The train is still passing over the loop as the head end peeks around a cliff on the descent to the Columbia River at Trinidad.
A Wenatchee based local with GP38s 2328 and 2286 stops on the main and prepares to back into the Celite Corp's Kenite plant in Quincy.
This location is called "Crater", but I don't know whether this is a real volcano crater or if the name is due to the shape of the lake and the volcanic rocks formations - ubiquitous in the Washin... (more)
The GrandLuxe Great Northwestern National Parks train, looking rather small as it climbs up out of the Columbia river gorge and heads for the Trinidad loop, gaining over 600 feet of elevation. more)
Late in the day, a westbound stack train cruises past the rebuilt depot at Quincy.
BNSF 2286 with 2328 back into the Celite - Kenite plant at Quincy
Westbound descending to Columbia River