November is arguably the wettest month of the year in much of the Pacific Northwest, and Portland was not exempt the day this trio of Cadillacs was captured at Brooklyn Yard framed by SP's steam e... (more)
The armed forces tribute locomotive "Spirit of the Union Pacific" and UP 4141.
The armed forces tribute locomotive "Spirit of the Union Pacific" and UP 4141, the George HW Bush presidential library unit are posed with some flood lights.
My last shot of the year was this CN grainer running down crossing alley in Portland.
Passenger cab units from different eras repose on a sunny afternoon in the Northwest.
On the Coast Daylight. U.S. Military Personnel catch up on current events as they relax in the observation car on Southern Pacific's Noon Daylight, as the power is swapped out during a quic... (more)
Doyle in the office. Friends of the 4449 President Doyle McCormack looks right at home in his "office", that being the Engineer's seat on SP 4449 as it runs in the yard in Portlan... (more)
One very distinctive proboscis. Certainly one of the most easily recognizable smokeboxes on any preserved steam locomotive is the one seen here on Southern Pacific GS-4 Class #4449. Equip... (more)
Daylight after dark. With her cylinder cocks wide open, Southern Pacific's colorful Northern #4449 creates quite a spectacle as she begins to move with a heavy passenger train in the yard a... (more)
Random meeting of Southern Pacific "Daylight" steam engine #4449 and a freight train with leading unit Portland & Western Railroad EMD GP40 #3004.
Daylight after dark. The blue hour is fast coming to a close in downtown Portland, OR, as the beautiful SP #4449 performs a slow run-by or two for photographers gathered at a 2018 Lerro Pro... (more)
1:87 Scale. An HO scale model GS-4 Locomotive provides a graphic comparison of 3.5mm to the foot railroading vs. 12" to the foot scale. The young gentleman who owned that little Dayli... (more)
Time to saddle up and ride. Friends of the 4449 President, Doyle McCormack checks his watch as he prepares to execute some photo run-bys for a group of photographers participating in a Lerr... (more)
The OTHER "Queen of Steam." East coasters frequently refer to the Norfolk & Western J-Class #611 as the "Queen of Steam", and she certainly has had more publicity than a... (more)
Troops pose for throwback photos as the Daylight rests in the background. At Lerro Productions Photo Charter of the Southern Pacific Daylight.