The Vancouver, WA to Albany manifest crosses the massive timber trestle near Helvetia. Portland & Western operates this line today.
As summer comes to a close, 663 runs down Hillsboro after taking Cornelius Pass.
Portland & Westerns 663 rolls into North Plains after going over the "Hill" or Cornelis Pass.
While the Columbia River Drawbridge is open for marine traffic, PNWR's 663 train waits to depart for Albany.
Portland & Westerns 663 has been using the Cornelius Pass line somewhat frequently this last year due to major delays with UP on the Willsburg line. The crew died on Sunday, taking said route goin... (more)
Winterail 2017 brought lots of train buffs to the central Willamette Valley this year in Corvallis. Around 10 people or so gathered at the Lake Oswego bridge to shoot 663 following the event.
Rerouted 663 takes its train over Dick Road and the Massive Holcomb Creek Trestle.
Ex-ATSF "Adair Village" leads a very snowy 663 into Willbridge Yard
663 0ver the Lake Oswego Railroad bridge
One of my favorite shots of 663 running over Cornelius Pass was this shot just east of North Plains. The 90's Nissan pickup adds a nice touch of making this shot look like it was taken a decade ag... (more)
663 rolls over the million dollar mansions of Lake Oswego with its daily train.
Former St. Lawrence & Atlantic 3004 leads 663 past the defunct Linnton Plywood Company. Once a top rated company to work, now sits idle due to the downsizing of the old growth forrest operations.
A former Santa Fe bluebonnet leads the multi colored 663 over Cornelius Pass again. Here it crosses a wooden trestle in North Plains.
After dropping it's train off at Willbridge Yard, the power runs light pick up the new train in Vancouver.
Portland & Western's Santa Fe heritage fleet departs south to Albany, Or.