A local heads through the trees and around the curves of Lake Sammamish as it heads south toward Issaquah, the end of the branch where it occasionally would visit to serve a lumber distribution yard and a Darigold creamery that produced butter. This x-NP branch used to extend from Seattle to North Bend, WA, serving Weyerhaueser Co.'s plywood and lumber operation at Snoqualmie Falls. BN had cut a deal with Milwaukee Road to use trackage rights on their line allowing abandonment of this line east of Issaquah.
Documenting the comparative traffic of the Burlington Northern, the Milwaukee Road, and the Union Pacific between Puget Sound and the Midwest, mainly focusing on the 1970s but including other time periods as well. Also featuring Milwaukee Road freights on