The abbreviated (Seattle to Havre, MT, with no Portland section) eastbound Empire Builder leaves the Rocky Mountains behind and heads for the plains of central and eastern Montana.
Westbound grainer rolls out of the siding at North Dalles.
Westbound manifest rolls through Avery, WA, just before sunset.
Westbound loaded coal train for Roberts Bank, BC, Canada, on the fill dividing Horsethief Lake from the Columbia River.
Southbound Amtrak #11 charges uphill towards Cascade Summit, OR, at Wicopee. It had just had to come to a stop one siding back at Heather in order for the crew to restart a shutdown trailing unit ... (more)
An eastbound BNSF stack train approaching Lyle, WA.
An eastbound BNSF manifest running along Hwy 14 between Home Valley and Cooks, WA
A westbound BNSF manifest waits in the siding at Avery, WA.
SP 4449 blasts into Redmond, OR, on the return leg of it's 2-day Portland-Bend excursion.
Southbound SP 4449 splits the signals at the south eend of Deschutes, OR, after a meet with a northbound BNSF freight.
Southbound SP 4449 waits at Deschutes, OR, for a meet with a northbound BNSF freight.
A northbound "Z" train charges uphill towards Cascade Summit.
A northbound manifest heads due south on the middle level of trackage on the decent down into the Salt Creek valley.
A southbound manifest climbs towards Cascade Summit on a beautiful July morning.
A pair of GP38-2's bring a long transfer run into UP's Albina Yard.