OPR 801 was hit by one of the many fires that ravaged Oregon during the Labor Day weekend.The future is uncertain for this locomotive (hopefully salvageable), but the line didn't loose any of its ... (more)
The daily 663/664 drops down from the Hill as it approaches United Junction.
The daily 663/664 rolls past the Oregon Rail Heritage Center and local residents of Portland.
A thick haze from the devastating Oregon wildfires envelops Washington County. Portland & Western's daily 663/664 is taking Cornelius Pass today with extra power to drop at Linnton.
CP 6644 heads back to the Pacific Northwest and into the wildfire smoke. Appropriately enough, the train is being followed by a JBLM military train. Here at Troutdale, the train takes the Kenton L... (more)
No longer able to lead train due to lacking PTC, UP 6172 (former SP 124) awaits shoving duties on another train. Smoke from the numerous Oregon wildfires have started pouring in from the surroundi... (more)
CN power, with BCOL 4648 moves past power taken off of yesterdays H-TACVAW.
One of the few late series warbonnets leads the H-PASEVE across the new bridge at Hamilton Creek.
As the late summer sun sets, BN 12574 brings up the end of a short UP switch job. Still retaining most of its BN aesthetics, the shoving platform looks pretty at home with two former BN 60ft woodc... (more)
Coming in as a DPU on a loaded CN oil, this BC Rail hold out leads a power move out of Willbridge Yard. The power will wye on the Astoria Line because the motor doesn't have PTC and won't be able ... (more)
Looking sharp with a freshly painted (or new) snowplow, UP 1124 goes about its switching duties under the golden hour sunlight.
A throw back to summer two years ago, when it was more common to see the many different dash-9 paint jobs rolling around the BNSF system. Most, if not all these H1 & warbonnets are stored at the m... (more)
Former SP 9721 still looks pretty good for being 29 years old. The motor has been a classic fixture around the PNW, roaming between Seattle and Eugene and working many local jobs.
An empty CP oil train from Tacoma leaves Portland after stopping in Albina Yard. CP 7015 is 2nd in consist as it snakes around the east bank of the Willamette, near the Steel Bridge.
An empty CP oil train from Tacoma leaves Portland after stopping in Albina Yard. The train has heritage unit, CP 7015 on the head end.