The Leavenworth Snow Train has disembarked its passengers for an afternoon of festivities and a tree lighting ceremony. The train is headed 20 miles east to Wenatchee for cleaning and for locomoti... (more)
Snow flakes abound for the Leavenworth Snow Train's final run from Seattle to Leavenworth and return for 2014. The train featured Amfleet, Horizon fleet, a former GN great dome lounge, and a pair ... (more)
Keeping Burlington Northern's route over Stevens Pass open during the winter months is hard work and requires locomotives, train crews, MOW employees and snow removal equipment to get the job done... (more)
The lights of Stevens Pass Ski Resort illuminate the sky as Amtrak's eastbound Empire Builder #8 continues it's journey east and is about to enter the 7.8 mile long Cascade Tunnel. Off in the dist... (more)
Amtrak's Leavenworth Snow train deadheads along the Wenatchee River after dropping passengers for an afternoon of shopping in Leavenworth. The train originated in Seattle, will be cleaned in Wenat... (more)
Although the Silver Solarium observation dome and Silver Lariat dome car are far from the beaten path of the Califormia Zephyr route, both cars looked really nice with the Amtrak super dome car as... (more)
A ratty looking snow plow awaits the inevitable snow of the coming months.
Aquired in 1923 and rebuilt in 1923 ,Canadian Pacific snow plow and spreader 400762 bask in the summer sun waiting for winter.
One of those "classic Scenic shots" with a bonus of snow covered trees. US 2 crosses over the rail line and climbs to Stevens Pass, curving along the mountainside in the background.
BNSF Snow Dozer in siding at Skykomish. Painted Orange/Black from former green. Prior green is partly visible on blades at points of wear.
Ducking under the US 2 overpass a westbound passes the east switch and the Scenic-based dozer which may be seeing some work in its near future with a snow storm blowing in over the next few days.
An ex-MILW snow plow and flanger sit ready for the next winter looking as both have had some attention recently. Both were buit in West Milwaukee Shops on the old CMStP&P from steam locomotive ten... (more)