane.
Quite the heat wake coming off this guy! Light breeze, temps in the lower 80d's, and a Warbonnet for lunch. Got to Love the NW!
Street Running on "The Eastside" as this friendly crew makes its way down the former NP line.
Westbound Spokane-Everett at Trinidad MP 1624.
An eastbound Z crosses the Columbia River on a "Bridge in a Bridge."
A westbound stack glides into one of the most dramatic scenes of the day.