During a solstice weekend on the BNSF's Scenic Subdivision at Gaynor, Washington (MP 1696.5), lupines are still hanging on to their late spring blooms on June 22nd, 2014 as a westbound Seattle sec... (more)
The "49er" brings an empty grainer over the mountain in the morning, eastbound and down at the Gaynor ess curve.
Blue Lupine for the BLUPTL. The clouds were playing with me but provided foreground lighting and an interesting background effect.
At 6:00 PM Friday evening this Z train's power muscles up the 2.2% grade between Merritt and Berne in the Cascade Mountains. It's a lot of fun to hear them roar from miles away, anticipating the m... (more)
Stack train passing by "Railfan Rock", dynamics whirring, on the east bound down-grade from Stevens Pass, WA. in the Cascade Mountains.
A rail train was roaming the sub between Gold Bar, WA and points east of Stevens Pass in the Cascade Mountains on the weekend that I was there. I was told that they are stockpiling new rail for t... (more)
Empty coal drifting downgrade eastbound off the Nason Creek trestle in the Cascade Mountains. Rock Mountain is in the background.
Passengers on the Empire Builder are about to be treated to the sight of a trackside hobo camp at dinnertime in the Cascade Mountains under a crescent moon
Eastbound stack and pleasant spring weather in the Cascade Mountains with Rock Mountain as a backdrop.