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Saturday, October 10, 2014, along the BNSF Bellingham Subdivision brought strong winds and rain. BNSF 4882 leads a mixed consist train northbound just beyond the Bellingham station.
The next morning, the weather cleared and the usual beautiful fall skies...
AMTRAK 89 leads the northbound AMTRAK CASCADES as it approaches the Bellingham,WA Transportation Center.The CHERRY POINT LOCAL with BNSF 2100 on the point is on the the Bellingham Siding waiting for the North Branch Dispatcher to say go.
The Conductor and Brakeman of the Bellingham Yard Switcher heading to manually throw the switch from the Plywood Plant Spur to the track going to the left in the picture and protect the unguarded crossing so the Switcher can shove its caboose across Roeder Av,uncouple and leave the Caboose clear...
BNSF 4684 still on the point of the 438 axle manifest from British Columbia to Everett,WA finally passes thru Stanwood after being delayed by an erroneous axle count at the Defect Detector south of Bellingham,WA.The detector gave an axle count 0f 439 which was a problem with 18 axles of power...
A Tacoma Roundhouse special lashup got sent up to
Bellingham one rainy dark day in 1979. The BN ran
F-Units all the time through Bellingham. This is
the only time the Milwaukee tried it (to the best
of my knowledge).
MILW 626 SW1200 waiting for orders and switching instructions at the MILW Depot(not pictured)in
downtown Bellingham WA. The shadow forming on the
626 is coming from the 2nd tallest building in
Bellingham, the Herald Building.
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