A northbound freight takes the siding in the St. Johns trench after crossing the Willamette River.
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.
The sun shines down on the folks enjoying National Train day at the Oregon Railroad Heritage Center. As viewers of all ages and demographics admire the sights and sounds of the event, it's busines... (more)
Old vs new as this 1941 built steam locomotive passes the new Max extension to Milwaukee
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.
It was one for the books as SP 4449 ran to Tigard via Milwaukee on the UP and Portland & Western. The run was for the Tigard Yard commemoration and had some important people from Genesee & Wyoming... (more)
A BNSF, former L&N SD35 rebuild and TEBC6, a tractive effort booster built on a SD9 frame leads a handful of cars from the car repair building on the Vancouver Yard. I don't believe this locomotiv... (more)
In honor of my 700th upload, i wanted to put a roster shot a got a couple weeks back of this old Santa Fe pink bonnet. Not as eye catching as at one point, but still pretty cool to see.
This former SP SD45 carbody looks pretty magical as it rolls past the little community off Roy Road in the Tualatin Valley.
Once common on these coal haulers, an H2 MAC leads a loaded train into Vancouver. Most likely this locomotive came out of storage recently.
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.
The Harbor Turn rolls over Holcomb Creek Trestle with the usual pair for former SP SD45 carbodys on point.
The Harbor Turn returns from Harbor Siding and enters the open fields of the Tualitin Valley.
Logs on Logs as the Harbor Turn rolls over the Holcomb Creek road. This train usually passes over this bridge and back in the night making a pretty rare day run due to track work.
Portland & Westerns "Harbor Turn" rolls up downtown Hillsboro. This run is usually nocturnal, so it's pretty cool seeing a predominately log train run the route in the day.