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  1. Powder River Basin Bound

    Powder River Basin Bound

    BNSF 8850 leads an eastbound empty Unit Coal Train thru Thompson Falls,MT.It departed Centralia,WA headed for the Powder River coal fields for another load for the Centralia Steam Plant.The train is moving on the Thompson Falls siding after a westbound revenue freight passed.
  2. Southbound approaching Centralia

    Southbound approaching Centralia

    AMTK 116 on the point of the southbound COAST STARLIGHT slows its train as it approaches the East Maple St. crossing at the north end of the Centralia,WA AMTRAK Depot.
  3. Next Stop Mount Vernon,WA with Intermediate Stops ending at Portland OR

    Next Stop Mount Vernon,WA with Intermediate Stops ending at Portland OR

    With AMTK 470 in the lead,the southbound AMTRAK CASCADES originating at Bellingham,WA and ending at Portland,OR passes under the Chuckanut Drive Highway Bridge at Blanchard,WA
  4. Westbound DPUs through the Gorge

    Westbound DPUs through the Gorge

    Two ES44DC's shove on the rear of a 100 + car grain train Westbound through Goodnoe, WA about 15 minutes before the sun rose enough to come over the hills.
  5. Is It Spring Yet?

    Is It Spring Yet?

    BNSF 5001 leads its Westbound Manifest thru Mukilteo,WA on a rare February day with temperatures in the 50s,clear skies,and unlimited visibilty while Mount Pilchuck stands in the background.
  6. Eastbound Z  at Merritt

    Eastbound Z at Merritt

    BNSF 7509 leads its eastbound Z at Merritt,WA.Having crested Stevens Pass,it is all downhill to Wenatchee and a crew change,
  7. Edmonds, WA at night

    Edmonds, WA at night

    The eastbound Builder #8 was about an hour or more late out of Seattle. The ticket agent at Edmonds sits at his desk waiting for the train.
  8. Eastbound at Picnic Point,WA

    Eastbound at Picnic Point,WA

    With the Morning Fog Almost Burned Off,BNSF 7418 Leads Its Eastbound Stack Train Through Picnic Point,WA
  9. BNSF 5325

    BNSF 5325

    C44-9W 5325, along with an ex-Conrail unit, are the DPU's on BNSF 4682's Westbound grain train.
  10. BNSF 4682

    BNSF 4682

    C44-9W 4682 leads C41-8W 939 on a Westbound grain train East of Bingen, WA.
  11. BNSF 3131

    BNSF 3131

    Going away shot of a trash train that BNSF 109 is leading, this time showing the trailing GP50 still wearing BN colors.
  12. BNSF 109

    BNSF 109

    GP60M 109 leads GP60B 346 and GP50 3131 on a garbage train in Avery, WA.
  13. BNSF 899

    BNSF 899

    BNSF 899 leads a Westbound Z train near the East siding switch at Lyle.
  14. BNSF 4005

    BNSF 4005

    BNSF 4005 leads a colorfull consist East on a morning Z train about a mile from the East siding switch at Bates.
  15. BNSF 863

    BNSF 863

    BNSF 863 leads a trio of 800's on an Eastbound autorack train.
  16. CSXT 89

    CSXT 89

    CSX 89 leads CSX Dash 8-40C 7610 as the sole power on a Westbound manifest train near Maryhill, WA.
  17. BNSF 4763

    BNSF 4763

    BNSF 4763 leads an Eastbound grain train through a rock cut near Maryhill, WA.
  18. BNSF 6996

    BNSF 6996

    BNSF 6996 leads Oakway SD60 9040 and BNSF SD40-2 6371 on an Eastbound trash train with Mt. Hood in the backround.
  19. Westbound BNSF Grainer

    Westbound BNSF Grainer

    Two DPU's, both of them being ES44's, are helping out the two units that are on the point of this Westbound 100 + car grain train.
  20. BNSF 5056

    BNSF 5056

    BNSF 5056 leads a Westbound grain train near Maryhill, WA.

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