At the end of its 2206-mile journey from Chicago, Amtrak's westbound Empire Builder arrives at Seattle's King Street Station behind an unusual combination of three nearly new F40s and two E-units.... (more)
Charging Through Samish: At Samish, the morning northbound Amtrak Cascades train to Vancouver, B.C. rolls right along Puget Sound. From here on up to Bellingham, the BNSF Bellingham Subdivi... (more)
Departing Bellingham: Rounding the curve after Bellingham Station, Amtrak train 516 quickly gets up to speed with a Siemens Charger locomotive leading the way. The SC-44s are very quick on ... (more)
Heritage at the Pond: It's a crisp Thanksgiving Day morning and Amtrak train number 516 is rolling by as it approaches the Fairhaven station in Bellingham, Washington. Leading the charge on... (more)
Charging Over the Viaduct: Amtrak Cascades thunders across a large steel viaduct on the north side of Bellingham, Washington as it heads for Vancouver, B.C. Leading the charge is SC-44 loco... (more)
Fall on Approach: Fall is approaching in the Pacific Northwest as the evening southbound Amtrak Cascades train nears its first station stop at Bellingham, Washington on its 4 and a half hou... (more)
Cascading Across the Bay: Amtrak train number 516 crosses Chuckanut Bay as it nears the next stop at Bellingham, Washington. This train is bound for Vancouver, B.C. I've been trying to get ... (more)
In order to serve the Pacific Northwest’s two largest cities, Amtrak’s Empire Builder added a Portland section in 1981, with the train splitting in two at Spokane, Washington, and continuin... (more)
Amtrak Cascades trains 518 and 517 meet in front of the station at Vancouver, Washington.
The train doesn't stop here anymore ... Amtrak NPCU 90252 is on point of the morning Cascades service from Vancouver, BC to Portland, OR. The train has just cleared customs and is rolling past the... (more)
Amtrak's Empire Builder Train no. #8 passes by The Seattle Waterfront with Amtrak heritage unit #130 in the lead.
Amtrak's Pacific International Cascades: Amtrak train number 517 rolls south along Samish Bay behind SC-44 Charger locomotive on a beautiful June day. This train and its northbound evening ... (more)
The Coast Starlight crosses Olequa Creek late in the afternoon just outside the town of Winlock, making its way to terminus at Seattle.
With the 1980s version of the Seattle skyline in the background, Amtrak's Pioneer gets underway out of King Street Station, bound for Salt Lake City and a Chicago connection.
During a brief break between snow storms that have brought a good deal of sea level snow to the Puget Sound area (to say nothing of the foot or more at higher elevations), the Amtrak Starlight rol... (more)