Working in industrial northern Portland, Oregon, is GN 3613, a BNSF Railway Sw1000 that, as of December 29, 2014, began wearing the railroad’s obsolete “GN” reporting mark. (The GN mark is still ... (more)
The 2nd warbonnet i've seen this month! This time it's breaking up a train that the pair just brought down from Seattle or Tacoma at The Port of Portland, T6 Yard.
A beat up GE leads an eastbound stack train with fall foliage in full force.
A westbound SP drag with a nice mix of power meets the northbound Coast Starlight in Portland's southeast suburbs.
A personal favorite, bloody nose 1124 with SP lettering rolls east as fall has peaked for Portland.
After coming north on a manifest yesterday, UP 1996 trails on a power move to Brooklyn Yard. The consist will probably be heading out on a southbound Z at some point.
On a very spooky and clear Halloween 2019, BNSF has dressed up as a quartet of CN GE power. This power came of a oil train and the lead unit was former UP 9094 and previously CNW 8546.
Part of the collection at the Oregon Rail Heritage Center in Portland, Oregon, is Union Pacific SW10 96. Built as SW7 1821, this engine was rebuilt by Union Pacific into SW10 1243 in November 198... (more)
A westbound Metropolitan Area Express (MAX) Red Line train (Portland International Airport to Beaverton Transit Center) crosses the Steel Bridge over the Willamette River in downtown Portland, Ore... (more)
Part of the fun of spending two days at the Oregon Rail Heritage Center was getting to spend time with Doyle McCormack. Doyle headed up the restoration and operation of Southern Pacific 4-... (more)
A pair of Union Pacific ES44AC locomotives (5413 and 8101) sit at the railroad’s Albina Yard in Portland, Oregon, on October 28, 2019.
Amtrak train 513, an Amtrak Cascades weekend service train, is just a few miles out of Portland Union Station. This train originated at Union Station and is heading south to Eugene-Springf... (more)
Just 187 miles into its 1377-mile journey from Seattle WA to Los Angeles CA, Amtrak train 11, the southbound Coast Starlight, departs Portland, Oregon’s Union Station after a crew change. ... (more)
Of the 297 PA and PB locomotives built by the American Locomotive Company, only five are still extant. Four are former Santa Fe locomotives, which were purchased and later rebuilt by the Delaware... (more)
UP has brought two of these relatively new slug sets to Albina Yard. From what i could dig up, most of these are rebuilds of former Missouri Pacific SD38-2s.