Two SP relics work the Kenton Line on a warm Spring afternoon
Two BN vets handle the Longview-Pasco manifest. The train is making a pickup in Vancouver, WA before continuing east.
BNSF 1048 makes a surprise appearance on the Auburn-Pasco train. After loosing a motor and stalling out on Napavine Hill, 1048 was sent from Centralia, WA to bring the train east.
A lone fakebonnet moves through Kalama Yard to attach as a DPU on an empty grainer.
BNSF 683 makes another appearance leading the Vancouver-Albina Yard freight. Here it is, north of Kalama passing underneath the Kalama River Road overpass.
Patched Cotton Belt 1076 gets fully illuminated as the sun sets in Portland. Mt Hood and a WB manifest can be seen in the distance as the local switches its final customer for the day.
Still wearing the Santa Fe Warbonnet colors, BNSF 683 has had the patch worn away giving it a "true" Santa Fe look. The train was headed for Albina Yard to interchange with UP, but ended... (more)
The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad No. 4500 is a 2-8-2 light Mikado , built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works in 1918. The USRA nationalised the nation's railroad system and these light Mikados were chos... (more)
B&O 6405 hands out with some EMD siblings at the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Museum.
The former Cheyenne Steam Shop switcher prepares the engine house for the days operations by moving 4449s auxiliary tender out of the way.
Drone shot of Polson #2 leading the St Patricks Day train on a very warm late winter day. The temperature hit 68, a beautiful Saturday for a train ride.
Former Speed Lettered UP 1124 switches the Kraft/Nabisco factory in North East Portland.
One of Canadian Pacific's large SD70ACU class of SD9043MAC rebuilds leads a train past typical North Portland.
AMTK 11 rolls over the Steel Bridge after a station stop in Portland. The festive "Pepsi can" leads the way.
The 2022 Holiday Train has some new power this year with Polson Logging Company #2 on point. The train has previously been pulled by SP 4449. The smaller Mikado is more economical and does less we... (more)