BNSF 7025 leads a westbound Z train through our small camping site at Gaynor, WA. A campfire is always necessary when out in the woods.
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It was 9:00 AM at Gaynor Saturday morning when this empty jet train came down the mountain. This location hosts an informal railfan trackside campground smack-dab in the middle of the Cascade Mou... (more)
At 6:00 PM Friday evening this Z train's power muscles up the 2.2% grade between Merritt and Berne in the Cascade Mountains. It's a lot of fun to hear them roar from miles away, anticipating the m... (more)
BNSF 4734 leads a westbound intermodal train out of the fog on a cold fall morning.
An eastbound Z train shoots down the east slope of Stevens Pass at Camp Gaynor. Taken during the 3rd Annual Fall Colors Railfan trip to Stevens Pass, hosted by Railroad: Burlington Northern Santa FeLocomotive: GE C44-9W (Dash 9-44CW)Location: Gaynor, Washington, USALocomotive #: UnknownTrain ID: UnknownPhoto Date: November 02, 2012
Running two-plus hours behind schedule the westbound Empire Builder climbs BNSF's Scenic Sub, crossing the 1948 vintage Nason Creek Trestle. The air quality has been degraded by wildfires and is ... (more)
Just across the tracks from the railfan campsite is one of the few shots to be had at Gaynor in the afternoon this time of year. A V train headed toward Tacoma is making the grade up the east sid... (more)
Stack train passing by "Railfan Rock", dynamics whirring, on the east bound down-grade from Stevens Pass, WA. in the Cascade Mountains.
A rail train was roaming the sub between Gold Bar, WA and points east of Stevens Pass in the Cascade Mountains on the weekend that I was there. I was told that they are stockpiling new rail for t... (more)
Empty coal drifting downgrade eastbound off the Nason Creek trestle in the Cascade Mountains. Rock Mountain is in the background.
Framed by blossoms and greenery on a sunny morning in the Cascade Mountains, this GEVO-led eastbound rounds a curve on the 2.2 descent to Merritt.
Passengers on the Empire Builder are about to be treated to the sight of a trackside hobo camp at dinnertime in the Cascade Mountains under a crescent moon
Eastbound stack and pleasant spring weather in the Cascade Mountains with Rock Mountain as a backdrop.
A patch of sunlight near the end of daylight provides a lit opportunity of this uphill train with an Oakway SD 60 providing a boost.