An ex-SP GP9 awaits its next call to duty on the Mount Hood Railroad. On freight trains, the caboose is used as a riding platform between the depot and the railroad's switchback.
A Mount Hood excursion train heads for Parkdale in Fall 1989. Washington's Mount Adams can be seen in the distance.
After the first snowing of the season, The Train to Christmas Town reverses up the Hood River. With uncertainty about the lines future due to financial woes of the roads former parent company, thi... (more)
MH 88 has had its reporting marks changed to SDCX, for a leasing group called Sandton Rail. Iowa Pacific and Mount Hood Railroad have been in the news for financial reasons and hopefully they can ... (more)
Mount Adams and the Mount Hood Railroad: There are two volcanic peaks that are easily visible from the Mount Hood Railroad. As the name implies, Mount Hood is one of them. The other is Moun... (more)
Mount Hood 88 switches passenger cars around in the yard in Hood River, Oregon.
A Mount Hood Scenic train makes its way south towards Parkdale.
MH 02 brings a cut of lumber from Odell to interchange with Union Pacific.
On my way to the derailment in Mosier, i made a short stop in Hood River to snap this photo of the an assortment of passenger equipment. The former ATSF (i believe?) dome car now has some ugly wha... (more)
Some winter sunshine has broken the low lying clouds and lands down on equipment of the Mount Hood Railroad.
RPCX 2970 is a former Long Island railroad car that had been in service for San Luis & Rio Grande in Colorado. Following a truck vs train collision in 2006, you can still see the impact spot on th... (more)
On a sunny winters day, MH 02 sits in the yard after switching local industry.
With its 11,250 ft. namesake peak looming in the distance, a Mount Hood Railroad dinner train readies for departure from Parkdale for the 21 mile journey home to Hood River, Oregon. July 3, 2014
Mount Hood RR GP38-2 No2 passes Pine Grove with the 1000 Hood River to Parkdale. Snow covered Mount Adams in Washington state dominates the horizon.