Monday, October 19, 2009

Steam Engine & Vintage Train Cars Arrive In Spokane

For you train enthusiasts out there, this doesn't give you much time to get down here, but a restored steam locomotive and train of vintage rail cars just arrived in Spokane at the Intermodal Center on west First Avenue (the same building that SRTC calls home).

These pictures were taken from our deck on the third floor as the train came to a stop below us.
It felt kind of like we were having a weak earthquake because the whole building moved as the train came through.
I'm not sure if that was due to the steam locomotive but I can tell you that most of the trains that come through here don't shake the whole building! Here's more info from the Spokesman-Review.

1 comment:

sewa mobil said...

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About SRTC

SRTC is the federally designated Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for Spokane County. Urbanized areas with populations exceeding 50,000 people are required to have an MPO. SRTC was formed to address the county's transportation planning needs. It provides coordination in planning between the public, cities, small towns, the county, the state, transit providers, and tribes.

SRTC offers services including transportation monitoring, transportation modeling, census information analysis, travel demand forecasting, historical traffic count analysis, geographic information systems, and trip generation rates.