Returning to Portland from a week on Washington Central, the SP&S 700 heads west through the Columbia River Gorge.
A westbound grain train nears Bingen, Washington in the Columbia River Gorge. The Oakways were fairly rare birds on the old SP&S.
An eastbound BNSF train nears Lyle, Washington in the Columbia River Gorge. Despite the early November date, a fair amount of fall color remains on the trees.
Long before anyone ever heard of "Tiger King," a tiger-striped GP50 leads an autorack train west through the Columbia River Gorge.
The smoke has finally cleared, allowing for a lovely fall hike. Amtrak 28 rolls east along the mighty Columbia River and is seen from the Cape Horn Trail.
An eastbound BNSF vehicle train threads some basalt rock formations in the scenic Columbia River Gorge between Bingen and Lyle, Washington, on September 24, 2016.
Empty trash around the curves at Home Valley.
A solid set of older power leads the daily Roosevelt-Everett empty garbage train.
With 4 GEs on point and 2 on the rear pushing, this high priority Z rushes along the mighty Columbia River Gorge to Portland.
A BNSF grain train mixes up color schemes a bit as it rolls west on the causeway that helps form Rowland Lake along the Columbia River west of Lyle, WA.
BNSF 563 leads an impressive consist past The Dalles Dam.
Westbound Oil Biggs, OR Mile 99
A BNSF DPU pushes a westbound Grainer through Tunnel 8 on the Fallbridge Subdivision.
Westbound tanks cross over the causeway separating Horsethief Lake from the Columbia River with BNSF no. 7769 and Santa Fe no. 693 leading.
Seattle's Garbage Hauler heads eastbound along the Columbia River to the landfill in Eastern Washington. The odiferous passing of the train is hard to ignore.