The PNWR American Turn on the way back to Eugene from the old American pulp mill near Halsey, Oregon. It is running along Holly Street in downtown Junction City with the historic Junction City Ro... (more)
Still wearing the patriotic colors of The Pittsburgh & Shawmut Railroad, PNWR 1201 sits with stacks capped in Albany Yard. This unit is suppose to be trimmed from the Portland and Western roster.
Coming back from Oakland, OR, i made a quick stop in Albany as there is always something interesting to look at. Here, the vintage SP SD7 sits idle on this 1st Saturday of 2019. The old workhorse ... (more)
Portland & Western's first locomotive, ex-Southern Pacific 4326, pulls an extra Willamina Local on a sunny Sunday in the Northwest.
An extra Albina-Tigard transfer rolls out of Albina Yard, seen from the city's Bridge Pedal event. This usually doesn't run on Sunday, making this a rather interesting catch.
Portland & Western manifest rolls by the Oregon Rail Heritage Center on a beautiful Saturday afternoon.
Winterail has come and gone, but the trains still roll on. At a point about halfway between two elevation gaining horseshoe curves about 3 miles west of Summit, a short 9 car Hauler creaks and gr... (more)
P & W's Toledo Hauler twists and turns up the Yaquina River Valley in the Coast Range Mountains during a trip from Georgia Pacific Paper Mill in Toledo to Albany, Oregon.
The Linnton job brings a cut of cars from the BN in St Johns with some nice late-winter snow on the ground.
A Portland & Western track crew waits on the line over Cornelius Pass as the Day Wauna heads west over the Astoria Line.
The sun is out as a delayed Albina Job runs south with Matt Keene at the helm.
Portland & Western's first locomotive switches out Taylor Lumber on the Willamina District. The ex-Southern Pacific SD was no stranger to this territory, from its days as SP 4326.
The outbound Willamina Local passes through a swale at the former station site of Harrison on the branch to Willamina.
After completing some work in Tigard, OR, PNWR GP39-2 #2301 leads Train #664 through the forests outside of Lake Oswego, OR on a cold Saturday afternoon.
Off Property. Portland & Western has "transferred" their aging former SP GP9 to the Olympia & Belmore Railroad. Built in 1957 as SP 5738, this unit has apparently been really showing its... (more)