The Newberg Turn crosses a timber trestle on Rex Hill that had recently suffered a fire. You can see the scorched trees and burned trestle timbers near the rear unit. This scenic line is currentl... (more)
The westbound Mac Hauler nears the summit of Rex Hill between Sherwood and Newberg. This scenic trackage is no longer in service.
Portland & Western's McMinnville Hauler is descending the east side of Rex Hill. This trackage is no longer in service.
A cold front has deposited snow on the floor of the Tualatin Valley, a rare sight. The Newberg Turn is running extra today, preparing for the climb over Rex Hill.
Shortly after delivery to Genesee & Wyoming's Willamette & Pacific, four ex-Santa Fe units lead the Mac Hauler west near Sherwood. The train is using detour rights on Southern Pacific's Newberg Br... (more)
When Willamette & Pacific received 17 GP39s that had come off lease to Santa Fe, the new shortline put the units to work as soon as possible. Units renumbered in WPRR's 2300-series were equipped w... (more)
On August 11th, 2015, Portland and Western's Westside district trestle in Sherwood caught fire and was lost. Three teenagers were caught, cited for trespassing, and charged with reckless burning, ... (more)
Flames fully engulf the somewhat famed former Southern Pacific Sherwood Trestle now owned by the Portland Western Railroad. On Aug 10 at around 4pm the bridge caught fire fully engulfing the brid... (more)
This is what remains of the somewhat famed former Southern Pacific Sherwood Trestle now owned by the Portland Western Railroad, a lot of it's fame came from the SP4449 making it's way to Sherwood ... (more)
Friday 13th Definetely WASN'T a UNlucky day today. The Moon is shining bright and the Skies are clear while 4449 gets some sleep for it's big show at tomorrow's Sherwood Antique Auto Show.
LLW 5399 sits in the backround while the 4449 crew shuts her down for the night.
SP 4449, wearing Daylight paint, makes an appearance at the big custom car show in Sherwood, Or. Fellow railfan moves in for a closeup on this very special steam loco.
SP 4449 participates Cruisin' Sherwood Festival at Saturday June 10th, 2006 in Historic Old Town - Sherwood, Oregon.