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By:Richard Olson
Dates:5/25/2008 - 5/26/2008
Album Info:My first trek north to Hwy 2 along the former GN line across Steven's Pass. Lucked out with a few trains on Sunday, but got skunked from action on Memorial Day (Monday) due to MOW.
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Winton Tunnel
Title:  Winton Tunnel
Description:  First train of the weekend, and one of the only WB
Photo Date:  5/25/2008  Upload Date: 3/4/2010 5:27:33 PM
Location:  Winton, WA
Author:  Richard Olson
Categories:  Tunnel,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 4571(C44-9W) EMDX 9004(SD60)
Views:  282   Comments: 0
Westbound staker
Title:  Westbound staker
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/25/2008  Upload Date: 3/4/2010 5:28:02 PM
Location:  Winton, WA
Author:  Richard Olson
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 1024(C44-9W) EMDX 9004(SD60) BNSF 4571(C44-9W)
Views:  257   Comments: 0
Billowing Smoke
Title:  Billowing Smoke
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/25/2008  Upload Date: 3/4/2010 5:28:35 PM
Location:  Winton, WA
Author:  Richard Olson
Categories:  Tunnel,Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  139   Comments: 0
MoW Crane
Title:  MoW Crane
Description:  Cool little Burro crane
Photo Date:  5/25/2008  Upload Date: 3/4/2010 5:29:04 PM
Location:  Merritt, WA
Author:  Richard Olson
Categories:  RollingStock
Locomotives: 
Views:  74   Comments: 0
Empty Eastbound through 'The Slot'
Title:  Empty Eastbound through 'The Slot'
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/25/2008  Upload Date: 3/4/2010 5:30:32 PM
Location:  Merritt, WA
Author:  Richard Olson
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 4109(C44-9W) BNSF 611(C44-9W) BNSF 863(C40-8W)
Views:  306   Comments: 0
Crossing Nason Creek
Title:  Crossing Nason Creek
Description:  double warbonnets
Photo Date:  5/25/2008  Upload Date: 3/4/2010 5:30:44 PM
Location:  Merritt, WA
Author:  Richard Olson
Categories:  Scenic,Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 863(C40-8W) BNSF 611(C44-9W) BNSF 4109(C44-9W)
Views:  374   Comments: 1
Rounding the corne
Title:  Rounding the corne
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/25/2008  Upload Date: 3/4/2010 5:31:02 PM
Location:  Merritt, WA
Author:  Richard Olson
Categories:  Scenic,Bridge,Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  62   Comments: 0
Empty Earthworm
Title:  Empty Earthworm
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/25/2008  Upload Date: 3/4/2010 5:31:59 PM
Location:  Merritt, WA
Author:  Richard Olson
Categories:  Scenic,Bridge
Locomotives: 
Views:  52   Comments: 0
Tail end
Title:  Tail end
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/25/2008  Upload Date: 3/4/2010 5:32:20 PM
Location:  Merritt, WA
Author:  Richard Olson
Categories:  Scenic,Bridge,Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  79   Comments: 0
Second through "The Slot"
Title:  Second through "The Slot"
Description:  Cool little rock cut
Photo Date:  5/25/2008  Upload Date: 3/4/2010 5:32:31 PM
Location:  Merritt, WA
Author:  Richard Olson
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 1029(C44-9W)
Views:  171   Comments: 0
Chicago Bound
Title:  Chicago Bound
Description:  first two of five units
Photo Date:  5/25/2008  Upload Date: 3/4/2010 5:32:40 PM
Location:  Merritt, WA
Author:  Richard Olson
Categories:  Scenic,Bridge
Locomotives:  BNSF 4774(C44-9W) BNSF 1029(C44-9W)
Views:  216   Comments: 0
Around the bend
Title:  Around the bend
Description:  just missed the shot due to the slow camera
Photo Date:  5/25/2008  Upload Date: 3/4/2010 5:32:53 PM
Location:  Merritt, WA
Author:  Richard Olson
Categories:  Bridge,Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  63   Comments: 0
Stacker from Seattle
Title:  Stacker from Seattle
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/25/2008  Upload Date: 3/4/2010 5:33:09 PM
Location:  Merritt, WA
Author:  Richard Olson
Categories:  Scenic,Bridge
Locomotives: 
Views:  79   Comments: 0
Intermodal interception
Title:  Intermodal interception
Description:  Just mssed this one leaving the tuneel, raced it back to Nason Creek/'The Slot'
Photo Date:  5/25/2008  Upload Date: 3/4/2010 5:33:26 PM
Location:  Merritt, WA
Author:  Richard Olson
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 5390(C44-9W) BNSF 738(C44-9W) NS 6632(SD60)
Views:  307   Comments: 0
PNW visitor
Title:  PNW visitor
Description:  Stupid slow camera...grrr
Photo Date:  5/25/2008  Upload Date: 3/4/2010 5:33:48 PM
Location:  Merritt, WA
Author:  Richard Olson
Categories:  Scenic
Locomotives:  NS 6632(SD60) BNSF 738(C44-9W)
Views:  216   Comments: 0
East Portal
Title:  East Portal
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/25/2008  Upload Date: 3/4/2010 5:34:32 PM
Location:  Berne, WA
Author:  Richard Olson
Categories:  Tunnel
Locomotives: 
Views:  104   Comments: 0
Windy Mountain and the GN
Title:  Windy Mountain and the GN
Description:  http://www.irongoat.org/images/IGT2007.pdf
Photo Date:  5/25/2008  Upload Date: 3/4/2010 5:35:27 PM
Location:  Scenic, WA
Author:  Richard Olson
Categories:  Scenic,Winter
Locomotives: 
Views:  108   Comments: 0
Cowboy Mtn
Title:  Cowboy Mtn
Description:  above the Cascade Tunnel
Photo Date:  5/25/2008  Upload Date: 3/4/2010 5:35:43 PM
Location:  Scenic, WA
Author:  Richard Olson
Categories:  Scenic,Tunnel
Locomotives: 
Views:  119   Comments: 0
BN 10581
Title:  BN 10581
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/25/2008  Upload Date: 3/4/2010 5:36:02 PM
Location:  Scenic, WA
Author:  Richard Olson
Categories:  RollingStock
Locomotives: 
Views:  108   Comments: 0
Cascade Tunnel
Title:  Cascade Tunnel
Description:  This says it all
Photo Date:  5/25/2008  Upload Date: 3/4/2010 5:36:31 PM
Location:  Scenic, WA
Author:  Richard Olson
Categories:  Transit
Locomotives: 
Views:  104   Comments: 0
Amtrak Empire Builder
Title:  Amtrak Empire Builder
Description:  Crossing Decption Creek west of Scenic
Photo Date:  5/25/2008  Upload Date: 3/4/2010 5:45:28 PM
Location:  Scenic, WA
Author:  Richard Olson
Categories:  Scenic,Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  AMTK 44(P42DC)
Views:  151   Comments: 0
EB-EB
Title:  EB-EB
Description:  Eastbound Empire Builder
Photo Date:  5/25/2008  Upload Date: 3/4/2010 5:47:10 PM
Location:  Scenic, WA
Author:  Richard Olson
Categories:  Passenger,Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  55   Comments: 0
Crossing Foss River
Title:  Crossing Foss River
Description:  Three SD60s pounding the grade hard...what a sound!
Photo Date:  5/25/2008  Upload Date: 3/4/2010 5:47:39 PM
Location:  Skykomish, WA
Author:  Richard Olson
Categories:  Scenic,Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  EMDX 9047(SD60) BNSF 8122(SD60M) CSX 8759(SD60M)
Views:  482   Comments: 5
Heading up hill
Title:  Heading up hill
Description:  East of Skykomish
Photo Date:  5/25/2008  Upload Date: 3/4/2010 5:47:55 PM
Location:  Skykomish, WA
Author:  Richard Olson
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  CSX 8759(SD60M) BNSF 8122(SD60M) EMDX 9047(SD60)
Views:  252   Comments: 0
Work trains cometh
Title:  Work trains cometh
Description:  Spectacular Sky, the clouds and sunlight...not to mention the town
Photo Date:  5/25/2008  Upload Date: 3/4/2010 5:48:07 PM
Location:  Skykomish, WA
Author:  Richard Olson
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  BNSF 6837(SD40-2) BNSF 6809(SD40-2) BNSF 6995(SD40-2) BNSF 6761(SD40-2)
Views:  288   Comments: 0
CN invasion
Title:  CN invasion
Description:  Where am I...Canada
Photo Date:  5/25/2008  Upload Date: 3/4/2010 5:48:24 PM
Location:  Skykomish, WA
Author:  Richard Olson
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  CN 5381(SD40-2) CN 5347(SD40-2W) BNSF 6712(SD40-2) CN 5330(SD40-2W)
Views:  458   Comments: 1
More CN
Title:  More CN
Description:  Five SD40-2 variations on work trains in Sky
Photo Date:  5/25/2008  Upload Date: 3/4/2010 5:48:46 PM
Location:  Skykomish, WA
Author:  Richard Olson
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  CN 5326(SD40-2W) CN 5242(SD40-2W)
Views:  309   Comments: 0
CN 5347
Title:  CN 5347
Description:  First time I recal seeing one of these
Photo Date:  5/25/2008  Upload Date: 3/4/2010 5:49:01 PM
Location:  Skykomish, WA
Author:  Richard Olson
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  CN 5347(SD40-2W)
Views:  184   Comments: 0
I'm 'CN work trains
Title:  I'm 'CN work trains
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/25/2008  Upload Date: 3/4/2010 5:49:14 PM
Location:  Skykomish, WA
Author:  Richard Olson
Categories:  Scenic,Yard
Locomotives:  CN 5242(SD40-2W) CN 5326(SD40-2W)
Views:  217   Comments: 0
BN 10553
Title:  BN 10553
Description:  One nasty looking hack!
Photo Date:  5/25/2008  Upload Date: 3/4/2010 5:49:24 PM
Location:  Skykomish, WA
Author:  Richard Olson
Categories:  RollingStock
Locomotives: 
Views:  193   Comments: 0
Third Oakway for the day
Title:  Third Oakway for the day
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/25/2008  Upload Date: 3/4/2010 5:49:41 PM
Location:  Skykomish, WA
Author:  Richard Olson
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  EMDX 9022(SD60) BNSF 7826(SD40-2)
Views:  201   Comments: 1
GN x294
Title:  GN x294
Description:  Iron Goat Interpretive Trailhead
Photo Date:  5/25/2008  Upload Date: 3/4/2010 5:49:51 PM
Location:  Scenic, WA
Author:  Richard Olson
Categories:  RollingStock
Locomotives: 
Views:  171   Comments: 0
NP Cabin
Title:  NP Cabin
Description:  Is this really an ex-NP caboose?
Photo Date:  5/25/2008  Upload Date: 3/4/2010 5:50:08 PM
Location:  Scenic, WA
Author:  Richard Olson
Categories: 
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Views:  147   Comments: 0
Rude Awakening
Title:  Rude Awakening
Description:  After spending the night camped next to the West Portal and sleeping through the morning Empire Builder, I woke up finding this!
Photo Date:  5/26/2008  Upload Date: 3/4/2010 5:50:27 PM
Location:  Skykomish, WA
Author:  Richard Olson
Categories:  Tunnel,Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  157   Comments: 0
Bringing up ballast
Title:  Bringing up ballast
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/26/2008  Upload Date: 3/4/2010 5:50:39 PM
Location:  Skykomish, WA
Author:  Richard Olson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 7026(SD40-2) EMDX 9022(SD60)
Views:  283   Comments: 0
MOWtive Power
Title:  MOWtive Power
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/26/2008  Upload Date: 3/4/2010 5:50:58 PM
Location:  Scenic, WA
Author:  Richard Olson
Categories:  Track
Locomotives:  EMDX 9022(SD60) BNSF 7826(SD40-2)
Views:  242   Comments: 1
MiniMOW
Title:  MiniMOW
Description:  Brandt truck and GREX Slot Machine
Photo Date:  5/26/2008  Upload Date: 3/4/2010 5:51:11 PM
Location:  Scenic, WA
Author:  Richard Olson
Categories:  RollingStock
Locomotives: 
Views:  147   Comments: 0
Back to the ballast
Title:  Back to the ballast
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/26/2008  Upload Date: 3/4/2010 5:51:20 PM
Location:  Scenic, WA
Author:  Richard Olson
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  BNSF 7826(SD40-2) EMDX 9022(SD60)
Views:  227   Comments: 0
Money Creek
Title:  Money Creek
Description:  If only there was a train...gotta leave some shots for future trips
Photo Date:  5/26/2008  Upload Date: 3/4/2010 5:51:34 PM
Location:  Grotto, WA
Author:  Richard Olson
Categories:  Scenic,Bridge
Locomotives: 
Views:  105   Comments: 0
GN Bridge
Title:  GN Bridge
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/26/2008  Upload Date: 3/4/2010 5:51:52 PM
Location:  Index, WA
Author:  Richard Olson
Categories:  Bridge
Locomotives: 
Views:  84   Comments: 0
GN spanning Hwy 2
Title:  GN spanning Hwy 2
Description:  1960's bridge with unusual support structure
Photo Date:  5/26/2008  Upload Date: 3/4/2010 5:52:06 PM
Location:  Gold Bar, WA
Author:  Richard Olson
Categories:  Bridge
Locomotives: 
Views:  167   Comments: 1
Former Ontario Northland Ore cars
Title:  Former Ontario Northland Ore cars
Description:  Loaded at Brewster, WA with silica
Photo Date:  5/26/2008  Upload Date: 3/4/2010 6:36:30 PM
Location:  Wenatchee, WA
Author:  Richard Olson
Categories:  RollingStock
Locomotives: 
Views:  453   Comments: 0
BNSF 2347
Title:  BNSF 2347
Description:  Power for the Spud Local and yard duties
Photo Date:  5/26/2008  Upload Date: 3/4/2010 6:36:50 PM
Location:  Wenatchee, WA
Author:  Richard Olson
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  BNSF 2347(GP38-2)
Views:  145   Comments: 0
Parked for the day
Title:  Parked for the day
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/26/2008  Upload Date: 3/4/2010 6:37:13 PM
Location:  Wenatchee, WA
Author:  Richard Olson
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  BNSF 4030(C44-9W) BNSF 880(C40-8W) BNSF 4792(C44-9W) BNSF 2347(GP38-2)
Views:  416   Comments: 0
Appleyard
Title:  Appleyard
Description:  4-5 WB trains waiting for the MOW window to clear
Photo Date:  5/26/2008  Upload Date: 3/4/2010 6:37:38 PM
Location:  Wenatchee, WA
Author:  Richard Olson
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives: 
Views:  266   Comments: 0
Waiting westbounds
Title:  Waiting westbounds
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/26/2008  Upload Date: 3/4/2010 6:37:52 PM
Location:  Wenatchee, WA
Author:  Richard Olson
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  BNSF 7601(ES44DC) BNSF 8100(SD60M) BNSF 4564(C44-9W) BNSF 4440(C44-9W)
Views:  378   Comments: 0
BNSF 8132
Title:  BNSF 8132
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/26/2008  Upload Date: 3/4/2010 6:38:03 PM
Location:  Wenatchee, WA
Author:  Richard Olson
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  BNSF 8132(SD60M)
Views:  176   Comments: 0
Pair of Triclops
Title:  Pair of Triclops
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/26/2008  Upload Date: 3/4/2010 6:38:16 PM
Location:  Wenatchee, WA
Author:  Richard Olson
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  BNSF 8100(SD60M) BNSF 8132(SD60M)
Views:  296   Comments: 0
BNSF 8100
Title:  BNSF 8100
Description:  Really clean unit
Photo Date:  5/26/2008  Upload Date: 3/4/2010 6:38:28 PM
Location:  Wenatchee, WA
Author:  Richard Olson
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  BNSF 8100(SD60M)
Views:  371   Comments: 0
BNSF 7601
Title:  BNSF 7601
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/26/2008  Upload Date: 3/4/2010 6:38:42 PM
Location:  Wenatchee, WA
Author:  Richard Olson
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  BNSF 7601(ES44DC)
Views:  144   Comments: 0


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