The geological features and the frequency of trains along the Columbia River make it a great destination for Photographers.
Eastbound BNSF X train (empty grain train) at Quinton, OR in the Columbia River Gorge.
Eastbound BNSF X train (empty grain train) at Rowena, OR.
Westbound stack train approaching the Goff siding on the Portland Sub.
An odd sight on the Portland Sub, a foreign leader on an east bound empty grain train. Most of the time the UP has UP leaders due to cab signals on the line, I have rarely ever seen a train witho... (more)
UP 2745 leads a westbound through the Columbia River Gorge.
UP 8409, 7090, & 2581 power a westbound stack train between Biggs Jct. & Celilo Village Oregon.
UP 7403 & 8266 power eastbound auto racks on UP's Portland Sub.
UP 7399, 6620, 4733, & 2608 lead a westbound manifest on UP's Portland Sub.
Three EMDs lead an eastbound manifest along the south bank of the Columbia River.
UP 7922 & 8445 lead a westbound across the Deschutes River.
UP 7084, 7818, 5856, 5095, & 6464 westbound with a manifest at Biggs Oregon.
The Union Pacific is in the middle of a major tie replacement, ballast project on the AAPortland Sub. Trains during daylight are few and far between.