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  1. Heading for Wenatchee.

    Heading for Wenatchee.

    With BNSF 7547(a new ES44DC)on the point,an eastbound "Z" tops the crest of Stevens Pass at the East Portal of the Cascade Tunnel,and starts downhill for a crew change at Wenatchee.
  2. Meet at Winton

    Meet at Winton

    EB in the siding at Winton, WA, as a WB lights the scene and leaves a trail of light.
  3. The Scenic Sub

    The Scenic Sub

    A westbound stack train glides down grade where it crosses Sunset Falls on its way over the Cascade mountains. Just another example of why BNSF calls this the Scenic Sub.
  4. BN_Snow_Dozer_Scenic_Plowing


    The BNSF Stevens Pass snow dozer cut back the banks at Scenic.
  5. New paint at Scenic

    New paint at Scenic

    We chased this guy from Skykomish to Scenic, they had quite a mix of rental power as well.
  6. A Rare Sight

    A Rare Sight

    With a GP35u on the point,a BNSF eastbound stack train climbs the western slope of Stevens Pass
  7. My how Scenic

    My how Scenic

    An eastbound Z train curves towards the Cascade Tunnel at Scenic, WA.
  8. Colorful Power Above the Falls

    Colorful Power Above the Falls

    A nice mix of power leads a train up Stevens Pass, crossing Sunset Falls.
  9. Winton Winter

    Winton Winter

    A stack train eases down the east side of Stevens Pass at Winton.
  10. Scenic Stacktrain

    Scenic Stacktrain

    Train S-TACCHI pulls upgrade at Scenic on a clear December day.
  11. Heavy Snow at Dusk

    Heavy Snow at Dusk

    Working in dynamics this westbound BNSF stack train with 3 SD40-2's works downgrade on Stevens Pass. December 2004 Photo of the Month Winner The subject was "Extreme Weather"
  12. Leavenworth Snow Train

    Leavenworth Snow Train

    Chartered Amtrak "Snow Train" runs weekends during December between Seattle and Leavenworth Washington. 12/20/03 at Sunset Falls near Index WA
  13. Snowy Climb

    Snowy Climb

    An eastbound autorack train is climbing the 2.2% grade east of Skykomish and is crossing the Foss River Bridge. This photo was taken in a fearce snow storm on 1/24/04
  14. BNSF 4015 near Sultan, Wa

    BNSF 4015 near Sultan, Wa

    BNSF 4015 is eastbound just outside of Sultan, Wa.. Soon the train will be pulling into Goldbar then up on to Skykomish and Stevens Pass. Shot taken 01.17.04.
  15. BNSF at Stevens Pass

    BNSF at Stevens Pass

    When we left Seattle, I told the wife route 2 was scenic...little did she know. I followed this eastbound intermodel up along route 2, and got him at a grade crossing. Photo was taken early Sept. while on vacation.
  16. 982 West

    982 West

    BNSF Westbound stopped on the 2.2% grade at Berne in Stevens Pass Washington waiting for a meet with an eastbound. Notice the sand deposits on the sideing track. This is an indication of the difficulty starting heavy trains on mountain grades. 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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