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There was a derailment yesterday near the town of Mabton on BNSF's Yakima Valley Sub. Engines and several cars on the ground on an eastbound grainer. It looks like the cause was a trucker who collided with the train. Not sure how someone could miss seeing an oncoming train at this crossing, as...
There are a lot -- literally miles -- of lumber cars stashed on the old spur between Palmer Jct. and the end of track near Veazey (on the old line through Enumclaw). They've been there, I believe, for years.
Does anybody know how long cars in storage can be left before they are unusable and...
I thought it might be interesting to have a new thread especially for track conditions and detours in the Pacific Northest (WA, OR, ID, BC, etc.).
Given the damage around Snohomish and King Counties a few days ago (the photos of the Index area are something!), how have the Scenic and Bellingham...
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