South bound Amtrak Cascade train enters Portland Union Station.
Morning power on the servicing tracks behind the Albina engine house.
Still fresh and clean, twin UP tier IV's hang out at Albina
CB&Q SD45 (516-530) Delivered in pre-merger green & white paint now renumbered with Burlington Northern numbers.
Albina Yard bound transfer from Lake Yard moves past the Centennial Mills complex in downtown Portland.
A DPU assists the two leaders of an oil train as it heads east through the Columbia River Gorge.
An empty Union Pacific oil train rolls though the Columbia River Gorge as it heads back to the oil fields of Canada.
The engineer is expelling steam through valves at the bottom of the piston cylinders. This allows any condensed water in the cylinders to be expelled with the steam. This is usually done when the... (more)
Mixed Service: Prairie City to Baker. Running since well before dawn, Sumpter Valley's handsome Mikado #19 leaves a frosty white plume as she hauls an express mixed train east out of Prairi... (more)
Looking the part. Looking every bit like the hogger you'd expect to see in the cab of a wood-burning Heisler in the wilderness of Eastern Oregon, Sumpter Valley Engineer Sam McCloskey alway... (more)
An eastbound grainer rounds the curve separating Tunnel Lake from the rest of the mighty Columbia River.
Carrying on the tradition of narrow gauge steam railroading along Eastern Oregon's Powder River, Engineer Eric Wunz is among the corps of die-hard volunteers who are the heart and soul of t... (more)
A Talgo set leaves for points north on a sunny north west day. The mill in the background is being torn down for more apartment complexes and the Fremont bridge stands tall in the background.
Looking right at home in the tall timber of the Powder River Valley, Eccles Lumber Heisler #3 plods slowly eastward on the Sumpter Valley Railway, with a short work extra. Although #3 was... (more)