One of the few hold out BN switchers on the modern roster hustles a single boxcar from the NW industrial area of Portland.
Pretty cool seeing the older SD60s being brought back into service.
663 rolls into NW Portland under the St. Johns bridge
Big power over a big bridge. Normally Portland & Western power runs over these tracks but a BNSF repo train takes away some stored well cars near Banks, OR.
A small pocket of sun illuminates BNSF 1746. This unit has been working Vancouver regularly since i've moved to the north west and sports some unique burn marks from apparently the dynamic brakes.... (more)
January had a lot more snow last year versus the practically no freezing temperatures we've had this year in Portland.
An ex-GN SD9, built in 1954 has gotten repainted into modern BNSF colors.
Dragging a load from the NW Industrial to Willbridge.
I got to witness a pretty interesting move as the Willbridge yard switcher picks up a car from a chemical distributor in the NW industrial district. I had long thought this area was no longer in u... (more)
Amtrak Yard in Oakland.
A single Genesis at the Amtrak Yard in Oakland.
New power is taking over the Capital Corridor trains. Merry Christmas!
An autorack train passes some of the remaining searchlights in CTC territory on the Coastline.