Nov 22 November 22: Ten and forty nine years ago
Wishing everyone on this Thursday 11-22-18 a Happy Thanksgiving Day! Ten years ago to the day on Saturday 11-22-08 I made a trip up towards Stevens Pass to Scenic and back.  I wrote about this trip back in November 2008 which also highlighted a Sk...
Nov 7 Skykomish – in search of Halloween
On the Saturday before Halloween 10-27-18 I drove up to Stevens Pass in search of a little Halloween spirit.  It was to be a pleasant day weather wise so I was past Monroe around 0900 and hoping to catch up to an eastbound somewhere.  Between Sult...
Mar 15 Skykomish, WA snow 3-6-17
I have finally made a return to the Scenic Sub.  Didn’t go at all last year and went just once in 2015.  For 2017 I am planning multiple trips to the Scenic Sub, at least once in each season, Winter, Spring, Summer and Fall.  Got the winter ...
Nov 1 October 31, 2015 – Wet Halloween
Even though rain was forecast I decided to go up to Skykomish on this Halloween, Saturday 10-31-15.  And rain it did!  Had an eastbound out of Monroe but it was running at restricted speed so took a long time to get up to Index where I wanted to p...
Oct 31 It was the weekend before Halloween
This past Sunday, 10-26-14 I drove up to Skykomish with some specific goals.  First, being the weekend before Halloween I wanted to see if any of the houses in Skykomish were decorated as times I have been there in the past just before Halloween. ...
Sep 16 ex-GN SD9 on display at Skykomish, WA
Earlier this summer BNSF donated former BN SD9 6126 (BNSF 6126, GN 1731) to the town of Skykomish for their Skykomish Town Center project. http://www.town.skykomish.wa.us/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=56&Itemid=93 As I h...
Nov 5 3rd Annual Fall Colors Stevens Pass Railfan Trip
As it had been awhile since my last trip to the ex-GN Stevens Pass line this Fall Colors event set for Saturday 11-3-12 seemed like a good time to get some photos for the Scenic Sub Blog.  I got kind of a late start (dark and rainy morning slows d...
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