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  1. Ryder P. Moses

    Boeing Train

    Listening to the BNSF radio in the Everett area daily, I kept hearing the "J-train" mentioned without knowing what train it was. Well I caught up with a dead "J-train" at Lowell. This eastbound empty "hi-wide" train spent several hours working at Mulilteo made that long by BNSF 4588 having...
  2. Ryder P. Moses

    BNSF Stevens Pass traffic flow question....

    BNSF has been running the "priority empty trains" over Stevens because the 120-125 car trains only weigh about 3500 tons. Empty trains can get over Stevens with ease with 3-4 big GE's.
  3. Ryder P. Moses

    How many trains you see a day?

    I dont see any trains a day...I want to but I "cant get there anymore". Well I could if the passion returned enough to "get anything" from it. Thanks to this place and others, there are signs that there is "another generation" of "railfools" ready to keep the whole thing going...I'm OK with that.
  4. Ryder P. Moses

    Is it worth using film anymore?

    Film is not worth using anymore. We are all going to have 2-3-4 high-end 35mm cameras and lens that are going to end up sitting in our closet forever. The digital camera is a marvelous invention. Want to see if that shot turned out like you wanted...just wait 2 seconds. Want to blow up your...
  5. Ryder P. Moses

    "Waiting on a Train" Southwest Airlines

    The Seabord Air Line Railroad (SAL) was the only major rail line with passenger service to Miami. Florida East Coast (FEC) RR had passenger sevice between Jacksonville and Miami. In the May 1966 Official Guide, Louisville and Nashville RR had a passenger train the "Georgian" that originated...
  6. Ryder P. Moses

    Comment by 'Ryder P. Moses' in media 'Westbound Bread For The World'

    Joe O...I've always love your pictures. I don't get out and take pix like I have for the last 40 years. You seem to visit the same spots I would. Keep them coming Joe.
  7. Ryder P. Moses

    Comment by 'Ryder P. Moses' in media 'Westbound Out Of Town'

    I like this shot alot. Nice angle.
  8. CWR  RS-11s

    CWR RS-11s

    CWR ALCO RS-11s 62-63 making a long pull across Highway 101 in downtown Fort Bragg CA. in 1979.
  9. CWR  Baldwin DS4-4-1000

    CWR Baldwin DS4-4-1000

    California Western #53 Baldwin DS4-4-1000 rests at the CWR engine facility in 1979.
  10. CWR  Willits Express

    CWR Willits Express

    Ex-SP GP9E readies the California Western passenger train to Willits at Fort Bragg CA in 1991.
  11. CWR depot Ft. Bragg CA.

    CWR depot Ft. Bragg CA.

    California Western Railroad depot and coach yard in Fort Bragg CA in 1991.
  12. C&W Skunk

    C&W Skunk

    California Western is known as the route of the Skunk. This shot is from the side of a CWR passenger car in 1991.
  13. Portland Terminal #40

    Portland Terminal #40

    Portland Terminal ALCO S-2 #40 hard at work in the yard at Portland OR in 1980.
  14. PSSV 121 FM H12-44

    PSSV 121 FM H12-44

    PSSV 121 brings the Puget Sound & Snoqualmie Valley passenger train into the depot at Snoqualmie WA in 1992. This engine has been repainted in its original Weyerhauser yellow and renumbered #1.
  15. Front  view of a FM H12-44

    Front view of a FM H12-44

    Rear view of Puget Sound & Snoqualmie Valley RR Fairbanks-Morse H12-44 switcher no. 121.
  16. Geeps and a Baldwin

    Geeps and a Baldwin

    BN New West Local with a pair of GP7s pick up at Custer WA a D.I.T. DAT 1 Baldwin DS-4-4-6 switcher to bring into Bellingham for movement to Seattle and the SNC in 1980.
  17. To be SNC #51

    To be SNC #51

    Delta-Alaska Terminal no.1 Baldwin DS-4-4-6 was destined to the Seattle & North Coast RR in 1980. Once acquired it was painted as North Coast Lines no.51 in Northern Pacific style and got involved in legal action because of the paint scheme. Spent little time on the SNC before moving on...
  18. To be SNC #55

    To be SNC #55

    Ex-MILW 614 SW 1200 sold to the Seattle & North Coast RR in 1980 switching away at the Pier 27 yard tracks in Seattle WA in 1980.
  19. Stop and Eat

    Stop and Eat

    Located on the main drag in Connell WA is the Mei-Ling Inn with an ex-NP semaphore with their business neon signs attached. They're still in business and also feature Thai as well as Chinese American. Shot taken in 1991. 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.

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