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  1. Bridges n' Stacks

    Bridges n' Stacks

    The now built second Tacoma Narrows Bridge is in the background, while a BNSF intermodal train heads south.
  2. So long IMS!

    So long IMS!

    IMS has seen massive traffic growth in the last decade, yet CN is scrapping theirs! These aren't old ones either, all of 1992 vintage. While CP continues to use 'ancient' in comparison flats of 1970 BLT, I believe I've also seen a couple '68's in the mix. Note that they're all wearing safety...
  3. HEP power

    HEP power

    CP's AC4400CW fleet is not HEP equipped, thus this flat is used to provide power to the Holiday train. It has to be the best looking in the fleet - ironic since its one of the oldest, of '72 heritage. Lots of them still around in regular IMS service, probably the oldest IMS cars on any Class I...
  4. Down the Columbia Gorge

    Down the Columbia Gorge

    A long BNSF stack train heads down the Columbia River Gorge on the Washington side of the river. A UP stack train can be seen in front of the lead BNSF locomotive on the Oregon side.
  5. Cajon Pass

    Cajon Pass

    Westbound double stack led by BNSF and UP GEs descends Main 2.
  6. CN Stack Train at Night

    CN Stack Train at Night

    A CN Stack train gets under way at a grade crossing in Matsqui, BC. The Eastbound train had to wait for a CP Westbound to cross the Fraser River bridge to Mission before it could proceed. I was hoping that a stray meteor would grace my presence but no such luck. Taken on August 15, 2007.
  7. MRSR #91's Headlight..

    MRSR #91's Headlight..

    Here is the headlight and stack of MRSR #91 (the climax.) Enjoy!`
  8. Railroads and Road Machines

    Railroads and Road Machines

    A BNSF southbound stack train rounds the curve in downtown Winlock passing some of the road construction equipment.
  9. Picture Perfect

    Picture Perfect

    BNSF7656 exits the Cascade Tunnel with the S-BPATAC west.
  10. Double Stack train at Malta

    Double Stack train at Malta

    A stack train passes through Malta, Mt in late May 2006
  11. Whos railroad is it anyway?

    Whos railroad is it anyway?

    A northbound BNSF double stack train heads north through Puyallup with two CSX units up front.
  12. Fast Stack at Sunrise

    Fast Stack at Sunrise

    Eastbound stack train at sunrise on UP's ex-SP Sunset Route in Southern California (approaching Yuma, AZ)
  13. Spartain cabs!

    Spartain cabs!

    A refreshing break from all of the teardrop and widecab units, CN 5371 and CN 6014 head up a Westbound Q all on their own. A nice catch, if i do say so myself!
  14. Climbing Napavine Hill

    Climbing Napavine Hill

    BNSF7796 leads a stack train up Napavine Hill. This is a very long stretch of track that is 2.2% between Chehalis Jct,WA and Evaline,WA.
  15. CP 454

    CP 454

    CP 454 (E/B manifest+IMS, Sutherland-Winnipeg) is by far my favorite train on the CP PNL. Why? It fits my objective criterea: 1. Good timing, daily and always around noon 2. Good consist, lots of cars, a real good junk train - hoppers, gondolas, cente-beams, tankers, boxcars, platforms...
  16. CN 2522

    CN 2522

    Heading up a Westbound stack train. Dash-9s are by far the most common power out here...
  17. GEVO's at Stevenson

    GEVO's at Stevenson

    Two BNSF ES44DC's lead an eastbound stack train through Stevenson, Washington in the Columbia River Gorge.
  18. Another day with the stack manifest

    Another day with the stack manifest

    CN C44-9W 2642, SD60F 5550, SD75i 5726, and SD70M-2 8023 speed the stack manifest eastbound. The trains are moving much faster without the bridge crews around.
  19. An interesting meet

    An interesting meet

    As the stack manifest clears the main, a short grain and potash train aproaches on the siding. The second train caught me by surprise.
  20. High emission levels

    High emission levels

    The C44-9W ain't the only thing making smoke at Riverview tonight! Snapped a few Teenagers in the process. CN 115 goes over the bridge with C44-9W 2662, SD40-2W 5296, SD40-3 GCFX 6068, and a rare SD40U. 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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