MILW GP9 301 and caboose 991905 are parked at Sumner near the depot. this equipment worked the valley between Sumner and Black River Jct., south of Seattle on joint UP-MILW trackage. This included... (more)
The power and caboose for the Valley Owl local are parked between duties at Sumner, WA, located between Tacoma and Kent/Auburn. This was part of the UP/MILW joint mainline into Seattle and is stil... (more)
BN F45 6635 leads a U25C and two older Fs on a southbound freight at Sumner, WA, crossing the Puyallup River. The dry sunny weather betrays the fact a week or so earlier this area received an earl... (more)
Milwaukee Road train 201 headed up by former Bicentennial SD40-2 No. 156 heads into the curve at Sumner, WA as the fog lifts. GP9 no. 301 and its caboose are the Valley Owl local (patrol) that wor... (more)
Sounder 1509 heads south through Sumner on Main 2. Photo taken through the window of the cab-car on SDRX 1516.
The first afternoon southbound Sounder to Tacoma arrives into the Sumner Station right on schedule.
EMD 9039 leads a southbound BNSF stack train bound for Tacoma WA through Sumner WA as the tip of the full moon starts to rise over Mt. Rainier on May 30, 2007.
To quote that Shakespeare dude: "Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn and cauldron bubble." It's not quite a cauldron, but a crucible is part of the next step in Thermite welding. In this... (more)
BNSF 5434 Southbound from Sumner, WA
Doubleheading with #844, SP 4449 is passing thru Sumner, WA on its way to Everett.
Heading south with a GP30, 2 GP38-2 and an SD40-2 in tow
Barnes Sprint rolls south through Sumner Siding.