On my way to see Dead & Company at the Gorge Amphitheater, i had to make a slight detour to check out the vintage EMD power of the Columbia Basin Railroad.
Older power idles behind the Albina engine house.
An extra Albina-Tigard transfer rolls out of Albina Yard, seen from the city's Bridge Pedal event. This usually doesn't run on Sunday, making this a rather interesting catch.
A very dirty Tier IV GE leads an almost spotless Dash-8 UP 9460 into Albina Yard during the city's Bridge Pedal event. This bike ride closes the Fremont Bridge where the photo was taken atop.
Cascade green power rolls past a rail train led by a Warbonnet BNSF 719.
Two Burlington Northern survivors roll the Lake Transfer back to Vancouver.
UP 1124 and three other siblings sit on the Albina power track.
After leading a manifest from Roseville, Olympic unit 2001 rests in Albina Yard on a 100 degree day in Portland.
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.