a southbound BN freight train was approaching Vancouver, WA
Portland & Western's Albany to Vancouver interchange Train 664 arrives into the BNSF Vancouver yard as lite engines. Patched ex-Santa Fe GP39-2 2311 brings up the rear as the set passes some park... (more)
After early morning snow in the Portland/Vancouver area, BNSF 4689 and two other GE's await assignment on a spur in front of the Vancouver depot, with a GP39-2 working in the background.
A BNSF heritage consist if I've ever seen one. All 3 units are original locomotives from either BN or Santa Fe and not a hint of Orange in site.
A SD9043MAC has just entered the beautiful state of Washington, while the rest of its grain train is still on the draw bridge over the Columbia River, and in the state of Oregon.
BNSF 617 on a MOW train rests in Avery siding after a maintainence window as the first easbound for 4 hours rolls past.
My first SP 4449 experience was short, but memorable. The legendary GS4 rolls through dual searchlights, only a couple miles from it's final destination after a cross country adventure from Michig... (more)
A KCS Southern Belle holds the #2 spot in the power lashup, as an Eastbound empty grain train rolls towards the Columbia River Gorge.
Amtrak 516 pushes hard out of Vancouver on a lovely October afternoon.
A matched pair of H1 GP's are heavy on the throttle as they pull a local across the Seattle Sub on a nice October afternoon.
BNSF 6997 an Alstom rebuilt ex-CN SD40, SD40-2 7010 and GP40M 3015 wait to enter Vancouver Yard with an empty garbage train.
As Amtrak 467 slows for Vancouver passengers BNSF 2948 sits and waits for its next crew and task.
SP4449 Glistens in the bright summer morning sun coming around the Jct. at Vancouver onto the Fallbridge sub. Thanks to all the 4449 Crew for putting on and continuing to put a on a great show for... (more)