A northbound manifest in Oregon's Willamette Valley rolls slowly up the mainline at Shedd siding, as an opposing southbound train takes siding.
The Toledo Patch is approaching the Union Pacific mainline after receiving authority to cross over into PNWR's Albany Yard.
Portland & Western 1501 switches cars at the south end of Albany yard. The 69-year old SD7 is one of the oldest locomotives still working regularly in Oregon.
AERC 5935 with a 1 car train at the top end of the Albany yard.
Late on a winter afternoon, the southbound Coast Starlight makes its station stop at Albany, Oregon.
PNWR 1501 sitting tied down in albany.
The Willamette & Pacific yard crew is setting up the day's train to Toledo. After they add the caboose to the rear, the power will be added to the head end of the train.
The morning fog is burning off as Willamette & Pacific's westbound Eugene Hauler exits Hallawell siding on the south side of Albany, Oregon. The train will run on Southern Pacific's Brooklyn Subdi... (more)
Power for Willamette & Pacific's Eugene Hauler crosses over Burlington Northern's former Oregon Electric. Today, both lines are united under the Portland & Western banner.
The Coast Starlight is roaring though the Willamette Valley on the longest railroad tangent in Oregon - 19 miles.
Roster shot of P&W #1501 (former Southern Pacific) EMD SD7 leading a P&W local out of Albany, OR
P&W #1501 (former Southern Pacific) EMD SD7 leads a P&W local out of Albany, OR
On Labor Day 1988, an eastbound SP drag takes siding for Amtrak 11 on the south side of Albany. At the time, it was common for SP to use first generation power on trains in the Willamette Valley b... (more)