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By:Jay Epstein
Dates:8/3/2009 - 8/16/2009
Album Info:Pictures from a 2009 family trip to the Pacific Northwest and Canada. We rode the Empire Builder (with a stop at the Isaak Walton Inn) out to Seattle and the Canadian from Vancouver (with a stop in Jasper and Lake Louise).
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Interior of Chicago Union Station.
Title:  Interior of Chicago Union Station.
Description:  We would board the Empire Builder for Essex, MT here.
Photo Date:  8/3/2009  Upload Date: 2/20/2014 12:09:37 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Station
Locomotives: 
Views:  85   Comments: 0
A couple METRA F40's seen from the Empire Builder.
Title:  A couple METRA F40's seen from the Empire Builder.
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/3/2009  Upload Date: 2/20/2014 12:09:38 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  METX 124(F40PH-3) METX 105(F40PH-3)
Views:  226   Comments: 2
Some nice private cars inside the Milwaukee train station.
Title:  Some nice private cars inside the Milwaukee train station.
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/3/2009  Upload Date: 2/20/2014 12:09:38 PM
Location:  Milwaukee, WI
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Station,Passenger
Locomotives: 
Views:  40   Comments: 0
Busy scene as the Builder makes its stop in Milwaukee.
Title:  Busy scene as the Builder makes its stop in Milwaukee.
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/3/2009  Upload Date: 2/20/2014 12:09:38 PM
Location:  Milwaukee, WI
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Station,Passenger
Locomotives: 
Views:  38   Comments: 0
The next day, somewhere in North Dakota.
Title:  The next day, somewhere in North Dakota.
Description:  I really have no idea where this is, so I've just put the location as Minot.
Photo Date:  8/4/2009  Upload Date: 2/20/2014 12:09:38 PM
Location:  Minot, ND
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BNSF 2756(GP39E) BNSF 2755(GP39E) BNSF 2984(GP39V) BNSF 2328(GP38-2)
Views:  235   Comments: 0
A couple Geeps working the Minot yard.
Title:  A couple Geeps working the Minot yard.
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/4/2009  Upload Date: 2/20/2014 12:09:38 PM
Location:  Minot, ND
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  BNSF 2188(GP38) BNSF 1534(GP28M)
Views:  152   Comments: 0
Fueling and loading baggage at Minot.
Title:  Fueling and loading baggage at Minot.
Description:  Note the train already has clear signal.
Photo Date:  8/4/2009  Upload Date: 2/20/2014 12:09:38 PM
Location:  Minot, ND
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Station,Passenger
Locomotives: 
Views:  49   Comments: 0
Passengers stretch their legs while the Builder makes its Minot stop.
Title:  Passengers stretch their legs while the Builder makes its Minot stop.
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/4/2009  Upload Date: 2/20/2014 12:09:39 PM
Location:  Minot, ND
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Station,Passenger
Locomotives: 
Views:  42   Comments: 0
Interesting grain silo switcher.
Title:  Interesting grain silo switcher.
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/4/2009  Upload Date: 2/20/2014 12:09:39 PM
Location:  Minot, ND
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  ILSX 1362(GP5)
Views:  188   Comments: 0
Some engines in Havre.
Title:  Some engines in Havre.
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/4/2009  Upload Date: 2/20/2014 12:09:39 PM
Location:  Havre, MT
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  BNSF 2881(GP39M) BNSF 2078(GP38-2)
Views:  162   Comments: 2
Big GE's waiting their call to service at Havre.
Title:  Big GE's waiting their call to service at Havre.
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/4/2009  Upload Date: 2/20/2014 12:09:39 PM
Location:  Havre, MT
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  BNSF 7586(ES44DC)
Views:  105   Comments: 0
Fake-Bonnet on the fuel racks at Havre.
Title:  Fake-Bonnet on the fuel racks at Havre.
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/4/2009  Upload Date: 2/20/2014 12:09:40 PM
Location:  Havre, MT
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  BNSF 718(C44-9W)
Views:  116   Comments: 0
A bunch of BNSF engines on the fuel racks at Havre.
Title:  A bunch of BNSF engines on the fuel racks at Havre.
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/4/2009  Upload Date: 2/20/2014 12:09:40 PM
Location:  Havre, MT
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  BNSF 4973(C44-9W) BNSF 4329(C44-9W)
Views:  168   Comments: 0
Massive GN Northern #2584 on display at Havre.
Title:  Massive GN Northern #2584 on display at Havre.
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/4/2009  Upload Date: 2/20/2014 12:09:40 PM
Location:  Havre, MT
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories: 
Locomotives:  GN 2584(4-8-4)
Views:  111   Comments: 0
View from the rear Superliner while pulling out of Havre.
Title:  View from the rear Superliner while pulling out of Havre.
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/4/2009  Upload Date: 2/20/2014 12:09:40 PM
Location:  Havre, MT
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Yard,Signal,Track
Locomotives: 
Views:  47   Comments: 0
West end of the Havre yard.
Title:  West end of the Havre yard.
Description:  Seen from the rear Superliner of the Builder.
Photo Date:  8/4/2009  Upload Date: 2/20/2014 12:09:41 PM
Location:  Havre, MT
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  RollingStock,Yard,Track
Locomotives: 
Views:  69   Comments: 0
Two Dash Nines sitting on a tie train in Essex.
Title:  Two Dash Nines sitting on a tie train in Essex.
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/5/2009  Upload Date: 2/20/2014 12:09:41 PM
Location:  Essex, MT
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  BNSF 5353(C44-9W) BNSF 4768(C44-9W)
Views:  116   Comments: 2
Wider view of the tie train sitting in Essex.
Title:  Wider view of the tie train sitting in Essex.
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/5/2009  Upload Date: 2/20/2014 12:09:42 PM
Location:  Essex, MT
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  BNSF 5353(C44-9W) BNSF 4768(C44-9W)
Views:  102   Comments: 2
Tie train pulling out of the Essex yard to do some work.
Title:  Tie train pulling out of the Essex yard to do some work.
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/5/2009  Upload Date: 2/20/2014 12:09:42 PM
Location:  Essex, MT
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 5353(C44-9W)
Views:  78   Comments: 2
Eastbound Empire Builder approaching the Essex flag stop.
Title:  Eastbound Empire Builder approaching the Essex flag stop.
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/5/2009  Upload Date: 2/20/2014 12:09:42 PM
Location:  Essex, MT
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Scenic,Yard,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  AMTK 50(P42DC)
Views:  200   Comments: 2
End of the tie laying train with a nice BN caboose.
Title:  End of the tie laying train with a nice BN caboose.
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/5/2009  Upload Date: 2/20/2014 12:10:18 PM
Location:  Essex, MT
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  RollingStock
Locomotives: 
Views:  86   Comments: 0
Very nice green BN caboose on the end of a tie laying train.
Title:  Very nice green BN caboose on the end of a tie laying train.
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/5/2009  Upload Date: 2/20/2014 12:10:18 PM
Location:  Essex, MT
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Scenic,RollingStock
Locomotives: 
Views:  66   Comments: 0
An ES44DC and a Dash-9 on a grain train.
Title:  An ES44DC and a Dash-9 on a grain train.
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/5/2009  Upload Date: 2/20/2014 12:10:18 PM
Location:  Essex, MT
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 7286(ES44DC) BNSF 1094(C44-9W)
Views:  122   Comments: 2
An empty coal train led by a Gresley SD70MAC approaches Essex.
Title:  An empty coal train led by a Gresley SD70MAC approaches Essex.
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/5/2009  Upload Date: 2/20/2014 12:10:18 PM
Location:  Essex, MT
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 9534(SD70MAC) BNSF 6108(ES44AC)
Views:  87   Comments: 0
4 engines lead an empty coal train through Essex and back towards the Powder River.
Title:  4 engines lead an empty coal train through Essex and back towards the Powder River.
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/5/2009  Upload Date: 2/20/2014 12:10:18 PM
Location:  Essex, MT
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 9534(SD70MAC) BNSF 6108(ES44AC)
Views:  117   Comments: 2
Roster shot of BNSF 9534.
Title:  Roster shot of BNSF 9534.
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/5/2009  Upload Date: 2/20/2014 12:10:19 PM
Location:  Essex, MT
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 9534(SD70MAC)
Views:  99   Comments: 0
A grain train with some NS power passes the empty coal drag.
Title:  A grain train with some NS power passes the empty coal drag.
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/5/2009  Upload Date: 2/20/2014 12:10:19 PM
Location:  Essex, MT
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 7658(ES44DC) NS 9306(C40-9W)
Views:  123   Comments: 2
An eastbound manifest comes to a stop at Essex with a Warbonnet fourth out.
Title:  An eastbound manifest comes to a stop at Essex with a Warbonnet fourth out.
Description:  This train parked right behind the empty coal train who was holding at the end of double track at East Java.
Photo Date:  8/5/2009  Upload Date: 2/20/2014 12:10:19 PM
Location:  Essex, MT
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 7420(ES44DC)
Views:  78   Comments: 2
Yet another grain train passes the stopped coal drag.
Title:  Yet another grain train passes the stopped coal drag.
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/5/2009  Upload Date: 2/20/2014 12:10:19 PM
Location:  Essex, MT
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 7290(ES44DC) BNSF 5383(C44-9W)
Views:  127   Comments: 2
The DPU's of the grain train pass the head end of the manifest.
Title:  The DPU's of the grain train pass the head end of the manifest.
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/5/2009  Upload Date: 2/20/2014 12:10:19 PM
Location:  Essex, MT
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 7420(ES44DC) BNSF 7673(ES44DC)
Views:  129   Comments: 2
The parade of westbounds conttinues with a hopper train.
Title:  The parade of westbounds conttinues with a hopper train.
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/5/2009  Upload Date: 2/20/2014 12:10:19 PM
Location:  Essex, MT
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 4692(C44-9W)
Views:  74   Comments: 2
The hopper train passes the stopped manifest, who is second in line behind the empty coal train.
Title:  The hopper train passes the stopped manifest, who is second in line behind the empty coal train.
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/5/2009  Upload Date: 2/20/2014 12:10:19 PM
Location:  Essex, MT
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 7420(ES44DC)
Views:  59   Comments: 2
Heritage One meets Swoosh.
Title:  Heritage One meets Swoosh.
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/5/2009  Upload Date: 2/20/2014 12:10:20 PM
Location:  Essex, MT
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 7420(ES44DC) BNSF 1015(C44-9W)
Views:  158   Comments: 2
The third covered hopper train in a row passes the empty coal train in the hole.
Title:  The third covered hopper train in a row passes the empty coal train in the hole.
Description:  Note the Warbonnet second out.
Photo Date:  8/5/2009  Upload Date: 2/20/2014 12:10:20 PM
Location:  Essex, MT
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 5010(C44-9W) BNSF 629(C44-9W)
Views:  116   Comments: 0
Heritage II meets Swoosh.
Title:  Heritage II meets Swoosh.
Description:  The manifest behind the swoosh scheme ES44DC was just starting to move.
Photo Date:  8/5/2009  Upload Date: 2/20/2014 12:10:20 PM
Location:  Essex, MT
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 5010(C44-9W) BNSF 7420(ES44DC)
Views:  109   Comments: 0
Eastbound manifest getting underway at Essex.
Title:  Eastbound manifest getting underway at Essex.
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/5/2009  Upload Date: 2/20/2014 12:10:20 PM
Location:  Essex, MT
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 7420(ES44DC)
Views:  77   Comments: 0
Closer shot of the Warbonnet on the EB manifest.
Title:  Closer shot of the Warbonnet on the EB manifest.
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/5/2009  Upload Date: 2/20/2014 12:10:20 PM
Location:  Essex, MT
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 654(C44-9W)
Views:  103   Comments: 0
Helpers assist the EB manifest up Marias pass.
Title:  Helpers assist the EB manifest up Marias pass.
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/5/2009  Upload Date: 2/20/2014 12:10:21 PM
Location:  Essex, MT
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 7637(ES44DC)
Views:  93   Comments: 0
An eastbound grain train approaches the footbridge in Essex.
Title:  An eastbound grain train approaches the footbridge in Essex.
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/5/2009  Upload Date: 2/20/2014 12:10:21 PM
Location:  Essex, MT
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 7339(ES44DC)
Views:  68   Comments: 2
An eastbound grain train makes its way through the splendor of Essex.
Title:  An eastbound grain train makes its way through the splendor of Essex.
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/5/2009  Upload Date: 2/20/2014 12:10:21 PM
Location:  Essex, MT
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 7339(ES44DC)
Views:  80   Comments: 4
Night shot of power off a work train moving around Essex yard.
Title:  Night shot of power off a work train moving around Essex yard.
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/5/2009  Upload Date: 2/20/2014 12:10:45 PM
Location:  Essex, MT
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Night,Yard,Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  47   Comments: 0
Two Dash-9's head a train downhill through Essex.
Title:  Two Dash-9's head a train downhill through Essex.
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/6/2009  Upload Date: 2/20/2014 12:10:45 PM
Location:  Essex, MT
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 4131(C44-9W) BNSF 4539(C44-9W)
Views:  124   Comments: 2
A Heritage II Dash-9 and a fake-bonnet Dash-9 on a grain train.
Title:  A Heritage II Dash-9 and a fake-bonnet Dash-9 on a grain train.
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/6/2009  Upload Date: 2/20/2014 12:10:45 PM
Location:  Essex, MT
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 4496(C44-9W) BNSF 705(C44-9W)
Views:  111   Comments: 0
Our train to Seattle pulling into Essex.
Title:  Our train to Seattle pulling into Essex.
Description:  I reallly could have spent the whole trip at the Izaak Walton Inn watching trains. I hope to make it back there one day.
Photo Date:  8/6/2009  Upload Date: 2/20/2014 12:10:45 PM
Location:  Essex, MT
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  AMTK 152(P42DC)
Views:  52   Comments: 0
Cascade Green Geeps lined up in Interbay Yard.
Title:  Cascade Green Geeps lined up in Interbay Yard.
Description:  Seen from the Empire Builder.
Photo Date:  8/7/2009  Upload Date: 2/20/2014 12:10:46 PM
Location:  Seattle, WA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  BNSF 2813(GP39M)
Views:  79   Comments: 0
More Cascade Green in Interbay Yard.
Title:  More Cascade Green in Interbay Yard.
Description:  Seen from the Empire Builder.
Photo Date:  8/7/2009  Upload Date: 2/20/2014 12:10:46 PM
Location:  Seattle, WA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  BNSF 8107(SD60M) BNSF 8171(SD60M)
Views:  150   Comments: 0
Warbonnet SD75M BNSF 8247 in Interbay Yard.
Title:  Warbonnet SD75M BNSF 8247 in Interbay Yard.
Description:  Seen from the Empire Builder.
Photo Date:  8/7/2009  Upload Date: 2/20/2014 12:10:46 PM
Location:  Seattle, WA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  BNSF 8247(SD75M)
Views:  96   Comments: 0
Some BNSF business cars standing in Seattle King Street Station.
Title:  Some BNSF business cars standing in Seattle King Street Station.
Description:  Seen from the Empire Builder.
Photo Date:  8/7/2009  Upload Date: 2/20/2014 12:10:47 PM
Location:  Seattle, WA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  RollingStock,Station,Passenger
Locomotives: 
Views:  123   Comments: 0
Another shot of the BNSF business cars sitting at King Street Station.
Title:  Another shot of the BNSF business cars sitting at King Street Station.
Description:  Seen just after getting off the Empire Builder, which can barely be seen on the left.
Photo Date:  8/7/2009  Upload Date: 2/20/2014 12:10:47 PM
Location:  Seattle, WA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  RollingStock,Station,Passenger
Locomotives: 
Views:  47   Comments: 0
A Seattle Monorail passing through the Experience Music Project.
Title:  A Seattle Monorail passing through the Experience Music Project.
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/8/2009  Upload Date: 2/20/2014 12:10:47 PM
Location:  Seattle, WA
Author:  Jay Epstein
Categories:  Transit,Passenger
Locomotives: 
Views:  80   Comments: 0


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