Jul 10, 2005
Kind of a surreal looking pic, almost like the steam from the loco is forming the clouds overhead!
We were all standing out of the rain under a freeway overpass that crossed over the tracks at that point.
A heavy rain had just passed, when I grabbed this photo. Good grief. Forty plus years ago. Port of Tacoma GE 110 tonner #705 was busy moving cars around the facility:
Nice catch, Ken! They have some way better locos nowadays!
A few decades back, Tacoma Municipal Belt Line Railway ALCo S4 #921 sits in their yard, during a brief break in a rainy day:
On yet another day, SW1200 #1200 pulls a long cut of chemical tank cars in a downpour:
Does being in a train in the rain count?
New Years Day 2022 in the rain at Wernersville, PA, at the old 1926 Reading station. NS 21M has the New York Central heritage unit tucked back in its consist.
Some reefers and racks in the rain - Kennesaw GA - Feb 2022
On a very wet Saturday 3/12/22 in Durham NC
Conrail flatcar, pretty good shape too!
And we are getting rain! Lots of it, which is nice at the moment, and provides for interesting train sounds. Here's an eastbound coal drag with a CN unit in the set dragging at a slow crawl out of the yard,
Spring has finally come to NoDak. CP 445 westbound, east Foxholm, ND.
Amtrak 7, approaching the old yard in Minot, east of town:
CP train 315 west accelerates out of Minot and under Broadway bridge in a downpour:
Alcos also look good in the rain:
A lot of people didn't give a second thought about the rain. Me included, even if I had to juggle an umbrella and a tablet... I was half soggy but really, really happy...
Exporail Diesel Weekend 2015, diesel parade.
Bremen GA 07-01-2022
Westbound grain loads get underway out of the old GN yard in Minot, ND.