Welcome to the Skykomish Historical Society's Online Railfan guide to the Stevens Pass area.
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                 Station (Location) Highway MP Railroad MP  GPS COORDINATES COMMENTS
  Monroe 15.3 1768.6  47.859273, -121.970322   
  Sultan   22.5 1761.8  47.861835, -121.815044  BNSF crosses river at MP 1761.6
  Startup 26.0 1758.0  47.867241, -121.739191  BNSF crosses creek at MP 1757.2
  Gold Bar   28.0 1755.7  47.85527, -121.698292  BNSF siding located here
 Sunset Falls Bridge  35.4 17xx.x  47.805079, -121.547043  Follow Mt Index River Road to bridge
  Index  35.6 1746.4  47.820101, -121.556087  One mile North of intersection
  Baring    41.2 1739.5  47.773006, -121.485969 Two mile siding located here
  Grotto  45.0 1736.0  47.735837, -121.425399   
  Money Creek Bridge 46.0 1735.0  47.729394, -121.412069  Twin truss bridge
  Skykomish   48.8 1732.3  47.709276, -121.360613  Begin 2.2% grade to Cascasde Tunnel
  Foss River Bridge 50.5 1728.2  47.687469, -121.297774 2.3 miles South of intersection
  Deception Falls Bridge 57.0 1721.8  47.715289, -121.190904  Take FSR 6088, left turn after crossing under bridge
  Scenic 58.8 1709.5  47.710859, -121.152114  BNSF siding here. Tunnel 1/8 mile East
  Cascade Tunnel West Portal 58.8 1708.0  47.715306, -121.145229  Left turn prior to bridge over RR
  Pioneer Tunnel  58.8 1708.0  47.715198, -121.14511  Right side of tunnel face
  Cascade Tunnel East Portal 70.8 1700.3  47.770120, -120.998920  Turn left after divided highway ends. BE CAREFUL
  Berne  71.7 1698.5  47.769213, -120.984321  Drive under overpass. Access road on the right
  Gaynor Trestle  75.7 1696.5  47.778673, -120.922796 Access road on the right.  4WD recommended
  Nason Creek Bridge    78.3 1694.1  47.788924, -120.860649  Turn right at White Pine Road
  Merritt     79.5 1692.4  47.782011, -120.837733 BNSF siding and Y are here.
  Winton Tunnel  87.0 1684.9  47.724727, -120.736586  Follow dirt road 1/8 mile to West portal of tunnel
  Penstock Bridge  96.0 NA  47.587953, -120.70911  Site of the former GN power plant
  Leavenworth    99.0 1672.2  47.595368, -120.663024  Tourist Mecca
  Peshastin    104.5 1669.2  47.571341, -120.602642   Turn left and follow access road Northwest to tracks
  Dryden  105.7 1666.1  47.539801, -120.561315  Wenatchee River bridge opportunities
  Cashmere     111.0 1661.2  47.520976, -120.469986  BNSF siding here as well as ex-GN depot
  Wenatchee  122.1 1650.2  47.420885, -120.305711  Apple Yard located here
                       

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           last revised  06/30/17 12:29