A Talgo set leaves for points north on a sunny north west day. The mill in the background is being torn down for more apartment complexes and the Fremont bridge stands tall in the background.
A former military switcher now hustles tourists on the Sierra Railway
Dragging a load from the NW Industrial to Willbridge.
Still switching after 64 years. Former Southern Pacific and Willamette & Pacific power soldiers on in Albany on the Portland & Western.
The eastbound Daylight special passes the reservation site at Cook under a subtle mist.
MCVX 911119 is a classroom designed to instruct emergency responders the appropriot way to handle potential incidents involving Oil trains. The coastline will potentially pick up more oil traffic,... (more)
PNWR 2315 brings the NP dome "Travelers Rest" down to the Albany & Eastern Railroad on a special solo move. The was just picked up from the assortment of preserved passenger equipment ke... (more)
The famous dash-8 pulls another empty afternoon garbage train west with some great 2nd generation power.
The westbound Empire Builder rolls into Portland.
All tracks are full in SLO, the coast starlights meet and track 3 is filled with an officers special.
A special full of chartered cars heads south.
I was able to find much on this locomotive besides that it seems to have most likely worked at the ARCO refinery in Blaine, Wa. UPY 1147 still awaits a future in its SP patch-job paint.
Built in 1952, this AS-616 has regained its former SP number. After leaving the SP system, the unit worked the Oregon and Northwestern, an eastern Oregon lumber railroad until the closing of the m... (more)
Vestiges of the old SP still haunt many places in California but are disappearing. These old water cars sit quitely in Guadalupe
OPR makes it's grand debut at the Oregon Rail Heritage Center after pulling SP 4449 and consist back from Oaks Park.