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.
A very dirty Tier IV GE leads an almost spotless Dash-8 UP 9460 into Albina Yard during the city's Bridge Pedal event. This bike ride closes the Fremont Bridge where the photo was taken atop.
UP 1124 and three other siblings sit on the Albina power track.
After leading a manifest from Roseville, Olympic unit 2001 rests in Albina Yard on a 100 degree day in Portland.
A couple former SP AC4400CWs, a SD60M, and the "Pink Ribbon" hang on in Albina at the end of March.
Pretty cool seeing the older SD60s being brought back into service.
Recently UP has been pulling older power out of storage. This used and abused SD60M is one of them, missing a number board and tagged heavily.