Jordan DeCloedt steps out onto the front porch of his ATSF bandit to yard 664. Usually this happens at Willbridge Yard in Portland and the train runs light to Vancouver, today we have a full train... (more)
Pulling a very long cut of nothing but grain hoppers, the Portland & Western's 663 Job waits to head over the Columbia Draw along the Amtrak platform.
Portland & Western 2307 does a bit of street running in Harrisburg, OR after completing switching on the town's north side. The train is returning south to its home terminal of Eugene.
PNWR 2307 leads its local north from Junction City, OR crossing a ballasted deck wood trestle over Ayres Lane en route to Harrisburg, OR where the train will do some switching before returning sou... (more)
Portland & Western GP39-2 no. 2302 handles industry switching on Eugene, Oregon's north side at the Georgia Pacific chemical plant. This was one of three local/switch jobs on duty this morning aro... (more)
Amtrak Cabbage NCPU 90251 trails on Amtrak Cascade 513 as it heads out of Vancouver WA on its way north.
While the Columbia River Drawbridge is open for marine traffic, PNWR's 663 train waits to depart for Albany.
You ever run into someone you used to have the same job as, and they're still working at the old place, while you've gone on to new things? Wonder if these former Santa Fe GP39-2s all feel that wa... (more)
A rare daylight Toledo Hauler on the far west portion of the Toledo District switches out their outbound train just east of town with a set of geeps and road slugs.
The Lewis & Clark Explorer backs out of its loading area at Linnton to enter the main track to Astoria. The train ran for three years as part of the Lewis & Clark Expedition bicentennial. ORRX 31... (more)
Portland & Western 2307, a GP39-2 handles a local north through Harrisburg, OR as marine clouds begin to give way to sunlight. The short local will do a bit of switching at the north end of town, ... (more)
As folks sit at a crawl in work hour traffic, Portland & Westerns 664 makes good time leaving Vancouver for Albany today.
The Harbor Turn rolls down Adams Avenue on a Fall afternoon. This stretch of street running is a vestige of Southern Pacific's Red Electric interurban service.
The Portland & Western's Vancouver, WA-bound train passes the Oregon Rail Heritage Center, where the SP 4449 is seen still steaming after its adventure on the same railroad.
Portland & Western SD7 1501 works the yard in Albany, Ore., as Amtrak heads north, approaching its Albany station stop.