Washington Eastern Railway units 4227 and 2422 still show their original paint schemes of Southwestern RailRoad and Santa Fe. The GP30's are at the small yard in Cheney, WA next to the BNSF mainli... (more)
A westbound grain train on the Lakeside Sub west of Cheney, WA.
NS 1117 leads a BNSF vehicle train along a single track stretch of NP's former mainline between Lakeside Jct. and Cheney, WA. At Cheney it will regain a short section of double track as it heads f... (more)
BNSF 780 is operating as a DPU on an empty crude oil train at Cheney. The warbonnet scheme seems fitting with the architecture of the former NP structure.
With a dark layer of fog over much of the Spokane area, #4449 was racing South using it air horn to warn of its coming in the limited visibility.
The old SP&S grade has been turned into a biking and hiking path from Pasco to Spokane. Although it was a well engineered (grade and curve wise) line, the cuts were narrow and prone to rock slide... (more)
While looking for a good place to photograph SP 4449, I came across theese EMD beauties waiting for the next day of work.
As BNSF races east, Eastern Washington Gateway's power, MRL 260 and NIWX 8925, enjoy a weekend off, sitting on a siding at Cheney, WA. BNSF power is 4951, 6516, 4319 and 4160. 1606hrs.
Southbound out of Cheney, SP&S 700 is on the third day of the four day "Homecoming" excursion to Spokane. Lubrication problems the day before required the addition of the BNSF unit. The following ... (more)
PCC 2353 a former Conrail GP35 that entered service as Pennsylvania Railroad 2353 in 1965 and WAMX 4018, ex-CN GP40-2LW 9587, parked in Cheney. Both units were utilized on PCC’s former BNSF CW ... (more)
BN 1755 West passes a track gang and upper-quadrant semaphores on the line between Spokane and Pasco as a freight right behind it waits for it to clear.
A manifest bound is reaching the top of Marshall canyon. The BNSF flyover is in the background.
Northbound Union Pacific train.