The Solstice gives railfans everywhere extra light to shoot later into the evening, giving more than enough light for the 7pm Cascades.
In an odd show of force Sound Transit puts an extra locomotive on a three car train.
Beach combers don't even look up as the evening's first Sounder accelerates out of Edmonds.
The rain stops and the sun shines through just as this shiny locomotive makes its way into view.
The locomotive brings up the rear of this Cascades trainset as it glides into its final destination: King St. Station
The fisheye lens provides a 160 degree view of the train as it rolls by pieces of snap track.
This Sounder rolls past the platform to switch tracks inside the tunnel while the King St. flagger mans the switch.
A Portland bound Cascades pulls past the Amtrak coach yard and picks up speed as it heads south.
Extra power idles in Skykomish yard waiting for a major overhaul of the rails on the pass.
The distinct sound of hard dynamic breaking fill the canyon with their song as this stack train eases down the pass.
Having just started from a stop on 2.2% grade engines roar while sand and steel fly under the wheels as this intermodal struggles over the summit of Steven's Pass.
The Westbound Z train is the last to pass over a failed insulated joint that brought down CTC signaling between Skykomish and Scenic for several hours.
The Seattle Streetcar gleams in the sunlight at the UW stop.
Switching job complete this hogger gases out at the Port of Seattle as he heads back into the Terminal.
A switch job pulls a cut of intermodal containers under the Alaskan Way Viaduct as irate Mariners fans stand at the crossing for almost 10 minutes as this train makes switching movements.