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.
Empty autos are still rolling down the Cuesta Grade. I was briefly home in San Luis Obispo and able to catch a train rolling down the mini horse curve on route to a crew change in SLO.
It isn't the coastline but if you squint your eyes it almost looks as if 4449 is heading into Ventura as it flies along the Fallbridge Subdivision.
Looking very fancy, SP 4449 rolls over the Deschutes River and the twin bridges north of Maupin.
Building and defending America as the USS Bunker Hill passes Albina Yard following the end of the cities Fleet Week 2017.
Night time at Union Station with the new Charger locomotive.
After a heavy downpour, BNSF 799 is illuminated by the late afternoon sun as it backs onto an eastbound manifest. Note the sequentially numbered BN GP40Ms in the background.
Another shot of UP 1124. This unit was working the Eugene-Salem area but have bounced back to Portland for servicing and reassignment to Lake Yard on the Portland Terminal.
On a warm June morning, former SP 9721 is sorting cars for the Portland Terminal in Guilds Lake Yard. UP 1124 has been assigned to the Eugene area for some time and hopefully will be working Portl... (more)
Close up of Amtraks new spaceship at PDX.
The "weird" slug set of Vancouver Yard. The slug was built from a SD9 carbody.
The new Charger locomotive has made it down to Portland and is sitting on the lead track for Union Station.
As folks sit at a crawl in work hour traffic, Portland & Westerns 664 makes good time leaving Vancouver for Albany today.