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  1. DelmonteX

    CN Illinois Central Heritage Units near completion.

    The next set of Heritage paint CN mother/slugs is getting close to completion. The pair are together at last! https://www.railpictures.net/photo/755923/
  2. DelmonteX

    Historic Dining Car in Tacoma needs new home

    A 1910 NP Dining car that was moved from Easton WA, to Tacoma a few years for restoration is under the gun to be moved. The LeMay Family Collection has offered a permanent home for storage and restoration. The owner of the car needs to raise 17k by end of the month to get the car to this new...
  3. DelmonteX

    NP Dining Car In Tacoma - Kickstarter

    A 1910 NP Dining car that was moved from Easton WA, to Tacoma a few years for restoration is under the gun to be moved. The LeMay Family Collection has offered a permanent home for storage and restoration. The owner of the car needs to raise 17k by end of the month to get the car to this new...
  4. DelmonteX

    TEMCO 219 - Last Days

    Here's some details on 219S: In August of this year, it looked like it was headed to scrap. Instead, it was the beginning of it's transformation to a slug to mate with the EFX 1611 GP9, that operates at TEMCO. The work took place on-site, largely out in the open. In the process, it lost it's...
  5. DelmonteX

    Mount Rainier Scenic Night Shoot

    Thanks! Quite a bit of postprocessing actually, but I can't recall my recipe. Nearly all of it was done in Lightroom.
  6. DelmonteX

    Mount Rainier Scenic Night Shoot

    5) #70 and #2 face off for a nice shot. 6) #70 illuminates #2, while Tom lights up #70. Maybe Bob will post some of his shots!
  7. DelmonteX

    Mount Rainier Scenic Night Shoot

    MRSR held a photo charter this past Saturday. I was only able to make it out to the event for the night session. A big thanks to the MRSR staff and volunteers. I'm pretty sure they were all pretty tired after such a long day. I haven't been up there since the "shops" became the "Museum". It's...
  8. DelmonteX

    TEMCO 219 - Last Days

    I've received some information that the news with the 219 isn't all bad. The unit is to become a slug to work with the 1611, a GP9.
  9. DelmonteX

    TEMCO 219 - Last Days

    TEMCO 219, an SW1200, former NP 219, which has sat at the end of a stub track at the TEMCO facility in Tacoma for several years, has made it's last move. Not a long one and not under it's owner power. It was moved a few hundred feet and is currently being scrapped on site. Here's a couple...
  10. DelmonteX

    Tacoma Rail Heritage Caboose & Open House

    Here's a photo. It's already been moved to front and center (as of this evening).
  11. DelmonteX

    GorgeRail 2013

    What are you shooting with Paul? Those are some very sharp images!
  12. DelmonteX

    BNSF Sumas Sub

    Thanks! How frequently does it run?
  13. DelmonteX

    BNSF Sumas Sub

    What kind of action is the Sumas Sub seeing this days? A quick flyover with Google Earth indicates there appears to still be some customers online.
  14. DelmonteX

    Cdtx 2010

    is the lead unit on todays #11 out of Seattle. This unit was recently re-powered (EMD 710 ECO) and painted. At least the painting was done at Progress Rail in Tacoma (ex CEECO facility).
  15. DelmonteX

    Interesting Train on the Seattle Sub

    Thanks Greg! Being a California native (refugee), I usually found that if I didn't know the location of some place in California, it was usually near LA.
  16. DelmonteX

    Interesting Train on the Seattle Sub

    Anyone know just where Kings Park is? Where was the origination?
  17. DelmonteX

    Interesting Train on the Seattle Sub

    This afternoon about 1:30 a southbound BNSF train rolled past Pioneer (University Place, WA). Headend had a BNSF unit in the lead and two CN units trailing. Mid train were three more BNSF units and the rear DPU's were a BNSF and a CP unit. Train consisted of grey 3 bay covered hoppers...
  18. DelmonteX

    Day and Night

    Here's some more photos from the last two days Backing in to the Amtrak lead in Tacoma, Saturday morning. The move from the Muni Yard required a seesaw move. Shortly the train will be headed north for the Stampede sub. After catching the train in Tacoma, I headed for Palmer...




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