With a Siemens Charger shoving on the rear, Amtrak Cascades train 503 rolls southward.
Amtrak 508 has just started its 310 mile trip from Eugene to Seattle as it passes the water tower at the new Oregon State Hospital. Local icon Spencer Butte looms in the distance. This is the only... (more)
The sole Talgo set currently in operation on Amtrak's Cascades service is parked at Eugene, awaiting a 4:30 pm departure for Seattle as train 508.
Across the Bay: Amtrak train number 517 cuts across a causeway that runs right through the middle of Chuckanut Bay on BNSF Railway's Bellingham Subdivision. The locomotive is leading the tr... (more)
Amtrak Cascades trains 518 and 517 meet in front of the station at Vancouver, Washington.
Amtrak's Pacific International Cascades: Amtrak train number 517 rolls south along Samish Bay behind SC-44 Charger locomotive on a beautiful June day. This train and its northbound evening ... (more)
Cascades 518 sprints through a golden sunset on the south Puget Sound. Just past the Steilacoom Ferry dock, it's about 15 minutes late, but right on time of the sunset.
Midday along the Bay: As Amtrak train 517 heads out of Tacoma, it passes along Commencement Bay. The waterfront is populated with an interesting combination of heavy industry and light comm... (more)
WDTX 1407 leads Cascades train 518 north through a beautiful sunset.
A pair of Washington State Department of Transportation Siemens SC44s had to be set out by the Coast Starlight (including their escort P42s) in Northridge CA. The power was only there for a few ho... (more)