I found this locomotive sitting in the Rail heritage/ Oregon Pacific yard in south Portland. The unit was repainted in a temporary paint booth. I haven't found any info on the locomotive, but i as... (more)
After the run to Tigard, Doyle's RSD-5 moves around the recently donated Cheyenne steam shop switcher, UPP 96 and the steam generator car "Little Boy" to make room for 4449.
Two BN SD60Ms have the day off as a variety of Geeps switch the Tacoma Yard.
Portland & Western 3004, still in former St. Lawrence & Atlantic colors leads a re-routed 663 over Cornelius Pass. This train usually goes over the UP out of Lake Oswego but problems with the Stee... (more)
Doing a great steam locomotive impersonation, the black-widow heritage SD9 accelerates with a load of lumber on the Albany & Easter.
After stalking this units movements around Albina for the last two weeks, i was finally able to catch a unobstructed shot of the Tier IV demo. Apparently 1502 and 1503 have both been pulled from s... (more)
Revisiting the Schellville deadline last month, some changes have taken since i was there in December. The caboose along with Tri-City Railroad VO-1000M, that was once working Mare Island has move... (more)
A year later without any snow on the ground, a conglomeration of EMD power gathers in Vancouver. BNSF 1550 is one of four SD9-3 rebuilds still working the BNSF, with a new coat of paint.
Former SP power beautifully restored rides the Sweet Home Branch. The train switches out empties for lumber loads on the Albany Eastern.
4449 leaves the Fallbridge Sub and heads down the Oregon Trunk during the Bend Excursion.
Doyle McCormack's RSD-5 shuffles around the queen of the Oregon Rail Heritage Center.
SP 4449 rolls over the Lake Oswego Railroad Bridge over the Willamette River, towing the train use to carry the Chairman of Genesee and Wyoming.
A flag burner along with CSX 4386, a SD40-3 rebuild and the new kid in town, EMDX 1503.
A BNSF ballast train lays rock upon the new bypass line around the yard, to the Fallbridge Sub. The very rain saturated yard dries out briefly during a pause following record breaking rain that fl... (more)
Surprise! 4449 makes a unannounced run with BNSF business cars. Here it is seen heading east along the Fallbridge Sub. It is apparently filming an IMAX movie. Note the cameras on the front end.