Having never seen 2/3 of the locomotives in this building before today, it was a truly magnificent experience, and the facilities and people here are top notch. They aren't arrogant by any stretc... (more)
After a morning of attendance at a BNSF Christmas Event in Downtown Vancouver, the SP&S 700 leads its two car consist back home to its residency at the Oregon Rail Heritage Center.
SP&S Locomotive 621, rebuilt in Portland roundhouse from SP&S Locomotive 107. The original locomotive was built in August 1910 (Class D-1 4-6-0). Locomotive re-entered service on December 22, 19... (more)
Onlookers view the 700 through their cell phones as the Holiday Express departs Oaks Park.
The SP&S 700 passes a jogger and fellow bicyclist along the Springwater trail as it pulls the ORHF's annual Holiday Express.
The SP&S 700 pulls into Oaks Park Station with the Holiday Express.
The SP&S 700 releases steam from its cylinders before departing with the 2PM Holiday Express.
As bikers pass it along the Springwater Corridor, the SP&S 700 pulls the annual Holiday Express through an S-curve on the Oregon Pacific's East Portland Branch during the noon hour.
A rare outing of SP&S 700 on the Portland & Western Union branch (Cornelius Pass) included the passage of the majestic Holcomb Creek Trestle.
Back Office. Here's a fireman's side view of the cab controls on the massive Spokane, Portland & Seattle Locomotive 700, a 220-ton Northern that "lives" in the Oregon Rail Heritag... (more)
Quittin' Time. Pacific Railroad Preservation Association Engineer Jim Abney (left) debriefs the evening's activities with Fireman Jeff Honeyman (right) upon completion of a Lerro Production... (more)
Ready for departure. Spokane, Portland & Seattle's massive Northern steams in the Portland Yard with a string of heavyweight coaches, looking for all the world like she's about to depart on... (more)
This gal doesn't get out much, but if you can coax her out of the house, she'll definitely show you a good time! Spokane, Portland and Seattle #700, a massive E-1 Class, 4-8-4 Northern Loc... (more)
Spokane, Portland & Seattle No. 700 smokes it up during a photo runby on Day 3 of a four-day round trip from Portland, Ore., to Spokane, Wash., and return. While the trip started out with no diese... (more)
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.