Recent content by jkinzel is a free online Railroad Discussion Forum and Railroad Photo Gallery for railroaders, railfans, model railroaders and anyone else who is interested in railroads. We cover a wide variety of topics, including freight trains, passenger and commuter railroads, rail news and information, tourist railroads, railway museums and railroad history.

  1. jkinzel

    Trains of Edmonds, Washington

    Nice shots Bill. Did you venture out today? We have 1.37in of rain as of 1800 here on Fox Island.
  2. jkinzel

    What do you shoot with? 2018 Edition!

    My gear for the past 8 years: Nikon D90 Nikkor 18-105mm Nikkor 55-300mm Sigma 10-20mm Last month I upgraded: Nikon D7200 Nikkor 16-80mm f/2.8-4E Nikkor 35mm f/1.8G I have not had the time or weather to really play with my new gear.
  3. jkinzel

    Some photos of my railfanning around the East Bay 2017

    We have a lot of trains up here in the PNW Art. One minor detail, taken from records at my house. In February we had 6 days "with out" rain or rain/snow mix and in March we had 5 days "with out" rain. Assuming: of the total of 11 days with out rain, 50% were overcast at best, that leaves you...
  4. jkinzel

    Some photos of my railfanning around the East Bay 2017

    I really like the hawk photo, that is a great pic. Regards,
  5. jkinzel

    Big Sky and Tiny Trains.....Montana Style

    Amazing photos, I really like number 25. Thank you for sharing.
  6. jkinzel

    Lewiston - Kooskia Branch

    Thanks, I found a lot of information on the Grangeville branch, but not much on the line to Orofino. Bill, I inquired on the Camas Prairie group, but no answer yet.
  7. jkinzel

    Lewiston - Kooskia Branch

    Would anyone know If the Great Northwest RR is running any trains on the Lewiston, Spalding, Orofino, Kooskia Branch? We might be going in that direction in the next few weeks and I was wondering if it is dead or alive. I was in Orofino about five years ago and the rails looked pretty rusty...
  8. jkinzel

    Photos from my recent trips to the Feather River Canyon

    Three hours each way does make for a long day, but the scenery is spectacular. Thank you, your efforts are greatly appreciated.
  9. jkinzel

    Some photos of my railfanning around the East Bay 2014

    Can't wait for the next installment. Did the quake cause any problems for the railroads that you are aware of, other than the usual delays for inspection?
  10. jkinzel

    No Room at the Bin for Grain

    Well that is funny, I never read the title, I just saw the picture and started reading the article. I guess I better start paying attention.
  11. jkinzel

    No Room at the Bin for Grain

    Lots good information, thanks. I will be interesting to see what transpires this winter. Well, let's not think about winter now, I haven't had enough summer. Bill: Thanks for the title change, I had to laugh when saw it. I'm not too creative before 0700 and only half a cup of coffee. BTW, I...
  12. jkinzel

    No Room at the Bin for Grain

    Interesting read. You would think BNSF would have cleared this up by now.
  13. jkinzel

    Some photos of my railfanning around the East Bay 2014

    I always look forward to your spring photos, the green hills really compliment the subjects. The second photo is a perfect example. Thank you for sharing.
  14. jkinzel

    Makeover for Trainz Simulator

    For those who might be interested, N3V games is planning an extreme makeover of Trainz. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to - An online railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used railroad books. Railroad pictorials, railroad history, steam locomotives, passenger trains, modern railroading. Hundreds of titles available, most at discount prices! We also have a video and children's book section. - An online model railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used books. Layout design, track plans, scenery and structure building, wiring, DCC, Tinplate, Toy Trains, Price Guides and more.

Affiliate Disclosure: We may receive a commision from some of the links and ads shown on this website (Learn More Here)