After running for over a month together, the Cascade green duo of BNSF 1779 and 1948 for the venrable "Lake Transfer" was broken up. Fortunately, a good replacement was found with BNSF 1... (more)
Power from a Pasco-Portland manifest comes into the Vancouver Yard for servicing. The paint on this former ATSF "snoot" has held up a lot better then a lot of new locomotives out there. ... (more)
Kind of the "Huff & Puff" of the Portland area, the dynamic green duo of BNSF 1779 and 1948 move into the position to take the Lake Transfer to Portland. Someone dubbed "Lake Transf... (more)
This appears to be Union Pacific's Waste Management train from Seattle out to a massive landfill located a few miles south of Arlington, Oregon. The rear DPU's bring up the end of this four engine... (more)
BNSF 7981 with a large string of dirty covered hoppers.
Still wearing its original Burlington Northern number, BNSF 2088 backs into the staging tracks to couple to the daily Lake Yard transfer. Someone at BNSF called the Police on me and i got to speak... (more)
Amtrak train 26, the Pioneer slows for its station stop at Vancouver, WA, passing BN's SW1500 of Frisco heritage (SLSF 326). The Pioneer had three more years to operate between Seattle, WA and Sal... (more)
A UP trackage rights train moves north across the Columbia River into Washington from Lake Yard in Portland. UP 6373, a former Southern Pacific still wearing a patched paint job is the second unit... (more)
Former BN 7133, Burlington Northern bandit with a CREX unit on the Vancouver Power tracks.
An inbound United Airlines flight is on final approach for Portland International Airport as Amtrak train #28 crosses the Columbia River Draw and the station stop at Vancouver, WA.
On mothers day 2016, the power from train 663 arrives late into Vancouver after dropping its train at Willbridge yard in Portland. The train sports the usual power the two Willamette & Pacific ba... (more)
Southbound BN train Vancouver
SD40-2 time in Vancouver. With two still wearing cascade green and a number of Burlington Northern grain hoppers, the BN looks well represented still in the Pacific North West after twenty years.
BNSF 1948 and 2102 hang out on the turntable track in Vancouver. Cranes from the Port of Vancouver and Port of Portland (the blue and white ones) can be seen in the hub area known as Rivergate.