Giving passengers their money's worth at every turn in the form of gorgeous scenery, the Portland section of Amtrak's Empire Builder is on time at Rowland Lake deep within the confines of the Colu... (more)
BN 1750 and 4 other vintage units lead a freight west through tunnel 9, the first of 3 tunnels just west of Lyle, WA along the Columbia River en route to Vancouver, WA from Wishram.
Leaving Lyle A westbound BNSF freight threads Tunnel 10 and is about to enter Tunnel 9, just west of Lyle, Washington, on May 30, 2008.
A Kalama grain train captures the last rays of sunlight cutting through the clouds in the Gorge.
A 4th of July Trash train!
Before sun-up, an eastbound BNSF Z train negotiates the reverse curves at Lyle, WA, while the nearby bluffs flirt with low-hanging clouds.
An empty BNSF garbage train skirts the high cliffs near Lyle as it returns westward to its origin for another load.
Just after sundown, a westbound BNSF grain train passes the ragged cliffs just east of Lyle, WA.