Amtrak train #'s 506 and 507, with AMTK 90252 and AMTK 90251 side by side, meet at Tacoma, WA on 12/11/17. Scenes like this at this particular location are rare to begin with, but will become more... (more)
Amtrak train #513, with NPCU 90251 leading the ill fated Mt. Adams trainset and AMTK 181, pass by Sunnyside Beach in Steilacoom, WA on a rare sunny day in Western WA on 12/5/17.
Amtrak 509 passes over the bridge just south of the Steilacoom Marina, as seen from water level at sunset on 9/15/17.
Just 5 days before the Mt. Adams trainset trailing this locomotive would be destroyed in a derailment of the only to date revenue passenger train on the Point Defiance Bypass at DuPont, WA (Amtrak... (more)
WDTX 1402 leads Seattle to Portland train 507 past Titlow, WA with the Tacoma Narrows Bridge as the backdrop on 10/10/17.
Amtrak train #513, led by WDTX 1403, a new Siemens SC44 Charger, heads south along Puget Sound with the Tacoma Narrows Bridge in the background at Titlow, WA on 12/13/17.
Stack train roars south into Kelso with an EMD on point and 3 GE's trailing elephant style.
The southbound Starlight runs slightly late into Kelso for a stop. I haven't seen one of the older Dash-8's lead in awhile and it apparently crapped out before getting to California.
A BN SD60M leads grain south through downtown Centralia.
Talgo Series 8 cab car "Mt. Bachelor" heads up southbound Cascades train 509 as it glides along the Puget Sound at Steilacoom in last light.
Amtrak 198 rolls south along the Puget Sound at Steilacoom on the point of the Coast Starlight.
March 3, 2015: 14,411 foot Mt. Rainier dominates the background as Sound Transit F59PHI #908, fresh out of the shop from rebuild and sporting the new Sound Transit paint scheme, leads the first of... (more)
After working a formidable grade out of Chehalis the head-end of the TACPAS attains the top of the hill on a curve and enters the small town of Napavine, Washington.
Motor 83 was paired with the one spot on the Starlight this trip south, seen here at the north side of Tenino, WA.
SP&S 700 and train marches across the Seattle Sub on the middle lead to get in position for display in Vancouver, WA on 12/21/13.