COP 989, a former Milwaukee Road GP20M, rolls east through the Prineville valley past the Sigman Ranch entrance along Hwy. 370. The railroad shares the valley with the Crooked River, made famous b... (more)
PNWR 2307 heads its local down Holly St. in Junction City, OR as it heads south back to Eugene after making a turn to Harrisburg, OR. It would appear the trackage has been rebuilt here in recent y... (more)
A Willamette Valley Railway train departs Mill City for Albany on the old SP Mill City Branch.
An excursion on the Oregon Trunk to Bend is spotted at the old passenger station, awaiting departure for the return to Portland in the morning. Today, an expressway occupies the foreground, and th... (more)
Near sunset on a beautiful summer evening, an SP Baldwin S12 switches cars.
After a long and rainy winter in the Willamette Valley, UP 2575 leads the QPDRV (freight from Portland, OR to Roseville, CA) along 12th Street in Salem, OR on a beautiful Sunday afternoon.
Two big GEs move into Albina Yard.
Having tied the first half of their train down in one of the tail tracks on the West Switchback, the Bly Turn crew start the return move to the East Switchback to get the rest of their train.
BN's hauler from Albany to Eugene on the former Oregon Electric is about to cross Southern Pacific's Coos Bay Branch. It is a fine day in Duckville on the first Saturday of spring.
A BN GP38 originally built for Penn Central takes the connection from SP's Tillamook Branch to an isolated ex-Oregon Electric line to Forest Grove. The connection was nicknamed "Trolley Car Curve"... (more)
The loaded Bly Turn arrives at the West Switchback. The green GP9 trailing is one of the three units Weyerhaeuser purchased from BN for use on the non-common carrier Woods Line.
An extra Mill City Local goes out in the yard at Albany, Oregon to find its train. By month end, SP will have leased the Mill City Branch to the new Willamette Valley Railway.
The last Bly Turn arrives at its namesake to haul Weyerhauser's final train of logs in Southern Oregon. Lead unit OC&E 7602 was built as General Electric U25 demonstrator GE 2501.
Doyle McCormacks restored alco PA-1 at the Oregon Rail Heritage Center.
An eastbound Union Pacific Intermodal passes through the lush Point Ruthton, on the Oregon side of the Columbia River Gorge