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  1. Grain in the Gorge

    Grain in the Gorge

    Late afternoon sun on the backdrop of the cliffs above Chamberlain Lake produce deep shadows. A BNSF grainer heads west on the the fill after crossing the Klickitat River at Lyle, WA. Another view here
  2. BNSF Grain at Lyle

    BNSF Grain at Lyle

    Look for the train across the Columbia River nearing Lyle, WA. Shot was taken from the Tom McCall Nature Conservancy Preserve in Oregon. 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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