Former SP 9721 still looks pretty good for being 29 years old. The motor has been a classic fixture around the PNW, roaming between Seattle and Eugene and working many local jobs.
After coming into Brooklyn Yard on Sunday, CP 6644 leaves the Portland once again on a eastbound manifest. Here, we see the motor navigating the yard and passing yard power, to attach to it's trai... (more)
An overview of Albina Yard with a visiting SD9.
WRIX 602 is being serviced at the Albina locomotive shop. This former SP chopped nose SD9 has recently been given a MLR-esq paint job.
A little patriotic color for Memorial Day. This is from when UP 4141 toured the UP system following H.W. Bush's funeral.
Some recently repainted SD60 and SD60M combos bask in the sunlight of Albina Yard.
A pair of Union Pacific ES44AC locomotives (5413 and 8101) sit at the railroad’s Albina Yard in Portland, Oregon, on October 28, 2019.
UP has brought two of these relatively new slug sets to Albina Yard. From what i could dig up, most of these are rebuilds of former Missouri Pacific SD38-2s.
After UP has been repainting the holdouts from the mergers and its own fleet aggressively the last few years, this patched Souther Pacific motor is a welcome sight. Former SP 280 has been hanging ... (more)
A BNSF transfer from Vancouver has a former Colorado & Southern motor on point. These moves with the Lake Transfer power started last year, bringing BNSF EMD power to Albina Yard frequently.
The armed forces tribute locomotive "Spirit of the Union Pacific" and UP 4141.
The armed forces tribute locomotive "Spirit of the Union Pacific" and UP 4141, the George HW Bush presidential library unit are posed with some flood lights.
Smoke from numerous wildfires dims the high noon sun as the Albina-Vancouver transfer rolls in to Albina.
Older power idles behind the Albina engine house.
An extra Albina-Tigard transfer rolls out of Albina Yard, seen from the city's Bridge Pedal event. This usually doesn't run on Sunday, making this a rather interesting catch.