Traffic was moderate to busy on this warm spring day at Providence. The lady hogger gave me a big smile as the locomotive passed by.
A sunny, warm Eastern Washington spring day about half way up Providence Hill at the ess curve.
A nice surprise catch of this KCS locomotive pulling a stack uphill at sunset. The DS requested them to stop here and make a visual inspection since the crew wasn't given the information when the... (more)
While chasing this V train up the hill I caught him on the climb just before he turned into the Foss River canyon. The view is looking west down the Sky River valley.
The train is still passing over the loop as the head end peeks around a cliff on the descent to the Columbia River at Trinidad.
Train 507 passes under Waldrick Road at speed in SE Thurston County, WA on its way to the next station stop in Centralia.
Heading south on the Seattle Sub at MP 38.7 the 6809 is working with a patched SP (6365), another UP (7665) and a CSX unit.
Late afternoon sun on the backdrop of the cliffs above Chamberlain Lake produce deep shadows. A BNSF grainer heads west on the the fill after crossing the Klickitat River at Lyle, WA
Some wild weather blew through the Pacific Northwest today and so did Amtrak 11 as the sun breaks for just a moment to showcase the Coast Starlight near Kalama, WA.
At the foot of Goldsborough Creek Canyon the 1201 emerges from the shady woods and crosses the bridge eastbound into warm sunlight on the last day of winter. The first part of the train was empti... (more)
After delivering a log train to the Dayton dry sort the 1200 will tie onto the rear of the return job to Shelton which is waiting just out of the picture frame to the right with the 1201 on point.
Amtrak Cascades engineer gives a wave before passing under Waldrick Road overpass on a Veterans' Day run to Portland, OR
The morning lumber train winds through the streets of downtown Shelton with fully loaded a-frames of freshly cut boards from Mill 5 and will arrive at Mill 3 on the waterfront within 10 minutes.
The 4018 along with its HATX workmates is heading light with one tank car uphill towards Bayshore Siding to pick up the rest of its train and will then continue on to the Kitsap County transfer st... (more)
The 1200 is winding up at the Franklin St crossing for the trip to Mill 5 as the conductor throws a wave.