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  1. Sounder at Meeker

    Sounder at Meeker

    First Southbound Sounder of the evening rounds the corner at Meeker on its way to Puyallup and Tacoma, WA
  2. Disguised as a Train

    Disguised as a Train

    Did someone say pumpkins? The Meeker Southern struts it stuff past this pumpkin patch near McMillon, after setting out and picking up a boxcar.
  3. 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.
  4. A proper looking train.

    A proper looking train.

    A busy day of switching and sorting cars at Meeker made for the impressive size train of emptys. 12 in all with a caboose on the rear carrying the brakeman while its conductor clicks a picture.
  5. Steamed up Boxcar

    Steamed up Boxcar

    Viewed from the cab of the MSN #103 a boxcar appears to be steaming quite heavily. Made for a interesting shot.
  6. Meeker in the AM

    Meeker in the AM

    At 7:15am the MSN 103 is ready for her days work. Seen here in low light/rainy conditions.
  7. Amtrak Cascade leaning hard into the Meeker Curve

    Amtrak Cascade leaning hard into the Meeker Curve

    Amtrak #65 leads today number 507 southbound for Portland
  8. Pipeline by rail

    Pipeline by rail

    11 loads of pipe inbound today on the Meeker Southern. Picture taken on top of caboose #100. Note a BNSF train approaching in the background behind the #103.
  9. Meeker Southern on the snow.

    Meeker Southern on the snow.

    View of the Meeker Southern at the BNSF interchange.
  10. Meeker at Meeker Junction

    Meeker at Meeker Junction

    Photo of the Meeker Southern local at the BNSF interchange. 11 loads in and 5 empties out make for a good day.
  11. Meeker Southern Today

    Meeker Southern Today

    Photo of the Meeker Southern local at the Pasquier switch. 11 loads in and 5 empties out make for a good day.
  12. Meeker Southern Train

    Meeker Southern Train

    7 Loads into Meeker today. This train had two cabooses in it. We had the other one 4 cars back to make it easier to store it on a differant siding.
  13. Meeker Southern Train

    Meeker Southern Train

    The Meeker Southern today. 8 loads.
  14. BNSF vs Meeker Southern

    BNSF vs Meeker Southern

    BNSFs train L-NWE600 meets the Meeker Southern local on a rainy day.
  15. Tagged Caboosey

    Tagged Caboosey

    Meeker Southerns other caboose is ex Washington Central #100. It has as you see a interesting paint job. Caboose was boarded up to prevent vandalism.
  16. Meeker

    Meeker

    MSN #10046 and MSN #103 sit after finishing up the days work.
  17. Meeker

    Meeker

    Meeker Southern #103 after finishing up her work for the day.
  18. Meeker in the sun.

    Meeker in the sun.

    Meeker Southern 103 sits in the sun awaiting a shipper to unload a car.
  19. Meeker Southern snow train.

    Meeker Southern snow train.

    While coming back from a shipper it started snowing. The train is stopped once again for its conductor to get a shot.
  20. Meeker by night

    Meeker by night

    Meeker Southern #103 sitting waiting for its conductor to stop taking pictures.



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