Thursday, August 31, 2017

Waterville Railway Special

Courtesy of Darrin Nelson and his fine blog. See it here.

CM Lockwood photo.

No listed date.

Caption on photo reads "Waterville Special picking up Sunday School Picnickers."

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

1956 Mosey Local At Othello

Drew Miller photo. Courtesy of Allen Miller.

Speculation about this being the Mosey Local was based on the number of tank cars in the train, likely having carried jet fuel to Larson Air Force Base.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

1980 CW Local Near Hartline

Courtesy of Brian Elchlepp.

October 1980

Just departing Hartline headed west. The grain silos of Cement are visible in the distance. Note the telegraph line is standing at this time.

Thursday, August 10, 2017

1944 Hanford B Reactor Construction Photo

Courtesy of the Hanford History Project.

Photo from the Department of Energy's Hanford Collection.

Note more GN boxcars in cement service.

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

1944 B-Reactor Construction

Courtesy of Vintage Tri-Cities.

The GN boxcars in the center of the photo seem to be in bulk cement loading service, from the amount of white dust seen near the doors.

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

1944 Hanford Steam Engines

Courtesy of Vintage Tri-Cities.

According to the roster provided by John Taubeneck, and posted on this site here, the two locomotives on the right are former Western Maryland engines. Not much is known about the one on the left.