An empty J train with Boeing fuselage cars - take the signal at Easy Sky and heads up the 2.2% grade to Scenic.
This evening's #8 makes its run for Stevens Pass after pausing for a westbound BNSF train at Skykomish. The system that dropped two feet of snow at Scenic also brought snow to the lowlands this s... (more)
Waiting for a downhill train, this eastbound stack waits at Sky.
The snow covered trees set the scene as this Eastbound freight crawls up the hill.
Be Patient. Even when one train has cleared, there might be a second train.
It's a cold, frigid night on Stevens Pass; around 15F. The moon's light is bright but provides no warmth. Clouds swirl behind east Sky's crossing gates. Snow clings to the cold metal. Waiting for ... (more)
You may not pass.
A BNSF Boeing Local stops at East Skykomish along U.S. 2 and the Beautiful Fall Scenery. I usually don't get to see the BN White Face that much.