Out to Pasture: Spokane, Portland and Seattle 2-8-2 #539, former Northern Pacific #1762, was built by Alco in 1917. The SP&S donated the engine to the city of Vancouver, WA in 1957. In t... (more)
Highball Scribner. SP&S Alco 313 has a clear signal and order board to proceed east to Spokane. This is railroading the way it was with the engineman and station operator acknowledging each othe... (more)
A Northern Pacific U boat and SP&S Alco FA2 are at the throat of Yardley waiting to depart westbound.
SP&S Alco FA2's 862 and 868 ride the turntable at the NP Parkwater Shops in Spokane, WA in April 1968.
SP&S FA2 862 has just received a signal at Marshall Tower, just west of Spokane, to proceed westward on the NP track to the connection with the SP&S track at Scribner, WA.
Shortly after the merger of GN, NP, SP&S and CB&Q there were many examples of mixed running and mixed consists. Witness this meet at Scribner, WA on the former SP&S with a GN U25B and a NP SD45.
SP&S's only E7, #750 waits at Hillyard in Spokane, WA for the night train connection from the GN Empire builder to Portland, OR.
The 2002 eastbound Montana by Steam excursion, shown here a few miles east of Garrison, MT, is on leg 2 (Missoula-Bozeman) of a three day trip across western Montana. Former SP&S 700 and MRL F45 ... (more)
The old SP&S grade has been turned into a biking and hiking path from Pasco to Spokane. Although it was a well engineered (grade and curve wise) line, the cuts were narrow and prone to rock slide... (more)
The SP&S 700 arriving at the BNSF Christmas party
Old and new: SP&S 700 is coupled to BNSF 7632 for a BNSF holiday party.
Ex-SP&S FAs stored at the BN Shops in Vancouver.
Southbound out of Cheney, SP&S 700 is on the third day of the four day "Homecoming" excursion to Spokane. Lubrication problems the day before required the addition of the BNSF unit. The following ... (more)