An eastbound stack train has attained the summit of Cajon Pass. The nearby Sheep Fire has heavily filtered the sunlight in the late afternoon scene.
Sprinting up the west slope of Stevens Pass, 7776 cants into a curve beside the Skykomish river. In the days of electrification, steam power would switch out at Skykomish a few miles ahead, but w... (more)
BNSF 7776 highballs through Coal City with a westbound stacker.
In all, four big GE's put their might into fighting the grade and curvature to lift an eastbound stacker into the morning sun and over Stevens Pass.
A grungy GEVO leads a merchandise train heading south through the woods near Randall.
My first "grubby" wedgie and a faded warbonnet in charge of an eastbound merchandise train
My first good shot of a GEVO leading.
High Priority Merchandise Train from Northtown, MN - Memphis, TN. (Canon EOS20D, 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM)
BNSF light engines take the connecting track to the BRC.
A pretty sweet lashup with a Swoosh leading, Whitefaced SD60M triclops second, and an H1 Dash 9 bringing up the rear.
A westbound intermodal passes thru Alray just east of I-15.
WHAOO! The swooshes are in Seattle! I looked all over Seattle for 3 hours to find them after seeing them go through Edmonds, and here, just past midnight in South Seattle, success! These 3 beauti... (more)
3 BNSF new image ES44DC locos descend the 2.2% grade of BNSF's Scenic sub. The wild Daisies contrast nicely with the orange and black.