Amtrak 517, Cascades service from Vancouver to Seattle, cruises along the Bellingham waterfront on its way to Fairhaven Station at sunset.
Sunrise along Columbia River with the morning Z hustling westbound. The work window starts in a couple hours for the tie replacement gangs and there are a lot of trains to get through before they... (more)
A meeting at Meno. A westbound Union Pacific Z with No. 8179 leading, meets Eastbound Mixed Manifest with No. 8239 leading, at Meno siding in the Columbia River Gorge.
MRL 4302 trails a four unit helper set of SD70ACes descending Mullan Pass into Helena, MT. The power has just passed through Austin and is headed to Birds Eye, then Helena where it will cut in to ... (more)
Eastbound Union Pacific Mixed Manifest With No. 8239 crosses a short causeway along the Columbia River at Memaloose State park.
On a gorgeous summer afternoon, Union Pacific SD70ACe No. 8541 leads the North Yard (Denver)-Phippsburg, Colorado manifest west up the 2-percent grade in the canyon east of Tolland, Colorado on Ju... (more)
Canadian National train No. 180 is about to enter Brule Tunnel just east of Park Gate, Alberta, on July 12, 2014. The train is ending a trip through Jasper National Park, with the actual border di... (more)
With falling snow frosting the wintery scene, a westbound BNSF coal train enters double track at East Algoma after crossing the bridge over Lake Pend Oreille from Sandpoint, Idaho, on February 27,... (more)
Eastbound empty coal train from Roberts Bank makes its way up Stevens Pass at the Deception Creek bridge.
A mixed freight descends Encina hill with a pair of AC4400CW's on the rear.
Closing in on Port Westward on the Portland & Western, BNSF 6980 disturbs traffic and dinner guests while doing some street running.
Putting on a dog and pony show for Oregon DOT, a Cascades Talgo heads for Medford on CORP. It was quite incongruous to see the "high speed" train rolling along at 25 MPH on the Siskiyou ... (more)
Less than ten minutes after the odd six unit-lead Coast Starlight, a BNSF freight motor can be seen on the head of a newer Amtrak Cascades talgoset.
West coast railfans along BNSF got a treat in winter 2002, when a northbound RoadRailer was dispatched with an A-B-A set of warbonnet GP60s. At the time, we were living in the yellow house at uppe... (more)
With Steven Brown at the throttle, a late Empire Builder meets the late afternoon sun as it advances in Lake Yard.