Formerly Western Rail 316, Washington & Idaho 316 takes the weekend off and poses for some night rail photography. A special thanks goes out to Stan for setting this up for us!
There aren't many passengers on the reverse-commute Sounder. However, this reverse train is required to enable Sound Transit to run its last south train out of Seattle due to lack of trainsets. Be... (more)
A couple hide behind a log, another enjoy the sun. Maybe both enjoy the melody of BNSF 7743 and 3 other GE washing machines.
Two competitors in the Pacific Northwest hold strong against each other. BNSF owning the tracks and UP owning trackage rights.
That upside-down flag makes me chuckle a little at this shot. One of Sound Transit's many shiny, new Link LRV's takes a spin around the O&M's testing loop.
Lined up and ready for action
Two things Seattle is known for: coffee (Tully's roastery in the former Rainer Brewery) and the big blue wave of Sound Transit.
Wind energy: power for a new tomorrow.
In an odd move up north, the last Sounder doubleheads with SDRX 903 and 909 and only three coaches.
The world whizzes by passengers and friend gathered in Amtrak's Sightseer Lounge.
Its a pleasant, clear night for an extended station stop just on the north side of the Oregon/California border. In a few minutes, the passengers will head back inside to continue their journey.
BNSF 9148 & BNSF 971
One of the many pieces of art adorn the Edmonds Waterfront. This specific piece, depicting an Orca whale, has been at the beach longer than the photographer can remember
Loaded Canadian grain hoppers roll along the steel ribbons.
After the most amazing start this photographer has ever seen, a fully loaded stack train struggles and nearly stalls while attempting to summit Stevens Pass. The dispatcher had a real bad idea put... (more)