A northbound freight takes the siding in the St. Johns trench after crossing the Willamette River.
Relegated to yard and transfer service, a pair of SD60s switch Albina Yard before heading out with the Lake Transfer.
The Portland & Western's Vancouver, WA-bound train passes the Oregon Rail Heritage Center, where the SP 4449 is seen still steaming after its adventure on the same railroad.
The sun shines down on the folks enjoying National Train day at the Oregon Railroad Heritage Center. As viewers of all ages and demographics admire the sights and sounds of the event, it's busines... (more)
Amtrak 509 brings up the tail of Train #507 as it crosses the Willamette River on a gorgeous late spring afternoon.
It is true that even railroaders can have the energy and impulse to be comical after a day's work. Such was the case after the 4449's spur of the moment run on the Portland & Western to Tigard. Th... (more)
After the run to Tigard, Doyle's RSD-5 moves around the recently donated Cheyenne steam shop switcher, UPP 96 and the steam generator car "Little Boy" to make room for 4449.
It was one for the books as SP 4449 ran to Tigard via Milwaukee on the UP and Portland & Western. The run was for the Tigard Yard commemoration and had some important people from Genesee & Wyoming... (more)
A pair of Cadillacs painted for the SPSF merger rest outside of the hallowed Brooklyn Roundhouse.
Southern Pacific 4-8-4 No. 4449 undergoes work in preparation for a big June excursion while Spokane, Portland & Seattle No. 700 undergoes its 1472-day inspection at the Oregon Rail Heritage Cente... (more)
The conductor of a UP intermodal gives a wave as his train heads past CP East Portland.
The Union Pacific's Lake Transfer diverges at CP East Portland after receiving permission from the dispatcher to cross the Steel Bridge. To my right was fellow RailPics contributor J.PO.
Amtrak Cascade's Mt. Bachelor talgo set stretches across the Steel Bridge as it prepares to head south for a journey down UP's Brooklyn Subdivision.
One of Amtrak's newer Talgo sets embarks on its journey south to Eugene, crossing the Steel Bridge as it does so.
After avoiding the UP corridor along the Willamette for some time, i happened to check it out this morning and caught a train and contributor Jeremiah Lietke.