Burlington Northern Electric Trailer ET-2 at Vancouver WA July 1974. ET-2 was built in May 1960 as Northern Pacific ET-2 from retired VO660 650. NP built 3 Electric Trailers and mated them to SW12... (more)
Saved! SP bay window caboose 4729 has been a longtime fixture at Albina Yard in Portland. The car was gutted early this year of asbestos in preparation for scrapping. Fortunately, it was purchased... (more)
UP 1995 departs Vancouver after waiting for a NB BNSF Q train. The Lake Transfer passes at the left.
CP Heritage 7011 brings up the rear DPU on an empty UP oil. Rainclouds recently just broke and the sun and a rainbow appeared as the train continues east.
A Portland & Western local starts its journey back to Oregon as it departs Vancouver Yard for the bridge over the Columbia River. Today, this scene would look slightly different, as the searchligh... (more)
Two Burlington Northern classics rest in Vancouver Yard.
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)
Assigned to the yard in Vancouver, Washington, is BNSF 1550 – a 61-year-old locomotive still in service on this August 22, 2015 afternoon. Built by EMD as Great Northern SD9 573, this locomotive ... (more)
Heading south from Tacoma WA is BNSF Railway train M-TACPAS4-22, seen passing Vancouver, Washington’s yard on a smoky August 22, 2015. This merchandise train is powered by six-month-old ES44C4 79... (more)
Warbonnet 704 is missing half the cigar brand logo. It's bring up a military train with a load of strykers.
No longer in red & silver, these former ATSF motors lead a PASVAN with mainly grain hoppers into Vancouver.
A well worn pinkbonnet departs Vancouver Yard, leading either a TACPAS or SEAPAS train east.
BNSF 629 made a lucky appearance leading a train on daylight savings 2019. After adding cars in Vancouver, the two 6 series Dash-9s departed for points east with faded Santa Fe glory on the headen... (more)
As Amtrak train 14, the northbound Coast Starlight, departs Vancouver, Washington, the crew of a BNSF local (Y-PVN1211-14) checks for southbound traffic before crossing the mainline to get ... (more)
FURX 5525 and BNSF 2532 await the call by Vancouver Station while BNSF 2935, a GP39E, works the yard in the distance.