The westbound Empire Builder rolls into Portland.
A Port Westwood bound oil train rolls under the St Johns Bridge on the former SP&S, now Portland & Western Astoria Line.
Sunny shot of the rear of the last SP "Cadillac" on the former POTB.
Looking east onto downtown Portland, the Albina-Lake Transfer passes the Pearl District. This area was formally the BN Hoyt St. Roundhouse and Yard. If you looks up NW 13th ave (directly behind he... (more)
UP 591 moves a cut of cars around Albina Yard
Doing my human droning during the Portland Bridge Pedal. BNSF has dropped this train at Albina Yardand will head to the Steel Bridge to return to Lake Yard. The event closes the Fremont Bridge to ... (more)
After heading deep into Vancouver to pick up a Weber BBQ, i used the opportunity to finally check out the PVJR Yard. This unit is painted for the Washington Central and was built in 1965 for the M... (more)
The fresh and clean crew of Portland Westerns 664 rolls out of Vancouver.
One of many former BN SD9s that made in onto the BNSF roster is now landlocked on the POTB in Tillamook. The locomotive was built for the Colorado & Southern in 1959 and sold to the POTB in 2002.... (more)
Port of Tillamook Bay revisited. Nearly a decade after the washouts that severed the lines connection out of Tillamook, former SP 5418 shows its SP heritage as the POTB plain peels.
The Lake Transfer rolls into Oregon, passing the UP connection and Rivergate Yard leads in North Portland.
A Tacoma Rail transfer to the BN Yard in Tacoma.
With a think tint of smoke overhead from fires burning in British Columbia, bluebonnet 2790 shuffles around steel coil cars around the Rivergate Yard.
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.
Two big GEs move into Albina Yard.