John Sinclair's Spokane modules


Canyon Creek

Canyon Creek

Three trains converge at Canyon Creek. An RS-1 has just passed through the trussed bridge as it heads toward Spokane with a load of coal from the mines in Burke. In the background a GP 9 hauls grain and other raw material on its way toward Spokane Yard. In the foreground a Mikado carrying a consist of billboard refers lumbers across the creek at Tri-Trestle overlook.


Spencer Overpass

Traffic on Spencer Overpass highlights the busy activity of the switching yard at Spokane where the Canyon Creek Branch Line interfaces with the main yard.

Spencer Overpass

Coaling Tower

Coaling tower

The coaling & water towers near the Engine House form the hub of the Spokane switching yard. A lone billboard refer awaits unloading at LeMon's Fruit Warehouse.


The Rowhouses

An RS-1 (UP #1189) pushes three coal cars up the grade behind the homes on "Rowhouse LaRue" to their final destination at O. L. King & Sons Coal.

Rowhouses

Spotting Coal

Spotting Coal

Traffic waits impatiently for the passing of the weekly coal delivery to King & Sons Coal. One disgruntled vehicle decides to use the time for a quick fill up at the local Mobil Gas Station.


 

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