This former SP SD45 carbody looks pretty magical as it rolls past the little community off Roy Road in the Tualatin Valley.
Once common on these coal haulers, an H2 MAC leads a loaded train into Vancouver. Most likely this locomotive came out of storage recently.
After avoiding the UP corridor along the Willamette for some time, i happened to check it out this morning and caught a train and contributor Jeremiah Lietke.
The Harbor Turn rolls over Holcomb Creek Trestle with the usual pair for former SP SD45 carbodys on point.
The Harbor Turn returns from Harbor Siding and enters the open fields of the Tualitin Valley.
Logs on Logs as the Harbor Turn rolls over the Holcomb Creek road. This train usually passes over this bridge and back in the night making a pretty rare day run due to track work.
Portland & Westerns "Harbor Turn" rolls up downtown Hillsboro. This run is usually nocturnal, so it's pretty cool seeing a predominately log train run the route in the day.
On 4/20 2017, former CNW 8804 rests between showers at Lake Yard in NW Portland.
With a load of steel and excavators, BNSF 1562 switches out Greene Transfer & Storage in N Portland.
The Linnton Switcher sorts cars for BP before heading over the Willamette to St. Johns. Rumor has it that Linnton Plywood will be torn down sometime this year.
An Easter special Santa Fe, ATSF 664 leads a Pasco bound manifest out of Tunnel 1 on the Fallbridge Sub.
A very rare Easter egg as former Santa Fe, ATSF 664 leads a Pasco bound manifest out of Vancouver Yard.
A lone former ATSF GP60B sits without a cab unit in Vancouver.
Schnitzel Steel rests during a sun break from an April shower.
OPR 1413 idles away on a warmer than lately March day