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.
Curving through the basalt Pillars Of Lyle, a matched set of three brand new GE ES44AC's from Citicorp Rail Leasing make their first trip to the west coast on an BNSF oil train bound for Tacoma, W... (more)
Two cigar-branded Gevos dart across the Columbia River as fall sinks into the Pacific Northwest. With the harvest, grain trains are plentiful and commonly have Canadian power.
BN 4361, an Alco C636 leads a consist that includes an Alco C425, GP38-2 and GP35 over a causeway along the Columbia River and Lake Roland as the train heads east from Vancouver, WA to Wishram on ... (more)
A Logistics Park (Joliet), IL to Tacoma, WA stack train with a leased Citirail leader moves westbound down the Columbia River Gorge and over the Rowland Lake causeway .
Another westbound grainer sails down the Columbia River Gorge on a hot day.
A long BNSF grainer heads east in the late afternoon sun.