On a victory day for the Seattle Seahawks, the Seahawks Cabbage car protects the end of Cascades 518, as it races along the Fall colored edge of Commencement Bay in Tacoma, while the last vestiges... (more)
Southeast of Wenatchee, Washington is the Great Northern's crossing of the Columbia River. Completed in 1893, it required upgrades to be able to handle larger and heavier locomotives by 1925. The ... (more)
One of a seemingly endless supply of empty grain trains making it's way east on the BNSF Stampede sub. This train and I, left Auburn at the same time. Traffic was good for both of us and I arri... (more)
A Bald Eagle stands guard at it’s nest, as the twice a day intruder rumbles by and across Benewah Lake near St Maries Idaho.
Tucked away in a corner of the Idaho Panhandle is the St Maries Ri... (more)
The sun has set in a smoky sky over lake Pend Oreille and on cue, a westbound BNSF manifest crosses the bridge and into my frame. Soon this scene will look rather different, as BNSF is in the pla... (more)
A Bald Eagle has left it’s nest in the care of it’s mate, while it makes a inspection of the beast that daily interrupts the solitude of Benewah Lake.
Railroad: St. Maries River RailroadLocomotive: EMD GP9Location: St Maries, Idaho, USALocomotive #: STMA 101Train ID: n/aPhoto Date: July 16, 2018
Here in 2018, more than 100 years from the start of the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railroad and nearly 40 years after it's demise, is the ghost of the Milwaukee Road. Tucked away in a corner o... (more)
Just a few hours ago this train was "built" by Tacoma Rail and handed off to UP at it's Fife yard. Shortly thereafter the UP crew was knocking at the door of the Reservation Tower. Well, actuall... (more)
A rare photo indeed. #14 is nearly on time as it makes its way along the south Puget Sound, over Bridge 14 and on into Tacoma.
Railroad: AmtrakLocomotive: GE P42DCLocation: Steilacoom, Washington, USALocomotive #: AMTK 60Train ID: 14Photo Date: July 08, 2018
Before getting started grinding away on the rails of Bridge 14, this Loram Rail Grinding train gave the area a "good soaking".
Railroad: LoramLocomotive: UnknownLocation: Steilacoom, Washington, USALocomotive #: n/aTrain ID: n/aPhoto Date: June 28, 2018
1918 or 2018? Polson Logging Company's #2 Crossing the Stasek Slough just north of Tillamook Oregon. A photo charter over the Oregon Scenic Railroad, formerly the Port of Tillamook Bay RR.
Polson Logging Company's #2 at another rare location these days. Crossing the Nehalem River near Mohler. A photo charter over the Oregon Scenic Railroad, formerly the Port of Tillamook Bay R... (more)
Polson Logging Company's #2 at the Smith Lake "reflecting pond". A photo charter over the Oregon Scenic Railroad, formerly the Port of Tillamook Bay RR.
Railroad: Polson Logging CoLocomotive: Steam 2-8-2Location: Rockaway Beach, Oregon, USALocomotive #: #2Train ID: N/aPhoto Date: May 19, 2018