Before the Woods Train came down the hill, an extra garbage train was run from Headquarters to Longview. Part of this bridge burned down and was replaced with a metal structure. That is the ONLY... (more)
The Woods train is on the eastern (and wood) part of Bridge 8, which crosses over to Cowlitz River.
The Woods train heads across Bridge 10, in between Ostrander and Rocky Point.
The Woods train heads downhill near MP 9, bound for Longview.
The Day Linnton Switcher Relief pauses in the W Yard after dropping 50 cars off for the BN.
The Day Linnton Switcher Relief power is seen with the Wauna Turn's power in Linnton this morning.
The westbound Puget Sound & Pacific train from Centralia heads through Rochester with about 25 cars.
Looking from the P&W 1853, I grabbed this shot shortly before we tied up for the day. Kind of an odd lashup, but the 1501 and 102 were not MU'ed.
The Day Albany Switcher is seen waaaaaay down the old OE Sweet Home branch after pulling a 50-car cut past Queen Ave in Albany this afternoon. Thats the UP main in the foreground. The 1853 was r... (more)
Found these two GP40s while driving around the T-4/5/6 area this afternoon.
The Portland - Vancouver Junction Railway's one engine (subsidary of the Columbia Basin Railway) sits in Battle Ground, awaiting a run to Rye Jct. to interchange with BNSF. This railroad doesn't ... (more)
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.