The SP Clack Switcher is crossing Kellogg Lake in the Portland suburb of Milwaukie. At the time, this trackage was part of SP's Tillamook Branch. The train was returning to Brooklyn Yard after pi... (more)
A special train for the Genesee & Wyoming Board of Directors crosses the Willamette River. At the time, the trackage was still operated by Southern Pacific as part of its Tillamook Branch.
Due to a tunnel fire, BN's Albany to Pasco, WA roadfreight detours on the Southern Pacific's Tillamook Branch.
MKT heritage with a fresh coat of paint rolls a MOW train out of Portland.
After carrying several distinguished Genessee & Wyoming corporate figures on a run between Milwaukie and Tigard, the SP 4449 leads its short consist of four passenger cars tender first back to the... (more)
The "Portland & Western" 4449 heads for Brooklyn Yard after ten days on the road in Oregon, serving as a public relations icon for the Genesee & Wyoming operations.
Wearing the colors of the Portland Traction Railroad which are the colors the locomotive was originally given in 1952. This locomotive continues to operate, hustling refer cars between Milwaukie a... (more)
Oregon Pacific's colorful GMD-1 spends a quiet Sunday morning at rest near the OPR shop. This unit was built as Canadian National 1045 in 1959 and was delivered with A1A-A1A trucks. B-B trucks w... (more)
Former Portland Traction Co. SW-1 100 rests on a quite Sunday morning adjacent to the Oregon Pacific shops. The little unit was acquired in February 1952 to replace PRTD electric freight motors a... (more)
Union Pacific 1995 passes through the town of Milwaukie with a manifest bound for Albina Yard in Portland.
Tied down for the weekend, former Portland Traction Company SW1 of the Oregon Pacific Railroad rests at the company's East Portland yard in Milwaukie in the very early hours of a Sunday morning.
UP1989 and the Operation Lifesaver special head back to Brooklyn on the last run of the day.
UP1989 Leads the Operation Lifesaver special through Milwaukie on the last trip of the day. After 5 years of patience, I have finally photographed all 6 Heritage units!
Heading home. Having dropped off the P&W portion of the train, the 4449 heads back to Brooklyn.