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  1. Eastbound for Wenatchee

    Eastbound for Wenatchee

    CREX 1308 and its train had been tied down on the Winton Siding.The relief crew is on board and it is on to Wenatchee for a crew change.
  2. Eastbound on the Gaynor Trestle

    Eastbound on the Gaynor Trestle

    BNSF 4813 leads
  3. Eastbound leaves Skykomish

    Eastbound leaves Skykomish

    After meeting Amtrak 7, an eastbound Z train departs Skykomish.
  4. Descending Stevens Pass at night...

    Descending Stevens Pass at night...

    Somewhere near Skykomish, WA on the return run of the Leavenworth Snow Train, from the dome of CZ dome car, "Silver Lariat."
  5. Empty grain at Scenic

    Empty grain at Scenic

    Saturday an eastbound empty grain leaves the siding at Scenic and heads for Cascade Tunnel. A WB stack train and track inspector are on the main.
  6. Gaynor Saturday

    Gaynor Saturday

    Westbound stack train approaches the Gaynor Trestle and short tunnel that follows on it's trip up the east slope of Stevens Pass.
  7. Gaynor Saturday

    Gaynor Saturday

    Eastbound BNSF stack train crossing the Gaynor trestle on the east slope of Stevens Pass.
  8. Meet at Scenic

    Meet at Scenic

    On Saturday 3-27-2010, the M-SPOEVE exits Cascade Tunnel at Scenic. An EB Z-trains waits in the siding.
  9. Morning Z Train

    Morning Z Train

    BNSF ES44DC leads the morning Z train towards Sultan, WA and the climb up Steven Pass.
  10. Let the Good Times Roll

    Let the Good Times Roll

    Rolled more than half a century ago, this rail keeps the trains moving and serves the railroad well. Even after all this time, it still looks as good as the newer rail that is being installed on the upper portion of Stevens Pass. Located at a railroad crossing in Startup at MP 1758.
  11. Little Giant conquers Stevens Pass

    Little Giant conquers Stevens Pass

    The crew on the Little Giant crane gives us a thumbsup as they clear the mainline for traffic to startup again while track work took place on Stevens Pass in 2007. They are about to head into the Alpine Cut to my back left.
  12. Westward towards Winton

    Westward towards Winton

    A westbound intermodal labors uphill emerging from the tunnel south of Winton on May 25, 2008. EMD/Oakway SD60 #9004 is sandwiched between BNSF C44-9W's #4571 and 1024.
  13. BN MP 1751

    BN MP 1751

    Westbound BN manifest near Index Washington.
  14. Cloudy Weather

    Cloudy Weather

    BNSF 4422 prepares to head into the 7.8 mile long Cascade Tunnel at Berne.
  15. Winter Wonderland #2

    Winter Wonderland #2

    BNSF 7695 passes a BN work train that is heading to pick up a caterpillar tractor at Scenic.
  16. Winter Wonderland #1

    Winter Wonderland #1

    BNSF 7695, one of the first GEVO's with the prototype logo- yellow instead of black chugs its way past Skykomish.
  17. Comin' round the corner

    Comin' round the corner

    A cold summer day on Stevens Pass gives the feel of autumn minus the leaves as a BNSF stack train drifts downgrade before going over the Deception Creek bridge. A former Santa Fe and a Norfolk Southern are in tow.
  18. Exiting Cascade Tunnel

    Exiting Cascade Tunnel

    Lead by BNSF 7782, along with a former SF and BN locomotives, a four unit stack train drifts downgrade after exiting the 7.8 mile Cascade Tunnel. This train would make a stop at Skykomish to discharge an unwanted passenger!
  19. On the Miller River Trestle #8

    On the Miller River Trestle #8

    BNSF 7712 Leads an eastbound "Z" across the Miller River Trestle spanning the river and flood plain of the same name,on its climb up Stevens Pass west slope.
  20. Crossing Deception Creek #7

    Crossing Deception Creek #7

    BNSF 7712 leads an eastbound "Z" across BNSF Bridge 1721.8 spanning Deception Creek on its west slope climb headed for the Stevens Pass Summit. 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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