Looking great in the late afternoon sun, Rayonier Willamette #2 shows off the results of her just completed restoration.
Brian Wise (standing next to the engine) and Scott Gordon (engineer) bo... (more)
The Willamette Lives!
A historic moment... For the first time in 48 years, Rayonier Willamette #2 moves under her own power. With Jim Gertz, the man who donated the locomotive to Mt Rainier Sc... (more)
Amtrak's Coast Starlight is travelling along Puget Sound on its journey south from Seattle. In the foreground is the Chambers Bay golf course, a links style course designed by Robert Trent Jones I... (more)
Mt Rainier Scenic Railroad's CMO Brian Wise works on staybolts inside the firebox of Rayonier 3 truck Willamette #2. Similiar to a Shay, but built by Willamette, #2 will be the only of its kind in... (more)
Southern Pacific Daylight 4449 has just left Wishram, WA after a brief servicing stop. The train is about 3 hours into it's journey to Train Festival 2009.
The special is travelling through th... (more)
Sounder Train 1505, with #904 in the lead, has nearly finished its journey from Seattle, the Tacoma Dome Station is just ahead. The train is crossing a long timber trestle, a relic of the days the... (more)
On weekday evenings there's a lot of activity on the Salmon Bay Bridge. Amtrak's Empire Builder heads north, and Sounder runs trains evey 1/2 hour. Add a freight train or two, and this can be a bu... (more)
Amtrak train 8, the Empire Builder is just getting started on the over 2,000 mile journey from Seattle to Chicago. The train is crossing the Salmon Bay Bridge, and in the background you can see th... (more)
So close... literally one minute after the southbound Coast Starlight passed (photo: http://www.railpictures.net/viewphoto.php?id=285498 ) the northbound Amtrak Cascades crosses bridge 14 with #46... (more)
Amtrak train #11, the Coast Starlight, has only been underway a little more than an hour on its day and a half long journey from Seattle to Los Angeles. This is one of the more scenic portions of ... (more)
Amtrak 500 heads north along the waters of Puget Sound. In the foreground is the Chambers Bay golf course, a links style course designed by Robert Trent Jones II
With Amtrak 112 in the lead, southbound Cascades 510 passes through Titlow Beach near Tacoma, WA. In the background you can see the Tacoma Narrows Bridge.
BNSF 4566 pulls a mixed freight southbound under the Tacoma Narrows Bridge
The Spirit of Washington Dinner train makes its first run up the Tacoma Gulch with passengers on board. This trip was a VIP run the afternoon of August 3rd, 2007.
Later that evening they ran t... (more)