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An eastbound stack train has completed its uphill run thru the Cascade Tunnel and cleared the east portal at West Berne,WA.The Seattle East Dispatcher has closed the tunnel door located at the east portal which forces all the exhaust gases out the west portal.It will take about 30 minutes before...
A northbound UP manifest drops down the UP's Cascade line and is nicely framed by this SP signal bridge. Dispatcher 68 was nice enough to send us three freights (and Amtrak) down the hill in rapid succession into this beautiful morning light. The rest of the day was a bust, though.
BNSF 7848 leads its eastbound stack train out of the Cascade Tunnel after almost eight miles of underground darkness as heads for a crew change about 50 miles ahead at Wenatchee,WA.
SD40-2s seem to be a thing of the past on the Scenic Sub
Over 15 years ago (wow!) a "westbound" manifests blasts through Crescent Lake, OR. After topping Cascade Summit ten miles back, this train is accelerating to 60 mph for the fast run south towards Klamath Falls.
This is a true grab-shot. While "chasing" the UP 5099 North - which may have been the only northbound freight of the day - I was looking for a new photo angle at McCredie Springs. Working my up the adjacent access road, the train appeared much sooner than I expected. This was shot...
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