Saturday, July 24, 2021

"Thunderstruck at Bluestem"

Guest post by Frederick Manfred Simon.

June 8, 2018

Arriving just in time to pixilate this electrifying capture, an eastbound BNSF stack sees green at the east end of double track on the Columbia River Sub. Already, the hiss of releasing brakes slithers through the blackness as Zeus hurls a brace of negatively-charged cloud-to-ground lighting bolts that crack the scene like a broken mirror. Undisturbed, the hogger gets his mile-long snake of stacks slipping away towards Spokane. 

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