The day job heads west under the Sauvie Island bridge, to St. Helens after switching trains at Harbor Siding.
The day job has switched trains with the Linnton switcher (using this former KCS SD45 rebuild). This train will be set out for the nocturnal Harbor Turn that will take it to Tigard, to the OE expr... (more)
Ex-ATSF "Adair Village" leads a very snowy 663 into Willbridge Yard
663 0ver the Lake Oswego Railroad bridge
One of my favorite shots of 663 running over Cornelius Pass was this shot just east of North Plains. The 90's Nissan pickup adds a nice touch of making this shot look like it was taken a decade ag... (more)
Portland & Western GP9 No. 1801 switches the PNWR yard in Eugene, Oregon, on the morning of September 27, 2016. The 1959-built EMD is dressed in classy Southern Pacific black widow colors and lett... (more)
663 rolls over the million dollar mansions of Lake Oswego with its daily train.
Autumn is beginning to make a showing as Portland & Western’s American turn rolls down 4th Street in Harrisburg, Oregon, on the OE District on September 27, 2016. Street trackage can be traced t... (more)
Street running on Holly Street, Portland & Western’s American turn crosses 6th Avenue at Junction City, Oregon, on September 27, 2016. The local is operating on the OE District and is heading to... (more)
Vehicles and pedestrians cross 6th Avenue as Portland & Western’s American turn approaches southbound on Holly Street trackage at Junction City, Oregon, on September 27, 2016. This line is forme... (more)
Portland and Western's Oregon Electric Express trundles south towards it's destination of Albany, OR through the Ankeny National Wildlife Refuge.
Former St. Lawrence & Atlantic 3004 leads 663 past the defunct Linnton Plywood Company. Once a top rated company to work, now sits idle due to the downsizing of the old growth forrest operations.
A former Santa Fe bluebonnet leads the multi colored 663 over Cornelius Pass again. Here it crosses a wooden trestle in North Plains.
Portland & Western 3004, still in former St. Lawrence & Atlantic colors leads a re-routed 663 over Cornelius Pass. This train usually goes over the UP out of Lake Oswego but problems with the Stee... (more)
After dropping it's train off at Willbridge Yard, the power runs light pick up the new train in Vancouver.