Washington Northern
HO scale model railroad
Visitor Number: Counters


serving the northwest


reliable service for 100 years


iconic tower's final days

welcome to the washington northern!
featuring the port andrews tideflats district

current projects
Check out the latest projects on the workbench, and under or on the layout.
weathering gallery
A gallery of freight car and locomotive weathering including the techniques used to achieve the results.
historical archives
Visit the Washington Northern historical archives. The history of the WN recorded through promotional items, forms, records and photos.

tideflats division report

Dash 8-40BW #307 upgrade
Tsunami sound installed!
Loco Roster
WN Bulletin
Journal of the Washington Northern.
The story of grandpa Sam's
The house that moved 2,700 miles.
History of the WN
A look back at a previous version.

current cool stuff

Trackside Model Railroading
Washington Northern featured in March 2015 Issue

The Washington Northern was photographed
by the talented crew from
Trackside Model Railroads.
Check out the results. The
WN has never looked better!

Train Masters TV
New video library for modelers!

Fantastic new site brought to you by the
publishers of Model Railroad Hobbyist
magazine. Lots of high quality video
programs on all things railroading
and model trains. Check it out!

upcoming events

Fleet Weathering Clinic PDF
Portland Daylight Express

PDF copy of my Fleet Weathering Clinic given at the 2015 NMRA National Convention in Portland Oregon. Materials List for the clinic.

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