Still wearing the patriotic colors of The Pittsburgh & Shawmut Railroad, PNWR 1201 sits with stacks capped in Albany Yard. This unit is suppose to be trimmed from the Portland and Western roster.
Coming back from Oakland, OR, i made a quick stop in Albany as there is always something interesting to look at. Here, the vintage SP SD7 sits idle on this 1st Saturday of 2019. The old workhorse ... (more)
Amtrak Cascades trains use articulated train sets manufactured by Talgo designed for high-speed rail service. The trains operate over a 467 mile corridor from Vancouver, BC, to Eugene, OR. The ser... (more)
An extra Mill City Local goes out in the yard at Albany, Oregon to find its train. By month end, SP will have leased the Mill City Branch to the new Willamette Valley Railway.
BN's Albany to Pasco roadfreight is just a few miles into its trip. This long timber trestle spans the floodplain on the north bank of the Santiam River.
The BN train to Eugene on the former Oregon Electric passes below Willamette & Pacific's ex-SP Toledo Branch. Today, both lines are united as part of Portland & Western.
An Albany & Eastern train heads towards Lebanon after working the yard in Albany on a typical Oregon spring day.
Portland & Western SD7 1501 works the yard in Albany, Ore., as Amtrak heads north, approaching its Albany station stop.
One of Portland & Westerns SD9s works the Oregon Electric Yard in Albany.
Holy Toledo! The Toledo Hauler moves into Albany Yard, across the UP main on a warm spring late afternoon.
Two of the first ex-ATSF units repainted by Willamette & Pacific lay over at WPRR's Albany Yard.
On Presidents' Day 1993, SP's Toledo Hauler prepares to enter the main line at Albany. In a week, this line would become part of the Willamette & Pacific.
Albany & Eastern’s turn to Albany approaches Red Bridge Road between Albany and Lebanon, Oregon, on September 26, 2016. Leading the train is AERC No. 1841, a former Cotton Belt (SSW) GE B40-8.
The vibrant late afternoon sun does a great job of putting a spot light on the Toledo Hauler, which is tied down just outside of Albany.
Usually spending its time running as second in consist on the "Rock Train" which originates a little bit north of Salem, it was a nice surprise to see P&W's last active SD9 on the roster... (more)