A Burlington Northern GP39-2 and GP30 car body now a GP39M are in charge of a train on Stevens Pass.
The conductor of BN 5700 East climbs aboard his lead locomotive after cutting off his rear helper.
BN 5700 East meets a westbound in the hole at Merritt. Note the SDP45 in the westbound's consist.
Washington's Stevens Pass, named for John F. Stevens (who explored this area with C.F.B Haskell in the late 1880s in order to plot this rail line), is where the Great Northern Railroad crossed the... (more)
A Burlington Northern freight, led by U33C 5762, passes the station in Skykomish, Washington, on September 20, 1979.
In the mid-1960s EMD constructed new passenger power for a handful of railroads. These units were modified freight power - SD35s, SD40s and SD45s with steam generators included. Here we see one ... (more)
Seven EMD 6-axle diesels struggle to lift their train over Stevens Pass as the Burlington Northern Railroad crosses Washington's Cascade Mountains. Six SD40-2s and a lone SD45 combine to defy gra... (more)
BN 5700 East emerges from its long trek through the Cascade Tunnel.
Exiting the west portal of the 7.8 mile long Cascade Tunnel
An westbound at speed
Locking in the front rail wheels
As the snow increases, the red signal clears and the engineer applies the throttle
Taking the hole, clearing the mainline for an eastbound
Holding for a red signal