As Northern Pacific’s pool Train 408 departs Vancouver, Washington and is about to cross the Columbia River into Oregon and Portland, SP&S Alco RS-3 81 uses the lead to switch cars.
Spokane, Portland & Seattle puts on a show during a photo runby at Avery, Wash., on the first day of a four day trip to Pasco.
SP&S 700 and it's train head back home to ORHF after a successful National Train Day at Portland Union Station.
In a world of LED and Strobe Blue lights this blue lantern adds a nice touch of class and romance to the SP&S 700 as it rests for the night.
SP&S 700 and train marches across the Seattle Sub on the middle lead to get in position for display in Vancouver, WA on 12/21/13.
SP&S 700 and train back across the Seattle Sub on the middle lead in Vancouver, WA, 12/21/13.
Spokane Portland & Seattle No. 700, a 4-8-4 built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works in 1938, steals the show at the Oregon Rail Heritage Center in Portland, Oregon. The SP&S 700 was assigned to work... (more)
SP&S 700 shows off some muscle on the grade to Cornelius Pass.
A rare outing of SP&S 700 on the Portland & Western Union branch (Cornelius Pass) included the passage of the majestic Holcomb Creek Trestle.
Spokane, Portland & Seattle 700 shakes the new bridge over Rock Creek on the Portland & Western Union branch. The trestle that stood there was destroyed in 1994 by a fire and the line was closed b... (more)
A WP workman sands a solid consist of ex-SP&S (now BN) Alcos.
Nation Train Day 2013 at Portland Union Station
Steam in the City of Roses: Spokane, Portland and Seattle 4-8-4 No. 700 departs Portland Union Station after being on display on May 11 for National Train Day. The locomotive is returning t... (more)
Spokane, Portland and Seattle No. 700 was the star of National Train Day in Portland, Ore. on Saturday, May 11. Hundreds of people lined up throughout the afternoon to see inside the cab of... (more)