Off Property. Portland & Western has "transferred" their aging former SP GP9 to the Olympia & Belmore Railroad. Built in 1957 as SP 5738, this unit has apparently been really showing its... (more)
The heritage of Portland & Western Railroad GP9 1803 is fairly obvious from the lighting arrangement on the engine's nose. Built by EMD in January 1957 as Southern Pacific GP9 5738, the engine wa... (more)
A short southbound Portland & Western train traverses street trackage in Harrisburg, Ore. The rails in the street are indicative that this was once part of the Oregon Electric.
A former SP GP9, seemingly well kept by the Portland & Western, rests for the weekend in Eugene.
Everybody and everything deserves a day off now and then. A rare sunny day in the Pacific Northwest finds these two old timers basking in the late afternoon sun. Up front is 1803 wearing tradtio... (more)
The Toledo Hauler, led by Portland & Western's 1803 GP9E, crosses what is left of the original wood trestle in North Albany. In the background at right is the pile driver used to reconstruct the ... (more)
An ex-SP GP9 heads through the streets of Harrisburg on the ex-BN/SP&S OE line. The American Turn is heading back to Eugene after switching out the mill at America.