The Loins Club train pauses on the Box Canyon trestle (built 1911) while passengers overlook the Box Canyon Dam (built 1955). As spectacular as this ride is, the railroad can't afford to inspect ... (more)
BNSF 6882 descends Stevens Pass at MP 1694 with a J train, made up of exclusively empty Boeing aircraft equipment. The railroad follows Nason Creek east from the east portal of the Cascade Tunnel ... (more)
BN F45 6635 leads a U25C and two older Fs on a southbound freight at Sumner, WA, crossing the Puyallup River. The dry sunny weather betrays the fact a week or so earlier this area received an earl... (more)
Columbia Basin Railroad's Wheeler job crosses the irrigation canal on the north edge of town in the morning led by former MRL SD19 #652 and former Washington Central GP9 #302
MILW train 202 climbs east out of Kittitas, WA over Renslow trestle on its way to Beverly, WA and Othello for a crew change. The bridge which still stands in 2016 spans a valley that interstate 90... (more)
MILW 22 and two more SD40-2s lead train 202 across the Columbia River at Beverly, WA. Evidence of former catenary remains on the bridge, and the bridge still stands today as a monument to Milwauke... (more)
Steam hauled passenger service leaving North Bend, Washington at noon with return service to Snoqualmie. The Northwest Railway Museum offered steam service on a limited number of days in 2015.
A shiny, new engine wearing an old number in front of a short Q stack heading west over the Wenatchee River on the Chumstick Cut-off. It will make easy work of the mountain grade ahead on its way... (more)
Crossing the Columbia River.
In early morning light Rayonier 14, a Baldwin 2-6-6-2 compound articulated mallet, heads south from Crane Creek reload toward the tide water log dump near Hoquiam some 40 miles away. This was the ... (more)
A northbound freight on UP's "Washy Line" passes over the Palouse River at Hooper Jct. Not that this was taken on May 10th, 2011, 142nd anniversary of driving of the 'Gold Spike' at Prom... (more)
A Chicago-bound BNSF intermodal rumbles over the Washougal River as it heads east. The bridge the train is crossing will be replaced in the coming years for a double-tracking project between the C... (more)
A westbound freight on the "Washy Sub" crosses the Walla Walla River.
the Byron Turn out of Pasco yard crosses an irrigation canal as it heads out to serve an industrial area in North Richland
An eastbound train of coal empties crosses Wilson Creek as it enters the Yakima River Canyon