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    Mt. Rainer Scenic in Tacoma, 19-20 May 12

    I believe this trip has been cancelled due to the construction for the Sounder line to Lakewood near the Freighthouse.
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    Why is the California Zephyr Always Running Late?

    When I rode the Zephyr back in June of this year. Almost all of the delays were given to use by BNSF. We racked up 5 hours worth of delays near Omaha waiting for a fleet of eastbound coal loads. The only real delay the UP gave us was not there fault. It was some semi that slammed into our train...
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    What kind of horn is this? (on BNSF #2083)

    Chris got it correct.
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    Comment by 'cnw8717' in media 'Eastside Freight in Woodinville, WA'

    I believe its Great Northern Pacific Railway.
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    Comment by 'cnw8717' in media 'Troubled Scenic Sub.'

    Thats why the Gold Bar turn wasnt at Snohomish on time yesterday. Neat image on story.
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    Another Fatality on the BNSF Seattle Sub

    I also witnessed the accident. The first thing Amtrak said after they hit was "We hit a lady, killed her" Andrew and I were the first to get to the scene. The video is quite obvious. She went in front of Amtrak.
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    Woodinville,WA: The 'Guy Named Payne' Dinner Train

    Well there applying for 23 million dollars for passenger equipment, and track maintenance. http://heraldnet.com/article/20100426/NEWS01/704269883 Hope its something nice. Not more ex Metra Gallery Cars.
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    4 SD70MACs at Auburn (WA)

    Yes there all up front. The first three facing forward and the fourth facing backwards.
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    GNP Excursion Train Question

    I would assume it would be people left over from the defunct GPRR operation crew. Most of them were local and still in the area. Thats just a guess though. My hope is they pick something better then ex Metra commuter cars.
  10. Four new GEVOs2

    Four new GEVOs2

    Four of the new ES44C4s are on this grain train heading for Seattle.
  11. Four new GEVOs

    Four new GEVOs

    Four of the new ES44C4s are on this grain train heading for Seattle.
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    Comment by 'cnw8717' in media 'Disguised as a Train'

    Oh so that was you who was following us around. Nice shot.
  13. Rain Squall

    Rain Squall

    While switching at CBC on the Meeker Southern last week rain was steadily falling all day. During the switching I clicked a photo of the rain soaked ground and cars. About 22 seconds later the heavens opened for about 5 minutes of pure hellish rain. Made for a interesting weather shift.
  14. Loading up the 8 spot 4

    Loading up the 8 spot 4

    Today we loaded up the 8 spot onto a flatcar for forwarding to a new location. Was a nice day in 101 degree heat to do this. Here it is on the flat ready to be lashed down.
  15. Loading up the 8 spot 3

    Loading up the 8 spot 3

    Today we loaded up the 8 spot onto a flatcar for forwarding to a new location. Was a nice day in 101 degree heat to do this. Looking down the flat car at the steamer.
  16. Loading up the 8 spot 2

    Loading up the 8 spot 2

    Today we loaded up the 8 spot onto a flatcar for forwarding to a new location. Was a nice day in 101 degree heat to do this. Heres the loco nearing the top of the ramp.
  17. Loading up the 8 spot 1

    Loading up the 8 spot 1

    Today we loaded up the 8 spot onto a flatcar for forwarding to a new location. Was a nice day in 101 degree heat to do this. Heres the loco at the base of the ramp.
  18. Another UP coal load at Sumner WA

    Another UP coal load at Sumner WA

    Seen this morning was yet another UP coal load for Roberts Bank. This time it is viewed at CPS 154 or the south end of Sumner Siding.
  19. Defective Equipment

    Defective Equipment

    A CSX boxcar seems to missing some wheels on the bottom. A temporary fix is seen here.
  20. UP coal load through Sumner

    UP coal load through Sumner

    UP coal load goes through the notches after meating a short local in Sumner Siding.





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