While the Columbia River Drawbridge is open for marine traffic, PNWR's 663 train waits to depart for Albany.
You ever run into someone you used to have the same job as, and they're still working at the old place, while you've gone on to new things? Wonder if these former Santa Fe GP39-2s all feel that wa... (more)
A yard engine rattles across the Fallbridge Sub main line at Vancouver to serve an industry. Trackage in this area has since been reconfigured, and these diamonds have been removed.
After a heavy downpour, BNSF 799 is illuminated by the late afternoon sun as it backs onto an eastbound manifest. Note the sequentially numbered BN GP40Ms in the background.
The "weird" slug set of Vancouver Yard. The slug was built from a SD9 carbody.
A BNSF, former L&N SD35 rebuild and TEBC6, a tractive effort booster built on a SD9 frame leads a handful of cars from the car repair building on the Vancouver Yard. I don't believe this locomotiv... (more)
In honor of my 700th upload, i wanted to put a roster shot a got a couple weeks back of this old Santa Fe pink bonnet. Not as eye catching as at one point, but still pretty cool to see.
Once common on these coal haulers, an H2 MAC leads a loaded train into Vancouver. Most likely this locomotive came out of storage recently.
A very rare Easter egg as former Santa Fe, ATSF 664 leads a Pasco bound manifest out of Vancouver Yard.
A lone former ATSF GP60B sits without a cab unit in Vancouver.
A former ATSF SD40-2 moves around Vancouver Yard
They dynamic duo heads into the power tracks after transferring a cut of cars from Rivergate to B Yard.
A cut of cars gets shoved from "B-Yard" in Vancouver as the crew of the Lake Transfer awaits the track to clear.
BNSF 1973 & BNSF 1746 roll into "B-Yard" to hook on to the Lake Transfer.
I figured something green would be appropriate for today.