AMTK 509 P32BWH and AMTK 113 P42DC lead the Coast Starlight #11 at Albany station during the peak of a 8-day heat wave. At the time of this photo, Salem and Eugene were at or near their record hi... (more)
PNWR 2301 and 2302 lead a late-running northbound PNWR Albany Hauler past Potter, a small agricultural spur. The train suffered a burst air hose at Harrisburg which delayed the train and required... (more)
Two workers take a break from building a track-side fence to watch a slow manifest freight pass through their Form B limits. Perhaps they noticed the dirty GE ES44AC leading fairly clean EMD powe... (more)
PNWR 2005 and 2301 lead the southbound "American Turn" over the Calapooia River bridge. Though the shot appears to be in the wilds, the scene belies the fact this place is at the western edge of ... (more)
PNWR 2005 and 2301 lead a four-car train over the Highway 34 grade crossing. I was rather surprised that no westbound traffic stacked up at the crossing and blocked the view of the train.
A work train sits at Crabtree, a day after being used in the filming of a scene of a movie entitled "Something Wicked" starring Shantel VanSanten and John Robinson. In the background, a hydraulic... (more)
UP 8512 and 5055 lead a 57-car northbound MCOHK on a sunny morning. 29 cars were lumber loads... is construction, and the economy, beginning to rebound?
The Toledo Hauler, led by Portland & Western's 1803 GP9E, crosses what is left of the original wood trestle in North Albany. In the background at right is the pile driver used to reconstruct the ... (more)
The Toledo Hauler, led by Portland & Western's pair of GP40P-2 locomotives and RPE4D road slugs, crosses the Willamette River bridge as a boat races upriver. Something of a rare shot as the eastb... (more)
The Albany Day Switcher makes a rare road trip out of the Albany yard to Ashahr siding, where it has just finishing assembling a unit train of 89 empty covered hoppers. In the coming days, the PNW... (more)
The Albany Day Switcher makes a rare road trip out of the Albany yard to take a unit train of 45 empty covered hoppers to Ashahr siding. In the coming days, the PNWR Corvallis Local job will take ... (more)
PNWR 3001 leads the Toledo Hauler across the Willamette River bridge shortly after sunrise.
UP 5399, 8242 and 5462 lead a northbound manifest enroute to BNSF's Lake Yard in Portland, Oregon. Also note the classic Southern Pacific concrete phone booth at the far right.
The American Turn heads south along Water Avenue near Pine Street with a single box car. The consist is PNWR 2304, PNWR 1804 and CPAA 211225.
UP 9720 and UP 9309 prepare to depart Marion siding after being overtaken by Amtrak Coast Starlight #11. The MHKRV consist today had about 40 cars.