This UP stack train blasts out of the tunnel and around the curve on this beautiful Wednesday afternoon.
Following Amtrak #11 on approach signals, this manifest notches up and puts the duo of BN Green SD40-2's to work after seeing the approach indication at Nelson Bennett.
The 10 minute late #11 glides over the switch, notching up the units as they leave the 40mph restriction and enter the 60mph zone.
One of today's S-TACBPA stack trains speeds out of the tunnel and by my camera.
A roster shot of the GE GEVO Evolution Series locomotive leading this grain train.
After the BNSF light power cleared, this CP/SOO empty grain train got the light at Ruston. This train had quite a variety of power, a pair of SD70M's leading, a pair of SD90MAC-H's, and finally a... (more)
After Amtrak #500 cleared Ruston, the UP garbage train lead by two brand new AC4400-CTE's heads out of Main 2 and into single track that leads to the tunnel.
After the UP garbage train cleared Ruston, this set of light power headed out. This is a going away shot, but it would really work either way!
This morning's 500 is being shoved into the tunnel by F59PHI 467. It had to wait at Pioneer for the Coast Starlight to clear so he could crossover to Main 1. There was a garbage train and a some... (more)
A nice mix of old and new GE power leads this refrigerator train past the switch at Nelson Bennett.
Distributed power on the grain train. The train is slowing for a red signal at Ruston; the DS will talk him by it.
CP/SOO grain train just about to enter the tunnel. The Narrows Bridge can be seen in the background.
This CP/SOO grain train, lead by a pair of AC4400's and an SD90MAC-H, cruises up the banks of the Puget Sound.
A rear end view of this GEVO unit.
A grain train lead by a Tier-II compliant GE Evolution Series (GEVO) unit stops to wait for a baretable train. This gave me the opportunity to take some detail shots of the unit.