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.
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.