After avoiding the UP corridor along the Willamette for some time, i happened to check it out this morning and caught a train and contributor Jeremiah Lietke.
On 4/20 2017, former CNW 8804 rests between showers at Lake Yard in NW Portland.
With a load of steel and excavators, BNSF 1562 switches out Greene Transfer & Storage in N Portland.
Schnitzel Steel rests during a sun break from an April shower.
Far from its original duties on the point of Amtrak passenger trains, DLMX 644 leads a freight train over the massive timber trestle near Helvetia. This rural scene is less than ten miles from dow... (more)
As Portland begins to warm up for spring, a lone former SP patch job awaits the next call to duty in Albina. Yard.
The southbound Coast Starlight arrives at Portland. General Electric's flashy 500-class locomotives had just gone into service on trains 11 and 14.
BNSF 7001 makes a reverse move to couple on the Portland-Chicago Z-train.
A pair of SD40-2's, SP SD40T-2 and SD45 lead a freight through Portland
The northbound Coast Starlight arrives at Portland in March 1994.
An OPR excursion train heading to Oaks Park is seen just south of its departure station at the Oregon Rail Heritage Center.
Not your normal day in Willbridge Yard after a semi-truck managed to drive of the highway.
Due to the heavy snowing in Portland, the not so often used and seen former PNWR 1805, nee Southern Pacific 3822 was used to shove a transfer to Barnes Yard in North Portland. Originally built as ... (more)