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  1. One to a Stack

    One to a Stack

    BNSF 4631 glides under the pedestrian overpass at the "sculpture" park on the Seattle waterfront as it nears North Portal. It has dropped its helpers at Everett and will destinate in Tacoma later in the afternoon. The engineer tosses a friendly wave to the photographer.
  2. old  G.N.  watertank

    old G.N. watertank

    A grab shot out the window of the # 7 Westbound Empire Builder , of the old Great Northern water tank as we go thru Des Lacs North Dakota.
  3. Westbound BNSF Grain

    Westbound BNSF Grain

    A Westbound BNSF grain train rolls out of the rock cut at North Dalles, WA on the Columbia River Gorge.
  4. Meet at North Portal

    Meet at North Portal

    A westbound/southbound BNSF train with the 737, and a northbound UP grain train with SD90 8482 meet at North Portal in north Seattle.
  5. NS SD60

    NS SD60

    A very clean SD60 leads Norfolk Southern 846 through Cary, North Carolina.
  6. Westbound Grain

    Westbound Grain

    A westbound BNSF grain train makes it's way through North Dalles, WA at sunset
  7. Metro North at Bear Mountain Bridge

    Metro North at Bear Mountain Bridge

    A northbound MNR train is about to pass underneath the Bear Mountain Bridge, enroute to Poughkeepsie from GCT. This is the 6:48 out of GCT.
  8. CN 304

    CN 304

    CN 304 about to lift some cars from the Viterra Elevator that is along number ten highway just north of the town of Forrest. In the background just behind the bush is the CN Rivers Sub out of the picture to the right is were the old VIA rail Brandon North Station use to be.
  9. Morning mail train arrives

    Morning mail train arrives

    In June 1996, BN train #91 passes by North Portal in Seattle.
  10. Interurban #714

    Interurban #714

    Chicago North Shore & Milwaukee #714 built by Cincinnati Car Co. 1926 . Taking riders on the main line IRM.
  11. CN 8846

    CN 8846

    CN 8846, one of three units on the 569(North Vancouver-Lillooet) at North Vancouver.
  12. Ups and Downs

    Ups and Downs

    Another rollercoaster shot from the North Carolina Piedmont. This time, its NS train 350 on the double track between Cary and Raleigh.
  13. Piedmont Sunset

    Piedmont Sunset

    Amtrak train 74, the northbound Piedmont, makes a station stop at Cary, North Carolina as the sun is setting.
  14. New Paint

    New Paint

    Aberdeen, Carolina & Western #9529 is freshly painted in the road's new livery, seen here heading into Aberdeen.
  15. ACWR Rollercoaster

    ACWR Rollercoaster

    An Aberdeen, Carolina & Western grain train (plus a few wood chip loads) negotiates a steep hill heading out of Pinehurst, North Carolina.
  16. Flag Day

    Flag Day

    Old Glory is flying high as Amtrak's Silver Star rolls into Raleigh, North Carolina on Flag Day 2009.
  17. Nickel Plate Road #765 (From a Dream to Steam 2009)

    Nickel Plate Road #765 (From a Dream to Steam 2009)

    W400S grade crossing
  18. Amtrak 193

    Amtrak 193

    Amtrak's Carolinian is on time, and judging by her speed, intends to stay that way.
  19. NS 846

    NS 846

    Norfolk Southern train 846 rolls through downtown Cary, NC on a nice spring day.
  20. Amtrak Cascades racing north at Kalama, Washington.

    Amtrak Cascades racing north at Kalama, Washington.

    Amtrak Cascades Train #506 races north after crossing over from Main #1 to Main #2 at MP 111 crossovers. The train is about 10-12 minutes away from it's next stop at Kelso, Washington. The sun just happened to show when the train was coming into view, so I converted it into black & white. 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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