Amtrak's southbound Coast Starlight rolls through Crossing Alley in Downtown Portland.
SP’s Train 12 “Cascade” left Eugene, Oregon five minutes ago before it picked up train orders at Burma where new CTC signals were being installed. It’s now 6:20 a.m. and the Alco PA’s have 121 mo... (more)
Three Alco PA’s rush SP’s first section of Train 11, “Cascade,” past Canby where it met Extra 5349 in the siding, 25 miles out of Portland, Ore., on April 11, 1964. Tomorrow the train will reach ... (more)
Along the Deschutes River returning to Portland
The Columbia River Gorge provides some of the best views in the Northwest. Here we see the UP8063 East roll through the campgrounds near Bonneville, Oregon.
Running on BN trackage rights through dramatic Deschutes River Canyon, UP’s local with GP30 856 and GP38-2 2029 coast downstream near Sinamox, Oregon headed back to home terminal at The Dalles. ... (more)
A Union Pacific intermodal rolls down the Kenton Line with Mount Hood in the background.
Ambling along through the Oregon Coast Range at a blistering 12 MPH, PNWR's Toledo Hauler handles 32 cars of production from the Georgia Pacific paper mill at Toledo, OR to interchange with UPRR a... (more)
A southbound BNSF manifest climbs a grade as it prepares to follow the Deschutes River.
A lovely day in the Columbia River Gorge brings forth a UP manifest racing east over McClure Lake in Mosier.
A Union Pacific freight crosses a lake on a spring day in the Columbia River Gorge.
Interesting yard switcher slug set awaiting its next move at Union Pacific's Brooklyn Intermodal facility.
A Canadian Pacific Executive special, led by UP 5543 for cab signal reasons, heads back to Canada via UP Portland Sub down the Beautiful Columbia Gorge.