Dec 19 Toppenish Toy Train Christmas 12-7-14
On Sunday 12-7-14 I drove to Toppenish, WA for the Museums Toy Train Christmas and had a train to follow on the way out of Ellensburg, even though the weather was  cloudy and cold.  First location I photograph the eastbound empty oil train was sou...
Jul 9 MRL Passenger train in the Yakima Canyon
Continuing where I left off with the MRL Business train on the Stampede Sub : http://stampedesubblog.qstation.org/?p=1858 Robert and I were well ahead of the MRL passenger train led by MRL SD70AC3 4408 out of Ellensburg 7-5-14 and were waiting for...
Jan 13 Checking off the Mileposts
It seems at times I tend to take photos at the same locations over and over so last weekend when it was sunny both Saturday and Sunday (and the Seattle Seahawks were enjoying a weekend off before their first playoff game against the New Orleans Sa...
Nov 18 Bridge 102 at Roza 11-16-13
In this continuation of this post on the Stampede Sub Blog we will continue with the chase of the BNSF 5317 East to Roza. http://stampedesubblog.qstation.org/?p=1598 Tom and I were ahead of the Xtrain by a few minutes when we pulled over the grade...
Oct 9 Caboose ride at Toppenish, WA
While attending the Annual train show at Toppenish, WA this past 8-24-13 I took many photos that were NP related but some that were not quite so much.  But I still thought were worth sharing.  The train ride for example.  The 44 tonner pulling the...
Sep 10 Headed for the Train Show at Toppenish
Saturday 8-24-13 was the 16th Annual Train Show & Swap Meet at Toppenish, WA and this was going to be the first year that I would attend.  I left home in the morning with an eastbound empty coal train to chase, the E-RBESCM.  At Ellensburg the...
Jun 23 BNSF empty coal from Ellensburg to Pasco
On Saturday 6-15-13 I was chasing an eastbound BNSF coal empty led by ES44AC 5901 out of Ellensburg into the Yakima Canyon enjoying some decent weather. After taking photos at a few locations between Ellensburg and Umtanum I drove to the sweeping ...
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