BNSF 7057 approaches Lyle Washington
A BNSF freight train moves through the Columbia Gorge in Washington State travelling towards the setting sun
BNSF 8286 waiting at Wishram Washington
Engineering work by the Maintenance of Way crew leaves a BNSF mixed freight train waiting to move Westbound through the Columbia Gorge.
Northbound Amtrak Cascades 516
Amtrak Cascades passes through the Skagit Valley in Washington State with service number 516 to Vancouver British Columbia
ViaRail engine 6432 at Jasper
A ViaRail locomotive positions a passenger car under moody skies in Jasper Alberta
Westbound Empire Builder #7
Amtrak's Westbound Empire Builder descends the Western Slopes of the Cascade Mountains on a wet July day bound for Seattle.
WPIX 2891 in Grain Country
An ex Union Pacific locomotive 2891 now operated by WPIX waits assignment at Oakesdale in Eastern Washington
BNSF 7931 Eastbound from Skykomish
An Eastbound Inter-modal pulls out of Skykomish Washington towards the Cascade Tunnel beneath the high peaks of the Cascade Mountains
Passing of the Giants
Seeming to offer a paradox the Westbound train descends Kicking Horse Pass with five engines while the Eastbound train waits its turn to climb the pass behind just one power unit.
BNSF 2603 working the local
BNSF locomotive 2603 leads a local freight into Conway Washington on a grey afternoon
[Safety Note : Crew had exited cab and image taken from railroad crossing with the gates in the up position and lights off].
Amtrak Cascades 517 Southbound
The morning Amtrak service from Vancouver British Columbia to Portland Oregon approaches Stanwood in Washington State with service number 517
CP 8909, Bow River, Alberta
Power on the Westbound
A Westbound freight powers out of Jasper behind Canadian National locomotives
BNSF 7917 in golden light
A BNSF freight train in the Columbia Gorge on the Washington side of the river moves east towards the setting sun
On a dark and wet evening
The Amtrak Empire Builder from Seattle to Chicago approaches the Cascade Tunnel on a wet Spring evening
CP 8831 Field, BC
BNSF 6764 leads through East Skykomish
A BNSF Inter-modal train approaches the town of Skykomish in the Washington Cascades
BNSF 5041 approaches Skykomish in the snow
A snowy February evening sees Burlington Northern Santa Fe C44-9W locomotive 5041 lead a westbound freight train into Skykomish Washington.
Via Rail's The Canadian from Vancouver to Toronto waiting departure from Jasper Alberta
Canadian Pacific 8937 and 8600 approach Field BC
Having just descended Kicking Horse Pass on the Alberta - British Columbia Border a Canadian Pacific mixed freight train pulls into Field BC behind 8937 and 8600
CN 2304 Jasper
BNSF 5125 Climbs Stevens Pass
A Burlington Northern Santa Fe locomotive leads an inter-modal train eastbound up Stevens Pass on an early Spring day.
BNSF Inter-modal train at Scenic
A Burlington Northern Santa Fe Inter-modal train passes westbound through Scenic in Washington State shortly after exiting the Cascade Tunnel
Pulling up the mountain
A mixed freight is hauled into the Cascade Mountains of Washington State in the winter behind a mix of BNSF and Norfolk Southern power
Pulling For The Pass
BNSF freight train works hard to climb westbound over Stevens Pass