Westbound coal loads exit the first tunnel west of Lyle and are about to enter the second.
A loaded grain train heads west after waiting for Amtrak's Empire Builder to pass.
Priority intermodal Z-CHCPTL blasts out of a tunnel and into Lyle, Washington.
After waiting for Amtrak's Empire Builder to pass, a loaded coal train heads west along the Columbia River on BNSF's Fallbridge Subdivision.
The Chicago-Portland Z train is on the home stretch of its over 1,000 mile journey, passing the sleepy fishing town of Lyle.
Eastbound on the Fallbridge Sub approaching Lyle,WA.
A BNSF coal train heads west out of Lyle, WA along the Columbia River en route to Centralia, WA. During this period it was common to run two units on the point and two DPUs which these units are. ... (more)
Union Pacific Railroad suffered a derailment of a loaded Bakken Oil train at Mosier, OR on June 3rd which shut down their route through the Columbia River Gorge for two days. There were no injurie... (more)
Morning mist lies heavy in the Columbia River Gorge as a BNSF eastbound train winds its way along the river east of Lyle, Wash.
A BNSF eastbound crosses the Klickitat River at Lyle, Wash.
A westbound Z train threads through three tunnels simultaneously (and is about to enter a fourth) along the north side of the Columbia River west of Lyle on a stormy day in the Columbia River Gorg... (more)
A grain train crosses a berm in the Columbia River Gorge as it heads west to a port, where the grain will be exported to a faraway land.
A unit train heading to California with empty hopper cars of a different design than I've seen before.
Winter Wonder Winter Wonderland along the Columbia River Gorge.