A cold front has deposited snow on the floor of the Tualatin Valley, a rare sight. The Newberg Turn is running extra today, preparing for the climb over Rex Hill.
The Newberg Turn passes a Little League softball game on a sunny Northwest spring day.
One of Nebraska Northwestern's classic EMDs sits outside of the roundhouse in Chadron. The 303 was originally built as a high hood SD18 for the DM&IR in April of 1960.
Westbound on the Newberg Branch, the Whiteson Flyer is entering Newberg, Oregon at Springbrook siding.
Ex-BN power sits in the tight engine facility outside the ex-BN 32nd St. roundhouse.
To me, the most frustrating part of the CBRW is just outside of Connell, in the Columbia River Basin. The terrain is rugged and interesting for maybe a mile or two as they climb the steep grade ou... (more)
Power for the Willamina Local heads up the spur to switch out Willamina Lumber Company.
The Clackamas Switcher works the yard at Hillsboro, Oregon in summer 1991.
On Labor Day 1988, an eastbound SP drag takes siding for Amtrak 11 on the south side of Albany. At the time, it was common for SP to use first generation power on trains in the Willamette Valley b... (more)
After switching out the Port of Tillamook Bay interchange, the Clackamas Switcher is returning to Brooklyn Yard. The train is passing the junction with Burlington Northern's former Oregon Electric... (more)
The outbound Whiteson Flyer is a couple of miles into its trip to McMinnville as it crosses Milwaukie's Kellogg Lake. The original Pacific Highway once went under the steel span at left. Lead moto... (more)
After performing some work on the Tillamook Branch, the Clackamas Switcher is returning to Brooklyn Yard in Southeast Portland.
The Toledo Hauler is passing through the Oregon Coast Range, heading to the massive Georgia Pacific mill at its namesake.
At the upper limit of tidewater, the Toledo Hauler heads for the coast along the Yaquina River.
A westbound in the Willamette Valley passes the passenger station in Salem, with power typical of the late 80s.