Amtrak in Tukwila, WA NOW AND THEN... AND THEN!

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NOW AND THEN...............AND THEN!
2020 - 2014 - 1990
The last Amtrak Seattle to Portland train of the day pass through Tukwila, Washington as viewed from the Grady Way Overpass.

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2020 - Cascades 505 slips by at just before 3:00 in the afternoon. Following the cabcar, five Horizon coaches and a Siemens SC-44.
2014 - Cascades 509 is through at about 5:45 in the evening. It is a Talgo Series 8 trainset pushed by a GE P42.
1990 - Mount Rainier 1796 also came through just before 6:00 in the evening. Two Superliner coaches and an EMD F40PH probably means this was a midweek train. The consist was often adjusted to accommodate fluctuations in demand. The train could get quite long on the weekends or when there were games. It was before Amtrak switched to a "one size fits all" method of operation.
 




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