Evening westbound at Beatrice below Providence Hill. Besides the lead BNSF there was an NS C40-9W and a CSX in the third spot.
The las rays of sun light produce a "Scotchlite" effect at the curve below the crest of Providence Hill
Eastbound rounding the bend near Crates a couple miles outside of The Dalles. The Washington side of the Columbia River Gorge is in the background.
At a bend in the Columbia River a westbound Z is picking up speed in the late afternoon after meeting the SEAPAS on this busy route.
Climbing the steepest part of the Scenic Sub on the 2.2 grade between Merritt and East Portal, a west-bound vehicle train powers past the greaser at MP 1695.5
A classic track-side shot of Santa Fe and NS power pulling through the Gaynor railfan "campground" in the Cascade Mountains.
Going retro with a 60 on front of this WB stacker. The "floodgates" had opened up and the trains which had been delayed by Montana flooding all seemed to be resuming their trips west, making for ... (more)
Rosco frames a westbound warbonnet-led train from above one of the cuts west of Maryhill along the Columbia River. The US 97 bridge is visible in the distance.
After a meet at North Dalles an empty grainer picks up momentum at No Name Road and continues its eastbound run along the former SP&S North Bank Route.
A westbound at Taylor Lake on the UP Portland Sub in the Columbia River Gorge just a couple of miles out of The Dalles.
Greeting an eastbound along ST RT 14 on a colorful Sunday morning in the Gorge.
Looking across the Columbia River Gorge from Rowena, OR a coal train powered by two different models of GE power and an EMD ACe head west across the fill just out of Lyle.
A Rail grinder leans through the cut below The Discovery Center as it heads east toward The Dalles. The hills of the Washington side of the Columbia Gorge are visible in the background.
MRSR steam in The Gulch. Polson #70 poppin' off as it starts to dig into the 3.3% grade of Tacoma Hill on the Mountain Division of Tacoma Rail.
Caught with rods down, MRSR's newly restored mike moves across E "D" Street during a weekend event at Freight House Square. Brian Bundridge is firing.