Another 700 series enters the power tracks of Vancouver.
Fakebonnet 769 pokes out behind the SD39/slug combo.
Hanging out in Vancouver, i came across this executive mac leading a coal train right before i was about to leave town.
Fakebonnet 752 has just been serviced and moves to the "roundhouse" tracks.
A fakebonnet leads a power move of GE locomotives.
The PNW has seen a massive increase of older power (SD60s, 90s, Dash-8s and 9s) this year. Here we see one of them from a Canadian Potash train.
Waiting for 4449, a WB grainer passes Lyle underneath a faint rainbow.
The IMAX Daylight rolls under the Bridge of the Gods as it approaches Stevenson.
A "goat boat" and executive mac wait at the Vancouver roundhouse.
Portland & Western 663 meets empty CN Oil. CN has been running weekly oil trains to Willbridge Yard with all CN power. An article in NPR suggests that the strategy of shipping out of Portland and ... (more)
A couple former SP AC4400CWs, a SD60M, and the "Pink Ribbon" hang on in Albina at the end of March.
It is a blast from the past as a 1952 built SW1 rolls past the 1905 built substation for Oregon Water Power & Railway Company.
Without any camera equipment on front, 4449 looks like a classic steam era express as it rolls into the eastern Colombia river basin. A few miles ahead, it will wye at the Celilo bridge.
While BNSF power isn't uncommon on the UP in Portland, this rare trio has made their second appearance in the last two weeks on Saturday. I believe this is the Everett-Albina, but i'm not sure as ... (more)
Anxious feelings of defeat turn to joy as the sun opens up on 4449.