After waiting in Centralia, WA for Amtrak 502 to clear town, a hotshot BNSF manifest races south past the old Northern Pacific station in Chehalis, WA, which now serves as the Lewis County Histori... (more)
The rock in the foreground shows why this town is called Sandstone. A large quarry once stood at this site, served by the Great Northern.
Nikon D2x, 180mm
I'm not sure there are many experiences more magical than standing in the middle of the desert, miles from anyone and anything, at sunset. In this photo, the sun is minutes from dipping below the ... (more)
An eastbound climbs the steep grade through Silverwood as a railfan holds a "Merry Christmas" sign for passing crews. In the background a southbound UP on the Palmdale Cut-off.