Early morning at the Albina Engine house. On the back tracks foreground we see UP 5212 which seems to have its hand rails damaged in some sort of incident. Located behind the SD70M is UPY 3001, La... (more)
The Northbound "Coast Starlight" Approaches San Luis station. With a P42 sandwiched between Dash-8's.
Some nice standard cab power leads the southbound Starlight. Note two baggage cars.
One of the most scenic railroad locations in the world...Too bad the days of long SD9 powered log trains are over. This is a pretty cool conciliation seeing Doyle McCormack's F7 power dinner train... (more)
After a heavy rain the coast's primer frieght train "the oilcans" appears almost as they did before the elements rusted them brown. The Espee maybe be gone, but Southern Pacific can still be seen ... (more)
Hanging out in Vancouver, i came across this executive mac leading a coal train right before i was about to leave town.
Urban reuse. Build in 1912, Railroad Square has managed to avoid the wrecking ball and now serves as a multi-use facility for local commercial business. A former T&NO caboose sits where track use ... (more)
Fourteen locomotives, including five on an outbound JB Hunt stack train at Lake Yard on a wet spring afternoon.
Bridge shot of Albina Yard following a decent snow storm that stuck around for a solid week.
The Barnes Yard job rolls down the Kenton Line on the last day of summer.
The Holiday Express has some nice winter sunlight on this cold December morning.
Former SP 9721 still looks pretty good for being 29 years old. The motor has been a classic fixture around the PNW, roaming between Seattle and Eugene and working many local jobs.
Another empty reposition train navigates the grade and horseshoe curve before crossing Stenner Creek. UP 1989, in Rio Grande gold is in the 2nd position.
Power for the Albina-Lake Transfer moves past the UP signal department and a CA-11 bay window caboose. A Tidewater barge navigates the Willamette.
Looking like southern California, former SP 2568 and a sister unit await an uncertain fate at Progress Locomotives in Tacoma.