The magnificent Southern Pacific "Daylight" #4449 is seen during the Blue Hour in the yard of the Oregon Rail Heritage Center in Portland.
McCloud Railway Prairie steam engine #25 pauses with a mixed train on the causeway at Smith Lake, between Garibaldi and Rockaway Beach, on a clear October night. Hot lights provided by Lerro Produ... (more)
"Magic": In some ways more than one there's something truly magical about a steam locomotive breaking the silence of a still and quiet morning. This case was no exception as R&N #425 eas... (more)
Semaphores on the Siskiyou Line face a sunset, both literally and figuratively.
Polson Logging Mikado steam locomotive #2 is crossing the wooden trestle over Stasek Slough on the Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad during sunset.
Just Like Old Times……..Sort Of
The Union Pacific absorbed the Chicago & North Western in 1995, but some memories linger on. Here UP’s C&NW heritage unit leads a Global 3 – Global 2... (more)
Three oil-burning, logging locomotives, all unique in their wheel arrangements, under steam, captured late at night in the yard by the engine house at the Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad in Garibaldi... (more)
Southern Pacific "Daylight" No. 4449 - at night!
Owned by the City of Portland and maintained by a group of dedicated volunteers named "Friends of SP 4449", this... (more)
The last run-by of the day has been completed and the double header train has been transformed into a train with a single locomotive (McCloud #25) and a light engine move of the Polson Lumber Co #... (more)
A 2 hour late Amtrak #4 'The Southwest Chief' starts its climb into the mountains of southern Colorado leaving the New Mexico desert behind.
The crew of DM&E 6050 prepares to depart Mason City under the cover of darkness for points east.
Reflection at Stasek Slough. Polson Logging Mikado #2 poses on the wooden trestle over Stasek Slough, on her way north from Tillamook to Garibaldi over the former SP line that is now known... (more)
A pair of former Conrail EMD four axle units waiting to begin switching at the DART facility along Doremus Avenue.
This evening's Q148 is approaching the connector at Griffith, where it will diverge off of the J and onto the CN South Bend Sub. Always nice to see a 60 leading, especially at sunset.