Cooling their heels (or should it be "wheels"?) after the morning commuter rush are a pair of Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority's "Sounder" trains. The trainset o... (more)
So much good stuff in this shot, where to begin? I’ll start with the commuter train. Well two actually. SDRX 923 is on the point of Sounder 1517 (maybe 1515), while midway back is train 1511,... (more)
Sounder Train 1700 led by cab car SDRX 109, heads north across the Bridge of Many Names, while a southbound BNSF manifest makes its way to the Seattle Terminal and ultimately Vancouver WA. The B... (more)
On what is likely the nicest Washington day of 2017 so far, a Sounder commuter train nears its next stop of Tacoma having just left Puyallup. The rolling fields and snow capped mountain provide a ... (more)
Two weeks has passed since the Milwaukee S Curve Trestle was taken out of service, forever! Five days later the first train crossed the new concrete bridge, or at least half of what will be a doub... (more)
Sounder Train 1517 is crossing the new Sound Transit Tacoma bridge as heads for the Tacoma Dome Station. The remains of the historic Milwaukee Road S-Curve trestle are off to the right. Another ... (more)
The first train across the new Sounder Tacoma bridge, is this test train. After delays due to unfinished guard rail, the train crossed the bridge at 9:45 pm. In this shot, it's on its way back t... (more)
In less than 24 hours, if the schedule holds, the first train will cross the new Sound Transit Tacoma bridge. The old 4 steel beam bridge across G street has been dismantled, along with the Milw... (more)
The mid-day Sounder has the honor of being the last train (revenue) to cross the historic 80 year old Milwaukee S Curve trestle.
Locomotive is actually an EMD F59PH.
In a single l... (more)
The new mid-day Sounder, crosses the historic Milwaukee S Curve trestle, on its way to Seattle. The days are getting short for the trestle now, with only a week or two to go before the bridge is i... (more)
The Sounder of SilenceA set of Sounder equipment, with F59PHI for power, is serviced in Seattle, Washington, on January 19, 2017. Sounder commuter trains are maintained at the Amtr... (more)
The future is under construction! We are looking at the Sound Transit Tacoma Dome Station and the second train of the evening is disgorging it's Tacoma based clientele, while under the bright lig... (more)
The new "Early" Sounder, train 1507, crosses G Street on the historic Milwaukee S Curve trestle, as it approaches the Tacoma Dome Station.
It won't be long now, before trains are us... (more)
Sounder 902 in downtown Seattle in the travel by ORCA scheme.