Tag Archives: transportation

RedJet

The fastest way to cross the Solent between Cowes and Southampton is the Red Jet.  These catamarans have replaced the hydrofoil service that was the quickest way over when I lived in Cowes.  The hydrofoils were interesting to ride on, … Continue reading

Posted in photo, Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Sounder Locos

Scanning back through some images looking for something else, I came across these shots of some Sounder commuter rail locomotives.  I shot these as part of a shoot that had a previous post.  I hadn’t focused on the locos so … Continue reading

Posted in Pacific Northwest, photo | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Amtrak Approaches Tacoma

I had a period a while back when I ended up getting a few train pictures.  Some of these were intended for work proposals while others were experiments for locations that might be useful in the future.  This spot is … Continue reading

Posted in Pacific Northwest, photo | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Monorail

Work has taken me in to Seattle to see the team that runs the monorail.  We shall be doing some work for them on the vehicles but, on this visit, I was just having a meeting.  As I headed back … Continue reading

Posted in Pacific Northwest, photo | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Ferry in to Coupeville

Washington State Ferries cover a wide range of routes.  Some of them are major commuter journeys and the boats are sized to handle lots of cars and passengers.  Others are far more specialized runs that have lower frequencies and capacity.  … Continue reading

Posted in Pacific Northwest, photo | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Sounder’s New Cab Cars

New locomotives are not the only new vehicles to have shown up in Seattle.  Sound Transit runs the Sounder commuter rail service in the area and they have been taking delivery of new cab cars.  These are built by Bombardier, … Continue reading

Posted in Pacific Northwest, photo | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Some Modern Supercars

When a museum has a wide variety of vehicles to look at, it seems a bit cheesy to spend too much time looking at the modern supercars.  It feels a bit like being a kid with a picture of a … Continue reading

Posted in Pacific Northwest, photo | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

New WSDOT Locomotives

In the days running up to the introduction to service of the new WSDOT Siemens Charger locomotives, they were stored in the yard in Seattle awaiting the clearance to run.  I was down there for another project and all of … Continue reading

Posted in Pacific Northwest, photo | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

America’s Car Museum

The onset of shorter days and less reliable weather (or at least weather that can be relied on to be crummy) means day trips to indoor places.  Nancy thought a trip to Tacoma to look at the LeMay collection in … Continue reading

Posted in Pacific Northwest, photo | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Some Small Pleasure Craft

Two small boats came through the locks while we were there.  One was just over 50m in length while the other was much smaller and just under 50m in length.  Both of these boats looked like they might be quite … Continue reading

Posted in Pacific Northwest | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment