BNSF has been detouring intermodal traffic on the CP ever since the washout and derailment at Blanding, IL. Ironically, this train would normally go through La Crosse anyways, only on it's own tr... (more)
High priority intermodal train heading for Montana over the Wayzata Sub with an old heritage 1 unit in the lead.
The trees are already starting to change in the Cascade foothills as a spot of sun illuminates a westbound stack train.
The sign reads- "Cascade Tunnel 7.8 mi long - 41152 ft - elevation 2247 - completed 1928" When the train was first visible it was sunny out but 20 minutes later it had clouded over.
A hot shot speeds west with the help of CSX 7562.