Amtrak 466 heads the 0640 Vancouver to Portland past the former station at Bellingham.WA. Amtrak services now stop a couple of miles south at Fairhaven. BNSF GP50 3143 and partner sleep on the adj... (more)
Southbound Cascade with BNSF freight waiting at the end of double track along to Puget Sound with Mt. Baker in the distance.
Rolling though Interbay Yard, even the mighty Amtrak Cascades has to slow down for our work zone. Through Sound Transit and BNSF funding, a new 2nd main track and speed improvements are being cons... (more)
Southbound Cascades #513 rolls around the corner at Hawkins Road and passes some Fall colors on the Seattle Subdivision.
The Engineer of Amtrak Train #513 slowed the train to a stop at Edmonds, WA about 5 minutes late. These days, I've seen more passengers at the Edmonds Station taking Amtrak when compared to last y... (more)
I had been trying to capture this shot on a sunny morning for more than two years, but until the 20th the proper circumstances had not come together. Amtrak Cascades #513 was running about 25 min... (more)
A Green GP38-2 leads the 513 Talgo back to Portland through a Kalama snow squall.
Cascades service from Vancouver B.C. arrives on time in Seattle.
Another fine morning at Sunset Avenue, overlooking Puget Sound. And another opportunity to admire a perfectly matched set of Amtrak's "slinkies."
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.
The morning southbound Cascades glides into the Edmonds stop. It appears that the winter has been a little hard on the equipment cosmetically and, alas, inspections began to show up some more hidd... (more)
AMTK 505 waiting until the Conductor gives a signal to highball.
Two of the Puget Sound region's icons: the Tacoma Narrows Bridges (there are two of them now) and Amtrak's Cascade Service trains. And hey, the sun is out!
The crew changes and prepares to go south on the only Amtrak Cascades that goes from Bellingham to Portland.