Along the banks of the Columbia River, the Portland Section of the Empire Builder is about to duck into Tunnel 9, just west of Lyle at 15:25pm.
The head end of a westbound oiler poking through "The Pillars" rock formation near Rowland Lake along the Washington shore of the Columbia River.
Cruising gracefully down the North Bank of the Columbia River George, another load of grain destined for Western Washington elevators and export overseas looks beautiful on a fine fall afternoon.
Another load of coal destined to Roberts Bank, BC for export rolls down the mighty Columbia River on BNSF's scenic Fallbridge sub.
Cruising westward with a waterside view the envy of many, this BNSF crew has empty garbage cars headed back toward Seattle on a beautiful late spring day.
Rolling alongside the Pillars of Lyle a manifest freight from Seattle to Pasco is making good time in the beautiful Columbia River Gorge. Business is good on BNSF Railway and the railroad is borr... (more)
Certainly capable of hauling out the trash, a matched set of former Santa Fe Warbonnnets with a BNSF garbage train in tow head east toward the Roosevelt landfill. The lead unit BNSF 8277, an SD75... (more)
Gliding around the Pillars Of Lyle a loaded BNSF grain train heads toward Kalama, WA and its contents headed for export overseas.
Z-SPOPTL westbound at Doug's Beach.
Another Left Coast bound BNSF Z train glides through the Gorge and is seen from one of the many high vantage points along the route.
All CSX power on the BNSF, Just more foreign power to add to the list.
Westbound tanker moving across the Rowland Lake causeway along the Columbia River north bank.
The Wishram local had made a pick up at Bingen and was returning to Wishram with one center-beam load of lumber. Viewed from Chamberlain Lake Rest Area lookout above the Lyle tunnels.