You ever run into someone you used to have the same job as, and they're still working at the old place, while you've gone on to new things? Wonder if these former Santa Fe GP39-2s all feel that wa... (more)
A rare daylight Toledo Hauler on the far west portion of the Toledo District switches out their outbound train just east of town with a set of geeps and road slugs.
The Lewis & Clark Explorer backs out of its loading area at Linnton to enter the main track to Astoria. The train ran for three years as part of the Lewis & Clark Expedition bicentennial. ORRX 31... (more)
Portland & Western 2307, a GP39-2 handles a local north through Harrisburg, OR as marine clouds begin to give way to sunlight. The short local will do a bit of switching at the north end of town, ... (more)
As folks sit at a crawl in work hour traffic, Portland & Westerns 664 makes good time leaving Vancouver for Albany today.
The Harbor Turn rolls down Adams Avenue on a Fall afternoon. This stretch of street running is a vestige of Southern Pacific's Red Electric interurban service.
The Portland & Western's Vancouver, WA-bound train passes the Oregon Rail Heritage Center, where the SP 4449 is seen still steaming after its adventure on the same railroad.
Portland & Western SD7 1501 works the yard in Albany, Ore., as Amtrak heads north, approaching its Albany station stop.
This former SP SD45 carbody looks pretty magical as it rolls past the little community off Roy Road in the Tualatin Valley.
The Harbor Turn rolls over Holcomb Creek Trestle with the usual pair for former SP SD45 carbodys on point.
The Harbor Turn returns from Harbor Siding and enters the open fields of the Tualitin Valley.
Logs on Logs as the Harbor Turn rolls over the Holcomb Creek road. This train usually passes over this bridge and back in the night making a pretty rare day run due to track work.
Portland & Westerns "Harbor Turn" rolls up downtown Hillsboro. This run is usually nocturnal, so it's pretty cool seeing a predominately log train run the route in the day.
The Lewis & Clark Explorer train rolls down A Street in Rainier, Oregon. The train was operated for three years between Northwest Portland and Astoria.
The Linnton Switcher sorts cars for BP before heading over the Willamette to St. Johns. Rumor has it that Linnton Plywood will be torn down sometime this year.