I love the area around Snoqualmie and North Bend. There is plenty to do over the course of a weekend. You can check out Snoqualmie Falls, Downtown North Bend, hike on Mount Si and visit the NW Railway Museum. If, like me, as a kid you were always fascinated with trains this is a great opportunity to take a 70-minute journey on a real old-time locomotive and experience what it was like when the Gre
Over the weekend I stopped by an estate sale on Snowmountain Road and saw the coolest thing in the basement: a miniature railroad patterned after the Moxee Toppenish and Western.
As you can see from the photos below, the former owner must have had well over 100 different cars, railroad crossings, stations, hundreds of feet of track, bridges, a representation of Toppenish from more than a century a
The House Ag Committee Conservation and Forestry Subcommittee held a public hearing Tuesday to review the definition of the proposed Waters of the U.S. rule and its impact on rural America. Subcommittee members asserted the EPA has acted on its own - without input from states and stakeholders - to broaden the scope of the Clean Water Act - threatening the livelihood of farmers and ranchers and rur
SEATTLE (AP) -- Heavy weekend rain has caused mudslides around western Washington, including a handful that have stopped passenger train service between Seattle and the city of Everett, about 25 miles north.
Sound Transit is providing bus service for commuters who usually take the Sounder train to work...
U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell questioned a top rail industry executive whether railroads are investing enough in infrastructure as increasing delays in freight rail traffic have impacted shipments of goods nationwide, and recently forced a Washington state agriculture shipper to suspend service and cut jobs