An ex-SP GP9 awaits its next call to duty on the Mount Hood Railroad. On freight trains, the caboose is used as a riding platform between the depot and the railroad's switchback.
After the first snowing of the season, The Train to Christmas Town reverses up the Hood River. With uncertainty about the lines future due to financial woes of the roads former parent company, thi... (more)
MH 88 has had its reporting marks changed to SDCX, for a leasing group called Sandton Rail. Iowa Pacific and Mount Hood Railroad have been in the news for financial reasons and hopefully they can ... (more)
UP #7466 leads an eastbound manifest train through The Colombia River Gorge meeting a westbound UP intermodal train on a cool fall afternoon.
The last bit of snow for the Columbia River Gorge. The UP ran a bunch of trains both ways this day including this westbound grain train rounding Mitchell Point.
A Union Pacific EB stack train rolls along the mighty Columbia River and through a spectacular fall colors scene.
Mount Adams and the Mount Hood Railroad: There are two volcanic peaks that are easily visible from the Mount Hood Railroad. As the name implies, Mount Hood is one of them. The other is Moun... (more)
Under a haze of smoke from the many wildfires burning in the Northwest, a Union Pacific Stack rounds through lush Rushton Point on the Columbia River.
Mount Hood 88 switches passenger cars around in the yard in Hood River, Oregon.
Headlights around a curve
An eastbound Union Pacific Intermodal passes through the lush Point Ruthton, on the Oregon side of the Columbia River Gorge
Westbound double stacks
Two DPUs bring up the end of a grainer as the sun melts the snowpack of the Columbia River Gorge.
An eastbound stack train rushes past downtown Hood River.