AMTK 11 rolls over the Steel Bridge after a station stop in Portland. The festive "Pepsi can" leads the way.
Amtrak Cascades train 500 roars across the floor of the Willamette Valley at Hito. Next stop: Oregon City.
Not quite 117 miles into its 310 mile trip to Seattle, Cascades train 508 is already an hour and fifteen minutes behind schedule. Small wonder that railfans in the Puget Sound area call this train... (more)
Amtrak 508 has just started its 310 mile trip from Eugene to Seattle as it passes the water tower at the new Oregon State Hospital. Local icon Spencer Butte looms in the distance. This is the only... (more)
Finally got me a Pepsi can!
With word that the Lake Shore Limited 49 was hours behind due to unknown issues, we raced out hoping for a rare daylight photo. The sun kept playing games, darting in and out, but gave enough ligh... (more)
Amtrak 503, the morning Cascades train from Seattle to Eugene, arrives at Oregon City, Oregon. The cab car leading the train was painted for use with the Talgo Series 6 trainsets, which were retir... (more)
Having just met a freight train at Quinton, Amtrak's Pioneer blazes eastward along the Columbia River. Train 26's next station stop will be at Hinkle, site of Union Pacific's massive yard.
Train 26, the Pioneer, departs Portland for Salt Lake City. The train carried a through coach and sleeper for Chicago. Demolition of the depot yard is underway, and a sign advertises the condos t... (more)
Train 792, the Northwest Talgo, departs Portland for Seattle. The Talgo equipment was in its first month of operation in the Northwest.
Amtrak's northbound Mount Rainier makes its station stop at Salem on a spring morning. The train originated in Eugene a few minutes before sunrise. It will terminate at Seattle during lunch hour.
A special Talgo operation for Oregon DOT heads south on the Siskiyou Line near Ashland.
Thirteen hours late due to a blizzard in the Oregon Cascades, the southbound Coast Starlight nears Klamath Falls.
Setting sun lights up an Amtrak Cascades train headed north to Seattle from Portland Union Station.
As protestors gather only a few miles away, the Amtrak veterans unit leads the eastbound Empire Builder to Spokane.