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  1. Evening Z at Avery

    Evening Z at Avery

    A west-bound Z passes through the grade crossing at Avery as the evening light touches the hills above.
  2. East-Bound Z

    East-Bound Z

    A trio of Dash 9 motors power the East-Bound morning Z through Maryhill, WA.
  3. WB "Z" at Athol, ID

    WB "Z" at Athol, ID

    Westbound Z train accelerates after being held for a red signal at Athol, ID.
  4. WB "Z" at Boyer West

    WB "Z" at Boyer West

    A westbound Z train climbs into Sandpoint, ID, at Boyer West. My auto-focus choked after this shot, wasn't able to get shot of it splitting the signals!
  5. In At the East End,Out At the West End

    In At the East End,Out At the West End

    BNSF 5397 leads its westbound "Z" out into fresh air as it clears the Cascade Tunnel West Portal at East Scenic,WA after almost 8 miles underground.
  6. Approaching the Stevens Pass Summit

    Approaching the Stevens Pass Summit

    BNSF 5397 leads its Westbound "Z" as it approaches the East Portal of the Cascade Tunnel where it's all downhill to Puget Sound ports
  7. Eastbound Z-Train

    Eastbound Z-Train

    A eastbound BNSF z-train makes it's way through a rock cut at Towal, WA on 7/3/2010
  8. E/B Z train - Bates, WA - June 7, 2008

    E/B Z train - Bates, WA - June 7, 2008

    An eastbound BNSF Z-train rolls along the Columbia River east of Bates, WA.
  9. High Priority Freight at Mukilteo

    High Priority Freight at Mukilteo

    BNSF 728 leads a westbound Z train thru Mukilteo at MP 28.8 on the BNSF Scenic Sub.
  10. Eastbound "Z" thru Bonners Ferry,ID

    Eastbound "Z" thru Bonners Ferry,ID

    Lots of MoW with little train movement but this was a welcome sight.Trains fly thru here and that parked trailer is in the worst possible spot for decent shot.
  11. 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,
  12. It's All Downhill Now

    It's All Downhill Now

    BNSF 4005 with a westbound Z has crested the Stevens Pass summit and cleared the Cascade Tunnel.Now,it's all downhill to Puget Sound with a brief stop at East Skykomish to drop off a VIP.(PNWhogger was riding this one on a route famillarization trips.He was getting off at E.Sky-met him a few...
  13. UPS- "What Can Brown Do For You?"

    UPS- "What Can Brown Do For You?"

    A westbound BNSF Z train snakes around the Trinidad Loop.
  14. Westbound at East Gold Bar,WA

    Westbound at East Gold Bar,WA

    BNSF 7629 leads an east bound "Z" thru afternoon shadows at East Gold Bar,WA
  15. Powerbars At Avery

    Powerbars At Avery

    Mt Hood makes a nice backdrop for this Z train at Avery.
  16. ZCHC-PTL in The Gorge!

    ZCHC-PTL in The Gorge!

    Westbound Z-Train runs along Highway 14 on The Fallbridge Sub, Near Home Valley WA.
  17. From My Living Room Window

    From My Living Room Window

    After a long night on the local, I get to do some train viewing while sipping a cup of coffee. This is the EB morning Z train.
  18. Sunset Falls

    Sunset Falls

    The westbound Z CHCSSE rolls over the Skykomish River as it tumbles over Sunset Falls near index on 6/21/03
  19. Into the Hole

    Into the Hole

    ZSSECHC815C with BNSF 4944, BNSF 8221 and NS 9256 is about to enter the darkness of the Cascade Tunnel at Scenic, WA 10-15-02

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