The "Spirit of the Union Pacific" catches the last rays of sunlight while passing homeless camps along the Graham Line.
Just around the corner from where the Not-Quite-As-Mighty Willamette River joins the Mighty Columbia River in Portland OR, is the Columbia Grain Facility. In this scene the bulk ship Mamma Mia is... (more)
For a few days in July 1993, Willamette & Pacific put together a power set that represented all the variations in appearance that were seen on their ex-ATSF GP39s. From left, we have a full WPRR ... (more)
A BNSF transfer from Vancouver has a former Colorado & Southern motor on point. These moves with the Lake Transfer power started last year, bringing BNSF EMD power to Albina Yard frequently.
November is arguably the wettest month of the year in much of the Pacific Northwest, and Portland was not exempt the day this trio of Cadillacs was captured at Brooklyn Yard framed by SP's steam e... (more)
The armed forces tribute locomotive "Spirit of the Union Pacific" and UP 4141.
The armed forces tribute locomotive "Spirit of the Union Pacific" and UP 4141, the George HW Bush presidential library unit are posed with some flood lights.
The Olympic Torch unit rolls past the Oregon Rail Heritage Center on a trip to Eugene.
My last shot of the year was this CN grainer running down crossing alley in Portland.
Passenger cab units from different eras repose on a sunny afternoon in the Northwest.
On the Coast Daylight. U.S. Military Personnel catch up on current events as they relax in the observation car on Southern Pacific's Noon Daylight, as the power is swapped out during a quic... (more)
Doyle in the office. Friends of the 4449 President Doyle McCormack looks right at home in his "office", that being the Engineer's seat on SP 4449 as it runs in the yard in Portlan... (more)
One very distinctive proboscis. Certainly one of the most easily recognizable smokeboxes on any preserved steam locomotive is the one seen here on Southern Pacific GS-4 Class #4449. Equip... (more)
Daylight after dark. With her cylinder cocks wide open, Southern Pacific's colorful Northern #4449 creates quite a spectacle as she begins to move with a heavy passenger train in the yard a... (more)
Random meeting of Southern Pacific "Daylight" steam engine #4449 and a freight train with leading unit Portland & Western Railroad EMD GP40 #3004.