Mar 1 Bridge 4.0 west of Ellensburg, WA
This is a look at one of NP’s concrete reinforced bridges on BNSF’s Stampede Sub between Auburn and Ellensburg, WA. Bridge 4.0 is four miles west of Ellensburg.  The 1968 NP Bridge book shows this bridge as being built in … Conti...
May 29 NP steel cabooses on the BN
I have been scanning slides of ex-NP cabooses over the past few months and have a small selection of the various steel cabooses that the NP had on their roster to share. BN 10036 is the ex-NP 10405 shown at … Continue reading →
Mar 2 Walla Walla’s ex-NP depot 2-11-18
As Sunday morning at Walla Walla dawned overcast and uninspiring I decided to join my two sisters and niece for breakfast at Clarette’s in town.  After breakfast I took off to check out my “points of interest” being my goals R...
Feb 22 Easton to Pasco 2-10-18
Saturday 2-10-18 I made the drive from home to Walla Walla to visit my niece Katie.  Both of my sisters were flying to Walla Walla today and would meet me there.  Reason I wanted to drive was to photograph trains … Continue reading →
Sep 19 Focus on Big Lake, MN
This past week I flew into Minneapolis, MN and drove west to Bismarck/Mandan and then east to Duluth for the NP Convention.  I arrived in Minneapolis on the afternoon of Sunday 9-10-17 and with the rental car started west towards … Continue ...
Aug 13 Teanaway, WA
This eastbound grain empty (X-PSASJO) with units 4862/7708 is passing Teanaway, WA Saturday 7-29-17 (Milepost 20.5) between Cle Elum and Ellensburg, WA on the BNSF’s Stampede Sub. Here is some NP Place Name info on Teanaway: The station was ...
Jul 23 Something new, some things old
This past Saturday 7-15-17 I spent the morning in Seattle photographing trains on the start of a warm sunny day. While my camera was aimed at mostly BNSF and Amtrak trains I also decided to photograph the Stacy St car … Continue reading →
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