4449 leaves the Fallbridge Sub and heads down the Oregon Trunk during the Bend Excursion.
Doing a great steam locomotive impersonation, the black-widow heritage SD9 accelerates with a load of lumber on the Albany & Easter.
Revisiting the Schellville deadline last month, some changes have taken since i was there in December. The caboose along with Tri-City Railroad VO-1000M, that was once working Mare Island has move... (more)
SD60M moves into position to couple to last Sundays Lake Transfer.
Former Cascade green 1779 moves to tie down in Vancouver. This unit was recently rebuilt this year and spots some unusual number boards that i've yet to see on any other unit.
Interestingly enough, i found this GP60M sitting alone in Lake Yard. These units are typically found in the southwest but this one got away from the typical service area. Looks better in red & sil... (more)
Basking in the early morning sun, BNSF 4703 sits cold await service and the next call to work.
The railroad gods have blessed the Lake Transfer with a former BN 60M. For as long as fellow contributor Jeremiah Lietke and i can recall, the Lake Transfer has ran with an SD40-2 combo with the o... (more)
This area was named after Joseph Sherar, a pioneer who owned a stage coach station and hotel owner who built a wooden bridge over the Deschutes River. Today, SP 4449 rolls over HWY 216 on route to... (more)
After arriving into SAC on the Coast Starlight, i was able to check out the CSRM facilities in Old Sac.
MKT heritage with a fresh coat of paint rolls a MOW train out of Portland.
After a late start, SP 4449 really picks up the speed as it passes wildflowers of the Colombia River Gorge.
The Coast Starlight twists and turns the meandering down grades of the Santa Lucia range.
Bound for Modoc Point, UP 1988 with a MOW train rolls into Brooklyn Yard with a new coat of MKT heritage paint. Kudos to Jeremiah Lietke and Josh Kind for quality dispatching on the movement.
Laying down some smoke, SP 4449 takes its train to the wye at Redmond, Or to be turned.