Amtrak on Monday resumed its Cascades service between Portland, Oregon and Vancouver, British Columbia, including a stop in Edmonds. It marks the first time direct service will operate between Portland and stations north of Seattle since 2020. Serving 12 stations along the I-5 corridor in Western Washington, customers traveling north can depart Portland at 3:05 p.m….
Three bridges south, three tracks east: A look at regional rail history
This is not my usual photo essay about a particular journey. Rather, it’s a compendium from traveling down memory lane, or I should say down memory tracks, as it’s based on the several years I was a volunteer National Parks docent in that agency’s Rails and Trails Program. Our local unit was sponsored by the…