Stephen De Vight and John B. watch the spokev thunder up Stevens Pass from Railfan Rock. As viewed though a fish-eye.
A spotless GEVO emerges from the not-so spotless Cascade Tunnel. During the process of the ascent over Stevens Pass in the tunnel, 3 of the 7 units suffocated and died.
Two visitors from the north are nestled up in the little town of Skykomish helping out many BNSF MoW trains on Stevens Pass. If this photographer didn't tell you this was Sky, you might guess it w... (more)
Two late Amtrak's were all that kept BNSF 4917 from rolling forward. Now that they're both long gone, the crew can finally take their hot z-train the last 30 miles to South Seattle.
Its a sunny day, low tide, and a late Amtrak. BNSF 4917 hides in the bushes and creeps towards the photographer JUST out of view. All is right in the little town by the Sound.
So far, the results are positive. About 20% more riders than projected have been riding the SLUT and plans for an even more extensive network are (thank goodness) underway. The orange SLUT makes i... (more)
The north-bound SLUT makes a quick turn off Westlake Ave. onto Thomas St
It's a cold, frigid night on Stevens Pass; around 15F. The moon's light is bright but provides no warmth. Clouds swirl behind east Sky's crossing gates. Snow clings to the cold metal. Waiting for ... (more)
The 004 takes a break in south Portland.
A BNSF trash train on the Washington side of the Columbia River easily out paces the barges on the river.
The Portland Streetcar meanders right though the middle of the Portland State University campus.
The Portland Streetcar crosses the MAX light rail at 10th and Yamhill.
One of the original 100-series MAX light rail vehicles can still keep up 20 years later.
Once the best connection between Pullman and Spokane, old highway 195 has surrendered its title and is now highway 271. Either way, the old rural grade crossing guards still stand tall after many ... (more)
MAX 320 rounds the corner onto 1st Street with Beaverton just a few miles away.