A local heads through the trees and around the curves of Lake Sammamish as it heads south toward Issaquah, the end of the branch where it occasionally would visit to serve a lumber distribution ya... (more)
A trio of torpedo tube GP9s led by BN 1866 have a good roll on a southbound freight just south of Auburn, WA, heading to Tacoma and points south. The trio are all former NP locos. This former NP m... (more)
BN 5617 and 5663 pair up with some X-NP F9s at BN's former GN Harrison St. engine facilities in March 1974. BN 5617 was NP 2517, built in June 1965 and retired in March 1981. BN 5663 was CB&Q 575,... (more)
BN 2235 and 5412 wait for an assignment at BN's North La Crosse, WI engine facilities in February 1974. BN 2235 is former CB&Q 958 built in June 1962. BN 5412 is former GN 2512 built in May 1965.
Gone Fishin'. BNSF 6583 is parked next to a marina north of Alma, WI on BNSF main 2 with a manifest train that has sat all day along with 3 other eastbound trains between Nelson, WI and Winona Jct... (more)
CN's Miscellaneous Road Freight led by DMIR 405, nears Keenan just south of Iron Junction, MN. This trackage is the former DM&IR mainline south from the Mesabi Iron Range to Duluth. CN also uses t... (more)
CN's Miscellaneous Road Freight led by DMIR 405, an SD40-3, i.e., a rebuilt SD45-2T, makes good time west of Biwabik near Gilbert, MN as it heads from Two Harbors to Keenan Yard. Ample power for i... (more)
Double Trouble. BNSF 8140 rolls past BNSF 6583 just north of Alma, WI overtaking the parked manifest with its stack train. This was the third train parked on main 2 between Nelson and Fountain Cit... (more)
CSCR 1002 leads its train north along the Columbia River north of Chelan Falls, WA after interchanging with BNSF at Wenatchee. The railroad serves customers along the former Great Northern Ry. bra... (more)
BNSF 7626 and a ATSF Dash 9 serve as DPUs on an eastbound stack train gliding down Chumstick cutoff at Sunitch Canyon Rd. west of Leavenworth, WA.
CP 9510 adds yet another color to the fall foliage along the Wenatchee River as it serves with a BNSF Dash 9 as DPUs on an eastbound stack/vehicle train headed into Wenatchee for a crew change.
A bouquet of color greets a rainy day at Monitor, WA as the oldest and newest of BNSF orange color scheme sandwich a weather beaten Santa Fe warbonnet in prime fall color along the Wenatchee River... (more)
UP 842 on a southbound freight is holding at Black River Jct. siding as UP 928 leads the "Old Timers Special" deadhead equipment move past en route to Argo Yard, Seattle, where it will b... (more)
UP baggage car 5716 is part of the "Old Timers Special" deadheading to Seattle at Black River Jct., south of downtown. Note the viewing safety gates and OTS logo. Passengers can enjoy a ... (more)
UP 842 waits in the siding at Black River Jct. in south Seattle as the last car of the UP "Old Timers Special" deadhead move rolls by.