Despite the looks of things on the date it occurred, most would think that this is the ORHF's annual Holiday Express. That is not the truth. This past October, PRPA-founder and SP&S 700 volunteer ... (more)
SPS 700 was fired up in honor of Chris Mclarney, a key member of the Pacific Railroad Preservation Association. After blowing steam at AMTK 11, the 700 put on a good show on the Oregon Pacific Oa... (more)
In honor of Chris Mclarney, the Friends of SP&S 700 and Oregon Pacific railroad teamed up to run this Memorial Special in his honor. Chris was a key player in the upkeep and restoration of the SPS... (more)
The Daylight is out and about, under steam once again with the 2015 holiday train.
One of UP's newest additions hangs around Portland on turkey day. I think i got the new designation of this Tier IV compliant GE.
Amtrak Cascade train 501 heads south to PDX, heading past the small BNSF Willbridge yard in North West Portland.
Some interesting equipment rests at the OPR shops in the Milwaukie neighborhood of south east Portland.
SP 4333 and six more SD9s get a free wash in the November rain at Brooklyn Yard on Portland, Oregon's southeast side. The venerable SDs still have some good years ahead of them at this point, and ... (more)
BNSf 1746 and 1779 have been pulled from their usual Vancouver-Portland transfer and put into service on a mid-day rail train, heading to Portland .
The Portland-Willbridge yard transfer rounds the grain silo.
Armor yellow at Albina.
An all CN train awaits departure form the BNSF yard in north west Portland.
Preparations underway prior to highballing Portland Union Station for Seattle and Vancouver Canada.
One of the most recognizable advertising spot on railpictures.net would have to be the the Rose Quarter grain silos along the Willamette river rail corridor. This facility which was built continue... (more)