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  1. BNSF #7666 West - U-ROOINB1-10 at Rock Grove, Washington

    BNSF #7666 West - U-ROOINB1-10 at Rock Grove, Washington

    BNSF #7666 West is a unit Garbage train headed west/north to a final destination of Interbay, Washington.. The BNSF #7666 has just made a meet with the on-time Amtrak Portland section of the Empire Builder a half mile away at Stevenson, Washington. The bridge pictured is the short bridge over...
  2. Empire Builder at Columbus

    Empire Builder at Columbus

    The Empire Builder heads east, having just departed from the Columbus depot. Today's train had three private cars on the rear.
  3. Amtrak #28 meets the Z-CHCPTL-9

    Amtrak #28 meets the Z-CHCPTL-9

    The Portland Section of the Empire Builder is meeting a BNSF Z-CHCPTL-9 at the Vancouver, Wash. depot on a bright sunny spring day.. BNSF GEVO #7262 is doing the honors for the Z train on it's final 7.5 journey to the intermodal ramp in BNSF's Lake Yard.
  4. The Builder

    The Builder

    The eastbound Empire Builder #8 heading for Chicago goes by on main #1 as a westbound freight waits on main #2.
  5. Westbound Empire Builder

    Westbound Empire Builder

    Powered by two P42's, the four car Portland section of the Westbound Empire Builder, train #27, is about to start its trip through the Gorge.
  6. Amtrak 115 Leads a Very Late Empire Builder.

    Amtrak 115 Leads a Very Late Empire Builder.

    Due to a malfunctioned switch, the Empire Builder is scrambling to make up lost time, but the timing is great to see a sunset.
  7. In Passing

    In Passing

    The southbound Empire Builder passes a waiting BNSF hirail at Seattle's Golden Gardens Park.
  8. Run around at Scenic with Amtrak Empire Builder.

    Run around at Scenic with Amtrak Empire Builder.

    Amtrak #8 (Eastbound Empire Builder) is running around the M-EVESPO at Scenic, Washington. With a few westbounds of higher priority on the east side of the tunnel, the EVESPO (Manifest, Everett, Wash. to Spokane, Wash.) is going to sit for a while at Scenic while the dispatcher runs trains...
  9. Amtrak at 30/1 of a second

    Amtrak at 30/1 of a second

    This 30 second exposure tells the story of a 40mph Empire builder heading into the Cascade Tunnel at Scenic.
  10. Empire Builder at Sultan

    Empire Builder at Sultan

    I tried a night shot of the Empire Builder near Sultan Washington on Stevens Pass. I was pleased with shot mainly because any car going down Highway two would have blown the lights out in the background. Instead for a solid five minutes not one car drove bye. Hear are the results.
  11. THE BUILDER

    THE BUILDER

    Amtrak #8 westbound for Chicago ,pass by the old station at Bond St. in Everett Wa. on a sunny Sunday afternoon. BNSF 3/30/2008
  12. AMTRAK 107 WEST

    AMTRAK 107 WEST

    Amtrak 107 with train 7 the Empire Builder, makes a stop at Butte Montana July 24/73.
  13. Bringing Folks Home For The Holidays

    Bringing Folks Home For The Holidays

    AMTRAK 69 leads the westbound EMPIRE BUILDER thru the Cascade Winter Wonderland at East Skykomish,WA headed for Seattle,WA
  14. Not the Normal Slot Shot

    Not the Normal Slot Shot

    Amtrak's westbound Empire Builder crosses Nason Creek on its way up to summit-Cascade Tunnel. More railfans who shoot the slot would prefer to climb up the small hill behind me and have the large rock formation in the background. I decided to go with a different view of a train crossing Nason Creek.
  15. Amtrak #10 on the Portland Section of the Empire Builder.

    Amtrak #10 on the Portland Section of the Empire Builder.

    Amtrak #10 is the doing the honors of switching out a bad order car after being wyed with the switch crew at Portland's Amtrak Union Station. Looks like it could use a bath from the looks of the dirty front-side..
  16. Amtrak #161 on the Eastbound Empire Builder near Skamania, Washington

    Amtrak #161 on the Eastbound Empire Builder near Skamania, Washington

    Here is a single unit which is unusual for the Portland Section of Eastbound Empire Builder passing St. Cloud Road just minutes before meeting a train in the hole at Skamania, Washington.
  17. Empire Builder @ Portland's Union Station

    Empire Builder @ Portland's Union Station

    Amtrak Empire Builder #28 is ready to depart an on-time departure from Portland, Oregon.. #192 is showing some slight dirteness on the nose on either side of the main headlights....
  18. Westbound Amtrak #27 Highballing through Mt. Pleasant, Wash.

    Westbound Amtrak #27 Highballing through Mt. Pleasant, Wash.

    Amtrak #27 is highballing through Mt. Pleasant, Wash. towards it's final destination of Portland, Ore. (This is the 1st time for me shooting at this location.)
  19. Westbound Empire Builder with Mt. Hood at sunrise.

    Westbound Empire Builder with Mt. Hood at sunrise.

    Here we have the Westbound Empire Builder (Train #27) with Mt. Hood at sunrise with a little traffic on the river.. This shot is just east of Bingen, Wash. in the Columbia River Gorge.
  20. Looking to the front of a P42

    Looking to the front of a P42

    This angle make the front of this P42 seem almost flat




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