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Western Washington Railroad going past a dry pond near state highway 12 to the end of the old joint Milwaukee Road/logging tracks, where normally only team runs in the summer for the Chehalis Steam Train association train. I\'d never seen a freight go down to the end of the line before. Their...
BNSF 5531 leads the southbound Prince George,BC to
Everett,WA manifest across Dakota Creek as it approaches the US Custom Station to undergo the inspection for entering the US.Three different models make up the power for this train D9-44CW,SD70M,and ES44DC
BNSF 6829 leads the southbound Vancouver,BC to Everett,WA manifest past the ex Great Northern depot at Blaine,WA bound for Everett,WA. The International Peace Arch on the USA-Canadian border stands in the background.
BNSF 7655 leads its southbound manifest across Dakota Creek as it approaches the US Custom Station at Swift,WA.It entered the US at the International Border about 3 miles to the north of here,bound for Everett,WA
CN 8946 leads its northbound loaded coal train across Dakota Creek during moderate to heavy rainfall.It is about three miles to the International Border at Blaine,WA then on to a crew change at Vancouver,BC.With a new crew,it will be on to their ultimate destination of Prince Rupert,BC
BNSF 9290 on the point of an empty BNSF Unit Coal Train slows its train as it approaches the Blaine,WA US Customs Station to undergo Customs Inspection for entry into the US.It had discharged northbound its cargo at Westshore Terminal,Roberts Bank,BC
After clearing Customs at Blaine,WA to depart the USA,a loaded coal train with a rare Dash9 on the point is again on the move headed for Westshore Terminal at Roberts Bank,BC.Theses trains usually have four AC units for power,two leading and two DPUs on the rear.
AMTK 469 leads the AMTRAK CASCADES across the Nooksak River at Ferndale,WA enroute from Seattle,WA to Vancouver,BC.The area still shows some effects of the spring floods with debris piled up on the bridge supports and soggy ground in the area.
BNSF 9904 leads an empty southbound unit coal train at track speed (60 MPH) thru Custer,WA after discharging over 12,000 tons of export coal at Roberts Bank,BC.It's headed back to PRB for another load.
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