On August 11th, 2015, Portland and Western's Westside district trestle in Sherwood caught fire and was lost. Three teenagers were caught, cited for trespassing, and charged with reckless burning, ... (more)
On Easter of 2016, the last of three empty bare table trains from the Burlington Northern Santa Fe came on to the Portland and Western Railroad property. These empty three and five pack intermodal... (more)
The 3001 is working its hauler through some thickly forested country, up and over the Coast Range Mountains of western Oregon. It is nearly twenty miles into a 7+ hour, 74.7 mile long trek bound ... (more)
A northbound Oregon Trunk manifest drops down towards the Columbia River as it emerges from the tunnel below Moody. Within a few minutes the train will cross the Celilo Drawbridge over the Columbi... (more)
The Toledo Hauler is just about finished with it's journey from Toledo to Albany, as it rolls through the campus of the Oregon State University in Corvallis. The regular appearance of this train... (more)
About one half hour after having departed Toledo the Hauler is nearing the Yaquina River Valley community of Elk City. It is about eight miles into a 7+ hour, 74.7 mile long trek over the Coast R... (more)
Chasing the Toledo Hauler... From inside the historic covered bridge at Chitwood, OR.
Click Here for a shot of the Tol... (more)
The Toledo Hauler has crossed over the Willamette River and into Albany proper via this 1921 vintage SP built Warren through truss bridge with a 260-foot center swing span. The bridge features lon... (more)
SP 4449 ties down at the roundhouse after running for the first time since the 15 year FRA rebuild
A westbound Union Pacific K-Line stack train climbs through Oxman, Oregon, on January 22, 2013.
A heritage I BNSF geep switches a cut of oil cars from the Portland & Western "A line". Will bridge yard has some nice diversity today with some visiting Canadian power along with "... (more)
The Western Pacific heritage units sits in front of the I5/405 junction during a sun break on an otherwise gray and stormy Sunday.
The Holiday express makes a run by before reversing back up he line.
SP 4368 leads 4 other SD9's with a manifest freight leaving Portland yard.