Portland Terminal S-4 sits between assignments at South Rigby Yard.
While a Portland Terminal Alco S2 switches an adjacent yard, a passenger train at the station platform prepares to depart for Seattle.
PT 140 runs back to yard, crossing the interesting bike trail signal.
From SP 9721 works on the Portland Terminal, breaking up a BNSF Chicago-Portland Z train. A long ways away from the hotshot intermodal trains this unit would run on The Sunset Route.
Another shot of UP 1124. This unit was working the Eugene-Salem area but have bounced back to Portland for servicing and reassignment to Lake Yard on the Portland Terminal.
On a warm June morning, former SP 9721 is sorting cars for the Portland Terminal in Guilds Lake Yard. UP 1124 has been assigned to the Eugene area for some time and hopefully will be working Portl... (more)
Portland Terminal S1 1006 and a pair of Maine Central GP7s pass the night at the Rigby Yard engine terminal in South Portland, ME, which was also shared with the Boston & Maine. The PT's fleet of ... (more)
In a scenario repeated countless time in railroading they are waiting, and talking "footboard talk", 99.9% of the time about something other than their occupation. The sun is high and warm and h... (more)
A real curiosity anywhere.
Something curious even then, especially in the Northwest.
A stack train heads East in the early morning.
from the vestibule of the departing Coast Starlight