Burlington Northern GP9 1978 at Hoyt St. in Portland OR August 1970. Unknown Photographer Photo from my collection.
The UP special rolls into Portland, past the ORHF daylight cars as thunder storms roll along in the distance.
The returning Lake Transfer power passes Central Oregon & Pacific's (CORP) new power. The train will take them to Albina where they will head south to Eugene.
UP 1982 came up on the ZLCTA. When the trailers were broken off with the trailing power, we expected to see 1982 leading the afternoon IBRLC. Unfortunately it did not lead, but here it is passing ... (more)
Former Modoc Northern U-boat 1011 is now seen sporting CCET reporting marks. The locomotive came from the Albina Yard the previous day.
Making good time, this short UP special makes a quick crew change and continues heading south.
Some recently repainted SD60 and SD60M combos bask in the sunlight of Albina Yard.
Two years ago today, 4449 had just completed its legendary secret IMAX run along the BNSF Fallbridge Sub. On a very dreary Friday the 13th, she returns to the Oregon Rail Heritage Center from the ... (more)
A local out of Barnes Yard switches the Kenton Line on Easter Sunday 2020.
For a change of pace, a pair of SD75Ms run the Lake Transfer from Vancouver instead of SD40-2 power. The duo will most likely take a train to Pasco,WA from here, as they are typically based out of... (more)
The "other" P&W, Central Oregon & Pacific's (CORP) recently acquired SD70M-2s sit in Lake Yard after coming from the Buffalo & Pittsburgh Railroad. These units are now in the "other... (more)
UP 1995 takes a train north after arriving from Eugene this morning.
The return trip of the two SP dpus started this morning. They were broken up and UP 6290 is on the head end. Heads up points east!
A real surprise to have two patched SP motors on a train these days. After the word got out that they were out from Los Angeles, many ventured out to catch the UP 6290 and UP 6236 duo. The train i... (more)
CP Heritage 7011 brings up the rear DPU on this empty UP oil train. It's headed to Eastport, ID to interchange with the CP.