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  1. Shortline Steam Times Three

    Shortline Steam Times Three

    Three shortline steam locomotives work hard at a triple-runby on the Mt. Rainier Scenic Railroad.
  2. ahockley

    Comment by 'ahockley' in media 'UP 5131 in Cajon'

    Agreed a bit too much foreground, and I'd like to see a little more room in front of the engine before the edge of the frame.
  3. ahockley

    Comment by 'ahockley' in media 'nightshooting'

    Steve Eshom shoots a passing UP grain train at the Vancouver, WA Amtrak depot on 12/18/2005.
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  5. PSAP at Gate

    PSAP at Gate

    A westbound grain train passes station sign Gate on the Puget Sound & Pacific on a gray fall morning.
  6. ahockley

    Comment by 'ahockley' in media 'BNSF 8721 (GP60)'

    Nice to see a GP60 leading, but the photo is quite blurry, nose of the loco is too close to the right side of the frame, and I'd prefer the crossing signal was either entirely in the frame, or cropped out.
  7. Used Diamond

    Used Diamond

    A well-worn diamond at milepost 10 on the BNSF Fallbridge Sub.
  8. Approaching 8th

    Approaching 8th

    A mixed manifest with mixed power comes across the viaduct towards 8th Street in Vancouver.
  9. Threesome on Steel

    Threesome on Steel

    Three trains occupy the Columbia River Drawbridge in a rare moment during a switching move.
  10. Stormy Sunrise

    Stormy Sunrise

    A UP local pauses under the cantilever signals at Vancouver on a stormy morning.
  11. Big Power off Bridge

    Big Power off Bridge

    Three AC4400s lead a UP grain load off the Columbia River Drawbridge.
  12. It's Easy Being Green

    It's Easy Being Green

    Four green geeps show off their BN heritage with a garbage train.
  13. Old Power; Old Signal

    Old Power; Old Signal

    A GP30 brings a cut of cars south off the NP lead in Vancouver, WA.
  14. Train in a Tree

    Train in a Tree

    Framed by a cottonwood tree, a BNSF vehicle train speeds east in the Columbia River Gorge.
  15. Morning Autos

    Morning Autos

    An eastbound auto train cruises the Columbia River Gorge in morning light.
  16. Dash 2 in your face

    Dash 2 in your face

    A southbound UP SD40-2 approaches the Columbia River drawbridge.
  17. ahockley

    Comment by 'ahockley' in media 'Rounding the bend'

    Love the subject but the lighting just doesn't work for me on this one...
  18. Daylight at St. Cloud

    Daylight at St. Cloud

    The Western Star makes the curve at St. Cloud just west of Skamania, WA.
  19. Doubleheader West

    Doubleheader West

    Daylight-painted 4449 leads the NRHS Western Star across the Drano Lake causeway, returning to Portland.
  20. Down and Out of Town

    Down and Out of Town

    SP&S 700 leads the NRHS Western Star out of Vancouver, about to pass under the I-205 Glenn Jackson Bridge. 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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