BNSF 1001 leading a westbound stack train waits for a signal to clear at Edmonds, WA before completing its trip along Puget Sound from Everett to Seattle. Edmonds was and may still be a bottle nec... (more)
On a very spooky and clear Halloween 2019, BNSF has dressed up as a quartet of CN GE power. This power came of a oil train and the lead unit was former UP 9094 and previously CNW 8546.
Amtrak train 513, an Amtrak Cascades weekend service train, is just a few miles out of Portland Union Station. This train originated at Union Station and is heading south to Eugene-Springf... (more)
Just 187 miles into its 1377-mile journey from Seattle WA to Los Angeles CA, Amtrak train 11, the southbound Coast Starlight, departs Portland, Oregon’s Union Station after a crew change. ... (more)
As Amtrak train 14, the northbound Coast Starlight, departs Vancouver, Washington, the crew of a BNSF local (Y-PVN1211-14) checks for southbound traffic before crossing the mainline to get ... (more)
After UP has been repainting the holdouts from the mergers and its own fleet aggressively the last few years, this patched Souther Pacific motor is a welcome sight. Former SP 280 has been hanging ... (more)
BNSF 2088 still retains it's classic BN colors as here, switching Green Transfer & Storage in North Portland. The facility receives steel loads frequently. 2088 and sister BNSF 2096 have had PTC u... (more)
UPY 356 was built as CNW 6865. This new slug set includes UPY 456, a former MP SD38-2 converted into a Slug known as a PS6B. The slugs rely on power from the mother unit but provide a higher maxim... (more)
With almost all railroads contracting out derailment cleanups to outfits like Hulcher and R.J. Corman, a wrecking crane is pretty much a rarity these days. On May 28, 2008, BNSF still had 250-ton ... (more)
A Tri-Met WES service has just arrived at Wilsonville.
FURX 5525 and BNSF 2532 await the call by Vancouver Station while BNSF 2935, a GP39E, works the yard in the distance.
Amtrak's Empire Builder train no. #8 passes by The Seattle Waterfront with GE P40DC #818 in the lead.
The Rocky Mountaineer luxury passenger train departs Seattle, WA, running through the Queen Anne section south of BNSF's Interbay Yard on the Scenic Sub. Amtrak P-32BWH's have to lead the train up... (more)
Amtrak Train #506 heads into downtown Seattle passing Seattle Mariners T-Mobile Park.
BNSF SD70ACe 9042 leads a Roberts Bank-Spring Creek Mine coal empty past T-Mobile Park in Seattle. It was nice to catch a few trains before our Blue Jays took on the Mariners!