Portland & Western 663 meets empty CN Oil. CN has been running weekly oil trains to Willbridge Yard with all CN power. An article in NPR suggests that the strategy of shipping out of Portland and ... (more)
A couple former SP AC4400CWs, a SD60M, and the "Pink Ribbon" hang on in Albina at the end of March.
It is a blast from the past as a 1952 built SW1 rolls past the 1905 built substation for Oregon Water Power & Railway Company.
While BNSF power isn't uncommon on the UP in Portland, this rare trio has made their second appearance in the last two weeks on Saturday. I believe this is the Everett-Albina, but i'm not sure as ... (more)
As the trees gain their leafs, a pair of cascade green SD60Ms lead a freight into Albina Yard from the BN.
After waiting for after waiting in depo 4, the power move crossed the Steel Bridge, heading south before reversing and crossing the main. I was able to catch it on the approach to Albina Yard for ... (more)
Becoming increasingly rare, former SP 321 leads a power move from Lake Yard to Albina Yard as it passes the Lake Transfer and Union Station.
Assisting a culvert rebuild project being financed by the City of Portland, OPR 1413 & OPR 100 hustle two empty dump cars back to reload in Milwaukee.
After a late winter snow, UP 591 switches the Rivergate auto docks from the scenic Cathedral Park of St Johns.
Following a spring hail shower, Peninsula Terminal's former Portland & Western GP9 awaits a stack train to clear N Portland Junction before heading to home rails. 1805 was built for the SP in 1959... (more)
A Cascades train hustles past the sidings of the St Johns trench.
Following a low-speed derailment that knocked a couple cars on the ground. The lead has taken the upright portion of the train to Union Station and now the ground crews go to work on the downed c... (more)
Union Pacific put some cars on the ground while rounding the Steel Bridge to NW Portland.
Empty grain heads south before taking the Graham line east and back Canada.
The morning cascades train rolls north to Vancouver.