After switching out the steel mill on the north side of town, power for the Mac Switcher returns to the depot for tieup. At the time, there were several wig wags in downtown McMinnville.
While on a public relations tour, SP 4449 - relettered for both Willamette & Pacific and Portland & Western - pulls a freight train for WPRR.
Relettered for a public relations tour, SP 4449 heads west on Willamette & Pacific's West Side District.
Due to flooding on the main line near Oregon City, Southern Pacific detoured some intermodal trains on Willamette & Pacific in February 1996. One of the detours passes through St. Joseph, near McM... (more)
Five months after leasing many Oregon branchlines from Southern Pacific, the Genesee & Wyoming Board of Directors tour their new property.
On the longest Saturday of 1995, Willamette & Pacific's Westsider rolls north through the Willamette Valley. Normally a night job, the train could be photographed returning to McMinnville in the s... (more)
On a sunny winter day, SP's Whiteson Flyer switches cars near McMinnville.
The first ex-ATSF GP39 painted for new owner Willamette & Pacific shows off in downtown McMinnville on the Fourth of July 1993.
A former Southern Pacific "Cadillac" sits at the Willamette & Pacific's office in McMinnville. The grain elevator in the scene has since been demolished.
The heritage of Portland & Western Railroad GP9 1803 is fairly obvious from the lighting arrangement on the engine's nose. Built by EMD in January 1957 as Southern Pacific GP9 5738, the engine wa... (more)
After a night run to Salem, Oregon, P&W 3300 and 3051 have just uncoupled from their load at the old Purina grain elevator in McMinnville.