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  1. Night  moves

    Night moves

    Station stop Spokane,the conductor with his two way radio protects the rear end of the train from the rear door window of the last coach car on the Amtrak # 8 Empire Builder. Outside the Yardmaster hoops orders to the arriving # 28 that has come up from Portland its engine will be uncoupled then...
  2. Black River Wa.

    Black River Wa.

    BNSF # 2000 pulls a manifest S/B up out of South Seattle Wa.
  3. Amtrak # 7

    Amtrak # 7

    Amtrak # 7 westbound Empire Builder 5 1/2 hours late going through Edmonds Wa.,with its lead Genesis unit out of service somewhere along the way and being haul with a DASH-9.Also MoW signal gang working on the eastbound signals.
  4. piledrive a train

    piledrive a train

    Driving pilings for bridge supports main two double track M.P.-17 Edmonds Wa.at this angle as the train pass by and the exhaust from the pile driver exits at the top of the train it looks like its pile driving the train.
  5. moving main #1

    moving main #1

    little late posting this .After moving main one to the east making a real snake like route from curve around south M.P.16.9 or so to around where new bridge is to be put in,then back to main line into Edmonds on Sat. 10/9/2010 with a 10 hour window they cut the track and moved it back...
  6. M.P.- 17 action Edmonds Wa.

    M.P.- 17 action Edmonds Wa.

    Sorry about the blur a grab shot i had to take overtop of a fence and hope that the camera would foucus on somthing as the train was going by, a ballast work train with its two caboose's passing a crane pile driver installing interlocking sheet piles for work on a new bridge im told at the end...
  7. Night rollby Skykomish

    Night rollby Skykomish

    The conductor is outside with his lantern on a eastbound train on the siding at East Skykomish giving a westbound a good rollby.
  8. GRANDLUXE

    GRANDLUXE

    To me the best part of the train the rear obv.car,this is a long train and hard to shoot along the way less your on a big curve or out in open,i didnt know it was coming so i got the front and this shot the rear as it stopped at Edmonds depot for some reason for 5 mins. this train was following...
  9. Interbay Yard Seattle Wa.

    Interbay Yard Seattle Wa.

    A GP-30 light power moves around the yard,and a Herzog MPM snakes around the track next to the roundhouse lead picking up debris.BNSF 7/31/2008
  10. BNSF 4550

    BNSF 4550

    As this train was leaving the yard at the south end of Seattle, another was entering the yard with 2 Santa Fe Warbonnets on the head end. Unfortunatly it was on the farthest track from me and I couldn't get a photo. Just my luck.
  11. BNSF 4014

    BNSF 4014

    BNSF 4014 helps out on the rear as this train leaves the yard at the south end of Seattle Wa.
  12. Alley  cleaner

    Alley cleaner

    A U.P.kicks up the dust and papers and debris in the alley run down the tail track (old Georgetown lead) out of Argo yard to the dead end of track at Carsten st. ,then backs back into the yard with some garbage cars.
  13. The Pizza Wreck

    The Pizza Wreck

    Another view off them trying to pull the lead units trucks out of the ground.As powerful as this sideboom cat is they had a hard time getting them out of the ground.
  14. The  Pizza  Wreck

    The Pizza Wreck

    This is what is left of a semi trailer loaded with pizza and cheescakes after it got center punched by 13.200 hp three loc. manifest at 49 mph.at a grade crossing plus taking out a billboard along the way,and derailing three locs.(Luckly no was killed or hurt bad)
  15. Street Run

    Street Run

    A cross the street run into Argo yard.
  16. East empty grain

    East empty grain

    Eastbound empty grain train off to the tunnel.
  17. Fall in the Mountains

    Fall in the Mountains

    A westbound stack comes up the grade to the east portal of the Cascade Tunnel.
  18. Nose up the hill

    Nose up the hill

    Grinding and winding its way up the hill to the east portal of the Cascade tunnel.(Berne Wa.)5/7/2007
  19. IN FROM ALASKA

    IN FROM ALASKA

    In from Whitter Alaska two tugs pushing rail/stack barge up to offloading ramp.
  20. BN 7143 at Lyle, WA.

    BN 7143 at Lyle, WA.

    BN 7143 at Lyle, WA., 10/07/00.


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