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  1. 1011 at Pioneer

    1011 at Pioneer

    A private car is on the rear of the Coast Starlight.
  2. Green, blue and black...

    Green, blue and black...

    Western Washington Railroad going past a dry pond near state highway 12 to the end of the old joint Milwaukee Road/logging tracks, where normally only team runs in the summer for the Chehalis Steam Train association train. I\'d never seen a freight go down to the end of the line before. Their...
  3. Where steam normally roams

    Where steam normally roams

  4. Limping North Cascades

    Limping North Cascades

    BNSF ES44C4 7175 leads an empty Amtrak Cascades through Nisqually, WA Northbound. The same train set was seen 4 hours before, sitting on the main in about the same location.
  5. Westbound For Puget Sound

    Westbound For Puget Sound

    BNSF 1037 with its stack train approaching Skykomish,WA enroute to Puget Sound.
  6. Picnic Point Shadows

    Picnic Point Shadows

    A colorful mix of power leads a long eastbound stack train thru morning shadows at Picnic Point Park on the east shore of Puget Sound.The three units up front are an H3 ES44DC,a Warbonnet D9-44CW and a White Faced SD60M
  7. Eastbound along the Sound

    Eastbound along the Sound

    On Friday February 11, 2011, an eastbound BNSF stack train rounds the curve at MP 13.1 south of Richmond Beach.
  8. Approaching the Stevens Pass Summit

    Approaching the Stevens Pass Summit

    BNSF 5397 leads its Westbound "Z" as it approaches the East Portal of the Cascade Tunnel where it's all downhill to Puget Sound ports
  9. Westbound In The Fog

    Westbound In The Fog

    BNSF 977 leads its stack train towards Seattle as it encounters unusual July fog along Puget Sound .
  10. Winter along Puget Sound

    Winter along Puget Sound

    Not much can beat this winter in Puget Sound country.We had the warmest January on record and it looks like February may follow.To top it off,a good looking Warbonnet passes by on a sunny winter day.
  11. PSAP At POGH


    PSAP 3876, 3802, and Cal Northern 110 At POGH near the Myrtle St Crossing. 110 is just ahead of 2099 (out of picture) preparing to shove a string of boxcars and centerbeams back towards the Aberdeen yard. 3876/3802 are Awaiting orders. Cell Phone pic, so low quality
  12. Light move at the Hoquiam yard

    Light move at the Hoquiam yard

    Helm Leasing GP38-2 at the Puget Sound and Pacific's Hoquiam, WA yard on Christmas eve...
  13. Mount Rainer

    Mount Rainer

    A south-bound BNSF Garbage train makes its way over Bridge 14 on the Seattle Subdivision. View full size, it looks much better.
  14. #500 at West Tacoma

    #500 at West Tacoma

    Amtk 500 heads north at West Tacoma.
  15. Working A Customer at Aberdeen,WA

    Working A Customer at Aberdeen,WA

    PSAP 3875 makes a reverse move into the Sierra Pacific Mill at Aberdeen,WA to pick up a string of loaded wood product cars. Puget Sound and Pacific is one of the RAIL AMERICA short lines.
  16. A Walk in the Park

    A Walk in the Park

    One of those moments where I knew I had a train coming in each direction and I had to choose which one to shoot. I also knew there was a SD75I leading stack train so I decided to shoot that. Next thing I knew a rolling meet took place right in the frame. Got to love it when you luck out...
  17. Tearing south to Portland

    Tearing south to Portland

    Cascades highballing past the former NP station at Chehalis, WA
  18. Whoops!


    Southbound Tacoma to Pasco derailed about 7 cars, but only on one side. I'm amazed how the rail stood up to the tremendous pressure applied by the flange on the other rail. This happened at approximately 3:15pm on March 30th, 2008. The train stopped just under the Narrows Bridge.
  19. Bridges n' Stacks

    Bridges n' Stacks

    The now built second Tacoma Narrows Bridge is in the background, while a BNSF intermodal train heads south.
  20. Westbound Thru Mukilteo

    Westbound Thru Mukilteo

    BNSF 7629 leads a westbound stack thru Mukilteo,headed for Puget Sound ports

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