Welcome

Welcome to the newly relaunched Pacific North West Railfanning (PNWR) website. Here one will find all sorts of websites, blogs, and travelogs documenting the railroads of the Pacific North West of the United States. Enjoy your visit!

What's New

31 August 2015 - The MRL Motive Power website has been updated.

25 August 2015 - The Burlington Northern Tribute website has been updated.

24 August 2015 - The MRL Motive Power website has been updated.

18 August 2015 - The Burlington Northern Tribute website has been updated.

17 August 2015 - The MRL Motive Power website has been updated.

12 August 2015 - The Crispy critter and the colorful containers entry has been posted.

11 August 2015 - The Burlington Northern Tribute website has been updated.

10 August 2015 - The Centralia South 8-1-15 entry has been posted.

10 August 2015 - The MRL Motive Power website has been updated.

04 August 2015 - The Burlington Northern Tribute website has been updated.

03 August 2015 - The MRL Motive Power website has been updated.

28 July 2015 - The Burlington Northern Tribute website has been updated.

27 July 2015 - The MRL Motive Power website has been updated.

21 July 2015 - The Burlington Northern Tribute website has been updated.

20 July 2015 - The MRL Motive Power website has been updated.

14 July 2015 - The Burlington Northern Tribute website has been updated.

13 July 2015 - The MRL Motive Power website has been updated.

07 July 2015 - The Burlington Northern Tribute website has been updated.

06 July 2015 - The MRL Motive Power website has been updated.

30 June 2015 - The Burlington Northern Tribute website has been updated.

29 June 2015 - The MRL Motive Power website has been updated.

23 June 2015 - The Burlington Northern Tribute website has been updated.

22 June 2015 - The MRL Motive Power website has been updated.

16 June 2015 - The Burlington Northern Tribute website has been updated.

15 June 2015 - The MRL Motive Power website has been updated.

09 June 2015 - The Burlington Northern Tribute website has been updated.

08 June 2015 - The MRL Motive Power website has been updated.

02 June 2015 - The Burlington Northern Tribute website has been updated.

01 June 2015 - The MRL Motive Power website has been updated.

26 May 2015 - The Burlington Northern Tribute website has been updated.

25 May 2015 - The MRL Motive Power website has been updated.

19 May 2015 - The Burlington Northern Tribute website has been updated.

18 May 2015 - The MRL Motive Power website has been updated.

12 May 2015 - The Burlington Northern Tribute website has been updated.

11 May 2015 - The MRL Motive Power website has been updated.

04 August 2015 - The Burlington Northern Tribute website has been updated.

03 August 2015 - The MRL Motive Power website has been updated.

04 May 2015 - The MRL Motive Power website has been updated.

27 April 2015 - The MRL Motive Power website has been updated.

20 April 2015 - The MRL Motive Power website has been updated.

13 April 2015 - The MRL Motive Power website has been updated.

06 April 2015 - The MRL Motive Power website has been updated.

05 April 2015 - The BNSF at Oden, ID 3-8-15 entry has been posted.

31 March 2015 - The Burlington Northern Tribute website has been updated.

30 March 2015 - The A smoker, CITIRail and a BN entry has been posted.

30 March 2015 - The MRL Motive Power website has been updated.

24 March 2015 - The Burlington Northern Tribute website has been updated.

23 March 2015 - The MRL Motive Power website has been updated.

17 March 2015 - The Burlington Northern Tribute website has been updated.

16 March 2015 - The MRL Motive Power website has been updated.

10 March 2015 - The Burlington Northern Tribute website has been updated.

09 March 2015 - The MRL Motive Power website has been updated.

03 March 2015 - The Burlington Northern Tribute website has been updated.

02 March 2015 - The MRL Motive Power website has been updated.

02 March 2015 - The Remembering the BN Merger March 2, 1970 entry has been posted.

24 February 2015 - The Burlington Northern Tribute website has been updated.

23 February 2015 - The MRL Motive Power website has been updated.

17 February 2015 - The Burlington Northern Tribute website has been updated.

16 February 2015 - The MRL Motive Power website has been updated.

10 February 2015 - The Burlington Northern Tribute website has been updated.

09 February 2015 - The MRL Motive Power website has been updated.

03 February 2015 - The Burlington Northern Tribute website has been updated.

02 February 2015 - The MRL Motive Power website has been updated.

27 January 2015 - The Burlington Northern Tribute website has been updated.

26 January 2015 - The MRL Motive Power website has been updated.

20 January 2015 - The Burlington Northern Tribute website has been updated.

19 January 2015 - The MRL Motive Power website has been updated.

13 January 2015 - The Burlington Northern Tribute website has been updated.

12 January 2015 - The MRL Motive Power website has been updated.

06 January 2015 - The Burlington Northern Tribute website has been updated.

05 January 2015 - The MRL Motive Power website has been updated.

04 January 2015 - The First Stampede Sub trip of 2015 entry has been posted.

30 December 2014 - The Burlington Northern Tribute website has been updated.

29 December 2014 - The MRL Motive Power website has been updated.

23 December 2014 - The Burlington Northern Tribute website has been updated.

22 December 2014 - The MRL Motive Power website has been updated.

20 December 2014 - The Toppenish Toy Train Christmas entry has been posted.

18 December 2014 - The Toppenish Toy Train Christmas 12-7-14 (Yakima) entry has been posted.

16 December 2014 - The Burlington Northern Tribute website has been updated.

15 December 2014 - The MRL Motive Power website has been updated.

09 December 2014 - The Burlington Northern Tribute website has been updated.

08 December 2014 - The MRL Motive Power website has been updated.

02 December 2014 - The Burlington Northern Tribute website has been updated.

01 December 2014 - The MRL Motive Power website has been updated.

Older "What's New" posts have been placed in the PNWR Archive.

USA Railfanning

Arizona - Coconino is the name of the largest county in Arizona. With its 18,661 square miles it is larger than each of the nine smallest states. Coconino County contains the Grand Canyon National Park and the county seat is located at Flagstaff, AZ. The name Coconino comes from Havasupi word for "little water"...more...

Nevada - Earlier this year I was looking over some maps to see what western states I had not photographed any trains. I could see only one, Nevada. I had been to all the other western states and photographed trains there but Nevada was the one state...more...

Oregon - When I think of railroading in Oregon images of SP trains going through the Siskiyous from Eugene to Black Butte is the first thing to pop into my mind. I was lucky enough to railfan the northern part of the Siskiyous when it was still the Southern Pacific in 1991...more...

Washington - Washington state is situated in the Northwest corner of the country. It is bordered by Oregon to the south, British Columbia, Canada to the north and Idaho to the east. The west coast of Washington is ...more...

Other USA Railfanning websites:

Special Tributes

BN Tribute - The Burlington Northern always had a large following. It was a large railroad! Living near Seattle, WA I was lucky enough to see it's early beginnings on March 3, 1970...more...

MRL Motive Power - PNWR is pleased to present a brand new site dedicated to the current motive roster of the Montana Rail Link...more...

Other Special Tributes websites:

Blogs

Here in the PNWR Blogs Section you'll be able to read and enjoy all of the brilliant prose and phenomenal photography of Brian Ambrose as he documents his journeys among several of the most prominent rail areas of the Pacific North West.

    BN Premerger Survivors Blog

    Lakeside Sub Blog

    MRL Blog

    NP Perspectives

    Same Places Change Blog

    Scenic Sub Blog

    Seattle Sub Blog

    Stampede Sub Blog

    Yakima Valley Sub Blog

Quick Check PNWR Blog website:

Railfanning BNSF's Northern Lines

This is one of PNWR's on-going web projects. Although only the Scenic Sub and Scenic Subs are currently finished, the site will go on to encompass all of the Pacific North West including Washington, Idaho, Montana, Minnesota, and North Dakota.

Current finished websites: