During switching around Ranier and Avon, OR we took a short lunch break and I grabbed this shot during that time.
Eastbound POTB train FX-4414-20 passes through the small town of Manning, just west of the Portland & Western interchange at Banks.
Eastbound POTB train FX-4414-20 passes POTB GP9 3771 (with SD9E 4368 behind) at Buxton after letting a conductor (thats him on the right) off. This is the last SP painted unit on the roster.
These units have not moved very far since I saw them 2 months ago, they re just in a different configuration.
BNSF GP28M 1521, in a special Operation Lifesaver paint scheme, await it's next call of duty by the Willbridge Yard office.
After dropping off cars for the Portland & Western in the W Yard, BNSF 6872 heads east passing BNSF GP28M 1521 in a special Operation Lifesaver paint scheme.
While waiting for USG to finish loading their cars for us, we took a break in Rainier for lunch.
With a firendly wave from RCO Danny, the empty Rock Train cruises back towards Reed Pit.
POTB's Hill Train is seen arriving Batterson.
One of POTB's ex SP SD9's sits at Buxton with a work train.
One of two POTB GP9's sits at Buxton.
A fresh crew takes the R22613 eastbound towards Baltimore past the still in-service B&O CPL's with an increasingly rare SD45-2 on the point.
With the Saturday run of the WMSR in the background with BOTH GP30s as helpers, this extra MARC train, which operated to Cumberland to pick up three former Metra Bi-Level cars from the WMSR, sits ... (more)
Also now an Ohio Central piece of equipment, MVRY, of Union RR heritage, is shut down after having completed its yard work.
Now owned by the Ohio Central, this S2 awaits... Well, I'm not sure what, I suppose shipment to the Morgan Run shops....