Rolling up the Columbia River Gorge, a BNSF eastboud passes Drano Lake and is about to enter a short tunnel just west of Hood, Washington. After waiting for what seemed like an eternity for anything to show up, this BNSF freight arrives as a meet between two UP freights takes place infront of me. I was hurredly switching from by tripod mounted 300mm and my 50mm lenses to shoot both; when it rains, it pours. To see the UP freights, click here. 1132hrs.
The famed natural aspect of the Pacific Northwest has drawn tourists and railfans alike from all over the world. This photo compilation showcases the sections where rails meet water between Washougal, WA/Troutdale, OR and Plymouth, WA/Boardman, OR.