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  1. Crossing Cook Road

    Crossing Cook Road

    BNSF 4157 leads a southbound empty crude oil train across Cook Road,Burlington,WA headed for Everett.WA and Points east.
  2. Green, blue and black...

    Green, blue and black...

    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...
  3. Where steam normally roams

    Where steam normally roams

  4. Limping North Cascades

    Limping North Cascades

    BNSF ES44C4 7175 leads an empty Amtrak Cascades through Nisqually, WA Northbound. The same train set was seen 4 hours before, sitting on the main in about the same location.
  5. Morning on the Bellingham Sub

    Morning on the Bellingham Sub

    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
  6. Bringing up the rear

    Bringing up the rear

    CP 8939 an ES44AC DPU pusher brings up the rear of a northbound CP crude oil train as it crosses the USA-Canadian border at Blaine,WA
  7. Southbound For Everett

    Southbound For Everett

    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.
  8. Summer On The Bellingham Sub

    Summer On The Bellingham Sub

    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
  9. A Rainy Day at Dakota Creek

    A Rainy Day at Dakota Creek

    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
  10. Southbound at Dakota Creek

    Southbound at Dakota Creek

    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
  11. Northbound For The Border And Beyond

    Northbound For The Border And Beyond

    BNSF 5912 on the point of a loaded Unit Coal Train leads its charge across Dakota Creek as it approaches Blaine,WA heading for the International Border about three miles ahead.
  12. Westbound For Puget Sound

    Westbound For Puget Sound

    BNSF 1037 with its stack train approaching Skykomish,WA enroute to Puget Sound.
  13. Crossing Dakota Creek

    Crossing Dakota Creek

    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.
  14. Lots Of Power Here,Literally

    Lots Of Power Here,Literally

    BNSF 5479 and BNSF 5662 in the lead of a northbound loaded unit coal train,pass under BPA high voltage power lines at Custer,WA enroute to the US-Canadian Border 9 miles ahead.
  15. BNSF 7846 Scribner, WA

    BNSF 7846 Scribner, WA

    Westbound BNSF grain train rolls down the main line at Scribner, WA
  16. BNSF 1053

    BNSF 1053

    A loaded Westbound grain train lead by BNSF C44-9W 1053 crosses the viaduct in Spokane Washington, heading towards Pasco and the Columbia River Gorge.
  17. BNSF 972

    BNSF 972

    BNSF C44-9W 972 leads a Westbound Z Train across the viaduct in Spokane Washington, heading for Seattle.
  18. Crossing the Nooksak River

    Crossing the Nooksak River

    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.
  19. At Track Speed thru Custer.

    At Track Speed thru Custer.

    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.
  20. Mobase Local at Sunset

    Mobase Local at Sunset

    The days get short by late November (2009) in Roy, WA. If the Mobase Local crew doesn't hurry they'll be switching the Wilcox Feed Mill in the dark.

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