The 644 leads a northbound Westsider freight train towards McMinnville. It was pouring down rain just prior to this photo.
The Toledo Switcher hauls a ballast a car East. The switcher usually doesn't leave Toledo but it has some extra duty today.
The Toledo Switcher leaves town to dump ballast a few miles out of town. The plant in the background is Georgia Pacific's Toledo paper mill. The plant is the main reason for the Toledo Switcher's ... (more)
A westbound freight passes a cemetery with lots of flowers for the Independence Day weekend.
Almost to Albany!
About 30 minutes before the OE Express showed up, the extra OE Local came through town. He has the 3003 and 3005, former LLPX 3203 and 3205 for you SLR fans.
Moments after I got this shot, the air dumped and the train blocked the northern 3/4 of Front Street for about 30 minutes while the conductor walked the train and I played taxi service.
The southbound run of the OE Express passes under the old SP, now P&W's Westside District, Tualatin River bridge. The blue cards in the 3606/3604 say they are SD45-2's.
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)
Stop, Look & Listen! EMD 'Like A Rock'
Approaching Summit Coast Range on Toldeo District
WP2308 Westsider in the Nut Orchard at Perrydale Road
With a firendly wave from RCO Danny, the empty Rock Train cruises back towards Reed Pit.