SP 4449 is about to split some signals as it makes its way through the Deshutes canyon.
GS-4 American Freedom Colors
4449's engineer leans out the window and pours on the smoke for us railfans along the tracks. A bicyclist on the path along the tracks struggles to keep up with the giant.
I don't think she wants to go slow.
This slide is almost 43 years old, I have no idea what train that was, I was 17 and on my first long trip alone.
Note the old GM bus on the bridge and the raised NP on the B unit and the old RPO... (more)
The dorm car and the last coach are still Santa Fe hi-levels
The Christmas face of a 60-year old warrior still going strong.
That little boy is certainly in awe over the majestic SP 4449. She takes a rest from pulling the Holiday Special in Portland.
SP 4449 rests at Portland's Union Station before heading to Bend, OR the next day.
Amtrak Cascades NPCU 90340 rests between trips at PDX as the northbound Coast Starlight #14 makes a short station stop out of the frame to the left.
Three locomotives, three stories to tell.
Portland's most obscure and under-shot shortline, the Peninsula Terminal, is seen returning to their small yard after doing a bit of industry work on their very short mainline which stops near BNS... (more)
Northbound Cascade 500 pushes northbound out of Union Station, under the maze of bridges in downtown Portland.