Two brand new repaints lead an intermodal train into Barnes Yard in North Portland.
One of the newish Chargers handles the Portland section of the Empire Builder. This shot was taken from the Fremont Bridge during the annual bridge pedal event.
Although the timetable calls this train the "Northwest Talgo," conventional Superliner equipment is being used tonight.
A southbound Cascades departs for Eugene
A BNSF intermodal heads north out of Portland, en route to the Columbia River Gorge and points east.
The Empire Builder's consist pulls out of Portland Union Station to be wyed for the return trip east
Definitely the highlight of the Portland railroad community was the two former SP/SSW geeps handling the local out of Barnes Yard this year.
SP 4449 and SP&S 700 sit side by side at the Oregon Rail Heritage Center in Portland, OR.
SP 4449 sits on display at the Oregon Rail Heritage Center in Portland, OR.
An Albina Yard switch job pulls forward with a large cut of cars.
PORTLAND OR Oct 2 1978 — Burlington Northern GP35s 2540 and 2335 are about to roll by Portland Terminal S2 40. My photo.
The Empire Builder races a stack train out of Portland
Ex-SP 9721 works thru the industrial maze in the Port Of Portland....
Just about everything in this image either doesn't exist anymore, or is no longer located in the state of Oregon. The unlikely combination of an F40, a PA-1 and an RSD-5 sun themselves on a spring... (more)
The Coast Starlight and the Portland section of the Empire Builder sit side by side at Portland Union Station.