Interesting yard switcher slug set awaiting its next move at Union Pacific's Brooklyn Intermodal facility.
A Canadian Pacific Executive special, led by UP 5543 for cab signal reasons, heads back to Canada via UP Portland Sub down the Beautiful Columbia Gorge.
Amtrak 507 heads south through Oregon City with Mt. Hood looming in the background and Willamette Falls providing a nice foreground scene.
A freight heads towards Portland along the Columbia river gorge as the late evening sun glints off the leading locomotives
PNWR 664-18 rounds the curve at Canby in last light. This train typically uses Portland & Western rails on this stretch, but a very late departure necessitated a "straight shot" (they en... (more)
An eastbound Union Pacific freight train drops downgrade and approaches the big horseshoe curve at Prichard Creek near Durkee, Oregon, on the afternoon of January 22, 2013.
As the day comes to an end at Willamette Falls, an Amtrak Cascades races down the Brooklyn Subdivision alongside the Willamette River headed for Eugene.
Amtrak 77 heads up the southbound Coast Starlight as it goes through an S-curve in the Willamette Valley.
A southbound UP manifest heads through Wallula Gap near the state line between Washington and Oregon. BNSF's mainline is across the Columbia River.
News of the 1996 merger hasn't quite met the remote town of Klamath Falls, OR yet.
The PNWR's Oregon Electric Express rolls south through a field in the Willamette Valley. The lead unit was originally built as a CNW SD45.