On my way to the derailment in Mosier, i made a short stop in Hood River to snap this photo of the an assortment of passenger equipment. The former ATSF (i believe?) dome car now has some ugly wha... (more)
Slowly passing the derailment site (left of the overpass in the background) this 3rd eastbound within a half an hour crosses Mosier Creek. Besides the June 3rd derailment, Mosier also has a set of... (more)
A UP stack trains heads east thru Ruthton Point in the Columbia River Gorge.
This is the section of track where the Oil cars from the Mosier incident on June 3rd "accordioned" and caught fire. The track sections were brought from Portland and The Dalles with UP ... (more)
Trains are rolling again following the Oil train derailment on June 3rd. Here we see an empty Canpotex potash train rolling slowly past the charred oilcans heading back to Canada from Rivergate in... (more)
A closer look at the Brooklyn switcher. The locomotive looks something like a GP40X but it along with the slug, UPY 3002 were rebuilt in 2013 from two former Cotten Belt GP40's by RELCO Locomotive... (more)
A maintenance train with a couple loads of ballast and some flat cars with track sections heads to the Moiser, Or. The train is en route following a derailment of an oil train that has stopped all... (more)
Early morning at the Albina Engine house. On the back tracks foreground we see UP 5212 which seems to have its hand rails damaged in some sort of incident. Located behind the SD70M is UPY 3001, La... (more)
A freighter from Willbridge Yard passes over the Willamette River on a warm late spring day.
A unit potash train passes by a Columbia River port grain elevator and marina in the community of Arlington on its way west to Portland.
A trio of blue bonnet former Willamette & Pacific, nee Santa Fe lead the daily Albany-Vancouver train over the Lake Oswego Railroad Bridge. Spring has brought the vibrant growth to Oregon.
Switching duties in Albina with a SP style light package and a SD40-2
Unit potash train crossing the John Day River while moving down the Columbia River on a warm spring afternoon.
A couple of ES44ACs bring a manifest down the Washy toward Hinkle on a warm spring afternoon along the Columbia River.