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    Hazardous Cargo! BNSF 4229 in Seattle

    I thought it would be interesting to lookup what all the hazardous cargo placards mean on this train.
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    Passenger Trains Along the Seattle Waterfront

    Here are a few passenger trains that grace the Seattle area. Some nice ships too!
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    That Beautiful Moment when the Crew Says Something About You!

    Shooting along the Seattle waterfront, I heard the crew of the Garbage Train comment on the guy with the 'Big 'ol Fancy Camera' which made my day!
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    Unit Trains Along the Seattle Waterfront

    Unit trains are a popular method of shipping commodities. Here are three along the Seattle waterfront.
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    Five Private Cars on the Empire Builder in Seattle!

    Sometimes you just get lucky.
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    Five Dash 9's on Intermodal Train in Seattle!

    How often do you see five Dash 9's on the same train?
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    Rocky Mountaineer SB in Mukilteo, WA

    Here's the Rocky Mountaineer on it's way to Seattle, passing through Mukilteo, WA.
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    Rocky Mountaineer Arriving and Departing Seattle

    If it's summer, it means a visit by the Rocky Mountaineer! Here are a couple catches as it arrives and departs Seattle.
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    Scanner Chatter

    I used to fly airplanes so I know how it is to be operating equipment where something isn't working, you've had a long day, and ATC is trying to give you a clearance. These locomotive crews are great and I have so much respect for them since I got serious about railfanning a couple years ago...
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    Rocky Mountaineer in Marysville and Mukilteo, WA

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    Empty Rocket, Oil Cans, and a Vehicle Train at Carkeek, Seattle.
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    Amtrak Empire Builders Coming and Going in Seattle.
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    Empire Builder, Two Cascades, and a Vehicle Train

    Just another wonderful weekend in Washington!
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    Along the Seattle Waterfront 3-12-2016

    Along the Seattle waterfront 3.13.2016. For Bill Anderson: First time I've seen a Bald Eagle down there.
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    Manifest Meet at Carkeek Park, WA

    Saturday morning, January 30, 2016 was cold and blustery. Northbound BNSF 7408, a manifest train, meets southbound BNSF 7041 at Carkeek Park, Seattle, WA. In the distance, the yacht, Albatross, makes it's way south. This Italian designed yacht is available for charter for $85,000 per week...
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    Seattle Sounder, Amtrak Cascades, and a Grain Train

    Sunday, October 18, 2015, was a cloudy day in Seattle. Normally the Sound Transit “Sounder” doesn’t run on Sunday, but it’s the Seahawks versus the Panthers so there are special trains to take fans to Century Link Field. October is also harvest time. Trains bring carloads of grain from Canada...
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    Using Drones to Video Trains

    Using caution, drones can make a train video very dramatic and give a completely new perspective. Here's the Amtrak Cascades passing north along the shore near Seattle shot with a DJI Phantom Vision 2+
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    Seattle Sub - UP Trackage rights question

    Hello there, I was wondering if someone could explain to me how UP operates over the BNSF from Tukwila to Seattle and Northward? I believe i've seen UP trains going over Stevens Pass, but I might be mistaken. And if possible how UP leaves Tacoma and onto BNSF Southward? I'm curious how BNSF and...
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    Sound Transit Central Link - Opening Day Videos

    Videos taken on the opening day of the light rail system in Seattle, WA. Taken in 2009.
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    Sound Transit Sounder Lakewood Extension - Opening Day

    Video I shot on the opening day of the Lakewood Extension of Sound Transit's Sounder commuter rail. This is the commuter rail system for the Seattle, Washington area. Lakewood is about 50 miles South of Seattle. Enjoy! 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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