Portland & Western's first locomotive leads PNWR's very first train out of Newberg. The locomotives were winding up for the climb over Rex Hill.
Portland & Western's first ever train crosses Rex Hill on a perfect summer morning. This train positioned locomotives for the startup of operations the following Monday. The scenic trackage had be... (more)
Portland & Western's first locomotive leads the inaugural PNWR train out of Newberg in August 1995.
In October 1995, Southern Pacific 4449 spent a week on Portland & Western doing public relations work. On the last day that the steamer operated, the late David Goodheart set up this photo op in ... (more)
Portland & Western's first locomotive, ex-Southern Pacific 4326, pulls an extra Willamina Local on a sunny Sunday in the Northwest.
Portland & Western's first locomotive switches out Taylor Lumber on the Willamina District. The ex-Southern Pacific SD was no stranger to this territory, from its days as SP 4326.
The outbound Willamina Local passes through a swale at the former station site of Harrison on the branch to Willamina.
PNWR's "Albany Bridge Train" lays over for the weekend at Granger siding. Beyond the five ballast hoppers are twelve HLSC bulkhead flats with cast concrete materials for the North Albany trestle ... (more)