Looking more like some valley line in California, St. Helens Oregon has very Santa Fe moment as a warbonnet DPU brings up the end of an ethanol train next to Portland & Westerns day job from Raine... (more)
An excursion train from Tillamook has just arrived at Banks, after a trip over the Oregon Coast Range. The local boys have come down to check out the train, and the engineer's daughter has come ou... (more)
In the mid-1990s, some of the best railfanning in the state of Oregon happened Tuesday and Thursday mornings. That was when Willamette & Pacific's Corvallis Local went to the steam powered sawmill... (more)
Eastbound train at Lime in Eastern Oregon.
In June 1999, Oregon DOT sent a Cascades Talgo set to Medford as a promotion for thruway bus service. Aside from a rare mileage excursion in 1996, it was the first public passenger train on the Si... (more)
On Thanksgiving morning, the SP's Staley Turn departs to switch sugar beet loaders on the Modoc Line.
The last eastbound Pioneer rolls along the Columbia River. Someone in Seattle applied the "nose art" prior to departure that morning.
Westbound double stacks
Two DPUs bring up the end of a grainer as the sun melts the snowpack of the Columbia River Gorge.
AERC 1807 leads its local northwest back to Lebanon after switching the Weyerhaeuser Co. lumber mill near Waterloo, OR. Looking like it could be a CNW train in Wisconsin's north woods, the crew on... (more)
Amtrak on the Modoc Line? Just barely. In summer 2003 UP was doing tunnel work in the Oregon Cascades. The Coast Starlights were terminated and turned at Eugene and Klamath Falls, with a bus bridg... (more)
The temperature is only a few degrees above zero as a southbound manifest departs Klamath Falls. Over two years after SP has been acquired by UP, little change has come to the Shasta Route.
An eastbound stack train rushes past downtown Hood River.
Northbound train on the Oregon Trunk between Maupin and Oakbrook.
MH 02 brings a cut of lumber from Odell to interchange with Union Pacific.