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.
For a couple of weeks in October, the aspen groves along the Shasta Route near Chiloquin, Oregon turn a brilliant gold. The Coast Starlight passes by in 2003.
The Coast Starlight is roaring though the Willamette Valley on the longest railroad tangent in Oregon - 19 miles.
Amtrak train 513, an Amtrak Cascades weekend service train, is just a few miles out of Portland Union Station. This train originated at Union Station and is heading south to Eugene-Springf... (more)
Just 187 miles into its 1377-mile journey from Seattle WA to Los Angeles CA, Amtrak train 11, the southbound Coast Starlight, departs Portland, Oregon’s Union Station after a crew change. ... (more)
A large Mount Rainier train heads north through Oregon's Willamette Valley.
In spring 1995, Oregon DOT used a Talgo set laying over at Portland for quick demonstration trips to Salem on weekends. One of these trains has just arrived at Salem. The engineer is leaving the... (more)
The new phase II heritage unit leads the baby builder into Portland.