After a two hour wait, i was able to witness the future of passenger locomotives on a test train between Portland and Seattle. Built in 2016, the "Charger"locomotive was very quiet and p... (more)
The old and the new in focus. Originally opening in 1896, Portland, Oregon's Union Station has hosted a variety of railroads and their interesting motive power over the years, and today, it got a ... (more)
Two BNSF geeps switch Green Transfer & Storage in North Portland.
Restored to its original Southern Pacific paint scheme, Dick Samuels' GE 70-tonner rolls south on the East Portland Traction Company. The Union Pacific 3203 was originally on display with Spokane,... (more)
A short work train rolls under the Broadway Bridge after our epic 2017 snowing.
After waiting for UP track crews to clear the switches of N Portland Junction, PT 1201 rolls a train into Barnes Yard in front of Mount Hood.
A former MP geep moves out of Barnes Yard under the BNSF to switch the Kenton line.
The Lake Transfer makes a slow run back to Albina Yard
The remnants of a snow storm add a nice touch to the Holiday Train. Merry Christmas 2016!
PT 140 rolls a cut of cars into Barnes Yard.
With another Holiday Train season in the books, we're looking back at R2D2 making up the train in SE Portland on a chilly morning.
Bits of snow from a Thursday weather system remain along the Willamette River as the SP 4449 heads around the s-curve between OMSI and Oaks Park with the Holiday Express.
Ex-ATSF "Adair Village" leads a very snowy 663 into Willbridge Yard
The Oaks Park Daylight rolls down the Oregon Pacific, towing the Holiday Train.