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Amtrak 4 leads Rail Car DOTX 221 which is part of Federal Railroad Administration’s (FRA) Automated Track Inspection Program (ATIP). This car, built in 1954 has a long history. Ex HLC 1847, Belle McKee was a sleeper buffet lounge car. Before that it was VIA 1083 Cape Brule.
After taking MOW...
Westbound Geometry train with a Santa Fe on point what a lucky day up the hill.There was a Z train on the siding waiting and i was surprise when this unit came out of the tunnel.The Theater car is the Skagit River,and in the background the smoke rises from the west portal of the Cacade tunnel.
BNSF 2719 leads a track Geometry train into daylight after nearly 2 miles of Stampede tunnel darkness. The train made the rounds in the PNW during the month of July. I think that it's next to impossible for this shot to be in total sunlight given the location and the sparse traffic patterns.
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