BNSF 9128 leads a southbound intermodal through the BNSF Tacoma yard with help from two CSX units. 2014-05-03

UP 6523 leads a southbound freight train through Tacoma, WA. If I noticed the U.S. District Court building and Chihuly’s glass tower was in the background when I snapped this, I wouldn’t have cut it off which would have made for a great shot. 2014-05-03

UP 9208 leads a empty intermodal train through Tacoma, Washington. 2014-04-20

I got called in as a prospect for a job at Amtrak as a Baggage Man in April. Unfortunately I failed the IPCS and was disqualified :(

But I did get a cool (albeit potato quality) panorama of the maintenance yard from the top floor of the administrative office on Holgate St., Seattle.

For our first anniversary, my girlfriend and I went down to Oregon and on the first day, we rode on the Mount Hood scenic railway (her idea). For our first anniversary, my girlfriend and I went down to Oregon and on the first day, we rode on the Mount Hood scenic railway (her idea). For our first anniversary, my girlfriend and I went down to Oregon and on the first day, we rode on the Mount Hood scenic railway (her idea). For our first anniversary, my girlfriend and I went down to Oregon and on the first day, we rode on the Mount Hood scenic railway (her idea). For our first anniversary, my girlfriend and I went down to Oregon and on the first day, we rode on the Mount Hood scenic railway (her idea). For our first anniversary, my girlfriend and I went down to Oregon and on the first day, we rode on the Mount Hood scenic railway (her idea). For our first anniversary, my girlfriend and I went down to Oregon and on the first day, we rode on the Mount Hood scenic railway (her idea). For our first anniversary, my girlfriend and I went down to Oregon and on the first day, we rode on the Mount Hood scenic railway (her idea).

For our first anniversary, my girlfriend and I went down to Oregon and on the first day, we rode on the Mount Hood scenic railway (her idea).

An inactive ballast regulator on Ruston Way, Tacoma, WA. 2014/03/11

A BNSF mixed freight heads north through Tacoma, WA. under the Chihuly Bridge of Glass with some mostly empty MoW cars at the end of it. The only two MoW vehicles on the train are shown. 2014/03/01

BNSF mixed freight heads south through Tacoma, WA. 2014/03/01

UP 4265 northbound through Albany, Oregon. 2014/01/20

A cold week in Albany, Oregon. PNWR 2301 heads south to Eugene on the old Oregon Electric Railway. 2013/12/07 A cold week in Albany, Oregon. PNWR 2301 heads south to Eugene on the old Oregon Electric Railway. 2013/12/07

A cold week in Albany, Oregon. PNWR 2301 heads south to Eugene on the old Oregon Electric Railway. 2013/12/07

PNWR 1501 waits for a UP train to pass in Albany, Oregon 2013/12/02

SPMW 8000 rail crane working in Albany, Oregon