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  1. Waiting

    Waiting

    An loaded garbage train waits in Vancouver.
  2. West Z

    West Z

    The ZCHCPTL crossing the entrance to the Vancouver Amtrak station.
  3. Evening Z

    Evening Z

    The ZCHCPTL crosses the Columbia River bridge at Vancouver, WA at sunset.
  4. Headed North

    Headed North

    A grain train leaves Vancouver Yard.
  5. Northbound

    Northbound

    UP 8602 leads a northbound stack train past the Amtrak Station in Vancouver.
  6. Amtrak #28 meets the Z-CHCPTL-9

    Amtrak #28 meets the Z-CHCPTL-9

    The Portland Section of the Empire Builder is meeting a BNSF Z-CHCPTL-9 at the Vancouver, Wash. depot on a bright sunny spring day.. BNSF GEVO #7262 is doing the honors for the Z train on it's final 7.5 journey to the intermodal ramp in BNSF's Lake Yard.
  7. Mile 9

    Mile 9

    Mile 9 on the BC Rail Squamish Sub. Ex-Pacific Great Eastern North Shore Line. Built in 1914, abandoned in 1928 and rebuilt in the 1950's as the PGE's connection to Squamish. Looking north near the summit of the 1% climb out of North Vancouver.
  8. Mile 9 Squamish Sub

    Mile 9 Squamish Sub

    Mile 9 on the BC Rail Squamish Sub. Ex-PGE North Shore Line. Built in 1914, abandonned in 1928 and rebuilt in the 1950's as PGE's North Vancouver-Squamish connection. Looking south.
  9. BNSF 4536 South at Tenino Washington.

    BNSF 4536 South at Tenino Washington.

    Close to last light at the end of the day provides opportunity when the Manifest - Everett, Wash. to Vancouver, Wash. comes down the straight section of track at Tenino, Washington. The BNSF 4536 South was the second train south that the Centralia South dispatcher sent to us in a short 15...
  10. Wings

    Wings

    Northbound UP stack train passing Vancouver Amtrak Station
  11. CP Spirit Train

    CP Spirit Train

  12. Over the Viaduct

    Over the Viaduct

    An eastbound BNSF train heads across the viaduct on the Fallbridge Subdivision at Vancouver, Washington. This scene will soon change as a major track re-alignment will probably bring an end to this old bridge.
  13. 3-Way Meet at Vancouver

    3-Way Meet at Vancouver

    3 trains (L to R), INBPAS, TACPAS, and a local switcher, all congregate at the south end of Vancouver yard. The INBPAS has 3 CN SD40-2W's and an Oakway SD60.
  14. Southbound for Everett

    Southbound for Everett

    BNSF 7573 leads the southbound 520 axle Vancouver,BC-Everett,WA manifest through South Bellingham,WA
  15. IMG_0942-200805

    IMG_0942-200805

    Headed East
  16. Oakway leading a Westbound Grain Train.

    Oakway leading a Westbound Grain Train.

    Oakway #9031 leading a BN green SD40-2 on it's journey to the ports of Portland, Vancouver or Kalama.. This grain train had a whole rainbow mix of grain hoppers with the mineral red cars starting right behind the power.. It was interesting to see just two units pull this 14,000 ton grain...
  17. BNSF General Manifest west through North Dalles, Washington.

    BNSF General Manifest west through North Dalles, Washington.

    BNSF #3002 leads two other 4-axle power through the curve east of the East switch North Dalles to points westward in Washington state. The grain cars right behind the power were probably added to the train in Pasco to move to the Vancouver/Portland area.
  18. Across the Abyss

    Across the Abyss

    Amtrak train 501 crosses the abyss over a bridge floating on air.
  19. Bye bye, train!

    Bye bye, train!

    My daughter highballs Amtrak 501 at Vancouver.
  20. Hot Rail s/b @ Vader, Washington

    Hot Rail s/b @ Vader, Washington

    Burlington Northern Santa Fe's M-EVEVAW (Manifest - Everett, Wash. to Vancouver, Wash.) is pickem' and puttin' them down as he roars past me on Main #1. The high green for a n/b on Main #2 is a grainer that he is going to meet about 4-5 miles down the line towards Castle Rock, Washington.




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