Looking east onto downtown Portland, the Albina-Lake Transfer passes the Pearl District. This area was formally the BN Hoyt St. Roundhouse and Yard. If you looks up NW 13th ave (directly behind he... (more)
UP 591 moves a cut of cars around Albina Yard
Doing my human droning during the Portland Bridge Pedal. BNSF has dropped this train at Albina Yardand will head to the Steel Bridge to return to Lake Yard. The event closes the Fremont Bridge to ... (more)
The Lake Transfer rolls into Oregon, passing the UP connection and Rivergate Yard leads in North Portland.
On a miserable fall day, Dick Samuels' 70-tonner makes the diagonal crossing of SE Bell and SE Johnson Creek Blvd. The old Portland Traction Company line was abandoned, with salvage operations und... (more)
With a think tint of smoke overhead from fires burning in British Columbia, bluebonnet 2790 shuffles around steel coil cars around the Rivergate Yard.
From SP 9721 works on the Portland Terminal, breaking up a BNSF Chicago-Portland Z train. A long ways away from the hotshot intermodal trains this unit would run on The Sunset Route.
UP GP35 No. 744 is the first unit in a line of units stored at the shops. The line includes several GP9Bs at the far end, as well as a GP30B behind the 744.
Two big GEs move into Albina Yard.
Doyle McCormacks restored alco PA-1 at the Oregon Rail Heritage Center.
The Vancouver-Lake Yard transfer rolls over the Willamette after waiting for a barge to pass under the lift-span.
Doing a cab-forward impression, SP 4449 moves out to wye the consist at BNSFs Rivergate yard lead for the Bend excursion.
Amtrak's Train #508 crosses the lower deck of the Steel Bridge, one of the many iconic bridges of Portland, Oregon. This impressive crossing is the only double-deck bridge with independent lifts i... (more)
A BNSF GEVO shows signs up an accident with a truck in California as it awaits its next assignment across from the Willbridge Yard Office.
The Portland Terminal's AM Yard Job works Lake Yard with an ex-SP GP60 for power.