Somebody got repainted!
REFER MADNESS! A string of brand new refrigerated cars make their maiden voyage to Albina Yard on the daily Lake Yard transfer. These Gunderson made cars were built right across the street from La... (more)
Union Pacific brought this interesting piece of equipment to SLO. This boxcar is a classroom designed to instruct emergency responders the appropriot way to handle potential incidents involving Oi... (more)
An ex-GN SD9, built in 1954 has gotten repainted into modern BNSF colors.
A closer view of EMDX 1502 after being released from a two week stay at Albina yard.
One of the few hold out BN switchers on the modern roster hustles a single boxcar from the NW industrial area of Portland.
Old, Cold, and elegant. Some SP SD9Es await Christmas.
A closer look at the Brooklyn switcher. The locomotive looks something like a GP40X but it along with the slug, UPY 3002 were rebuilt in 2013 from two former Cotten Belt GP40's by RELCO Locomotive... (more)
Western Pacific Railroad Museum, where you can climb on the equipment (metal gets very hot in the sun)!
On the last day of 2015 we see Portland & Western 1852 which was built over 60 years ago on 06/1955, as SP 5438. The unit has been patched twice over the years, initially by the Willamette & Pacif... (more)
After being overhauled, UP 9532 and 9282 have been stored here at the Portola Railroad Museum to avoid vandalism to these "like new" locomotives until traffic picks up. Apparently 9532 s... (more)
Another shot of the BNSF ballast train anchoring down the new bypass track to the Fallbridge Subdivision reveals the water soaked Vancouver yard.
Wondering where the 90s went? Well there is a solid string of these beasts in Dunsmuir waiting for another boom like we saw in 2014.
The Moo Cow painted 101 now spends its life on the remainder of the Tillamook Branch. It serves patrons of the Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad, firing up occasionally for the evening dinner train fro... (more)
Off Property. Portland & Western has "transferred" their aging former SP GP9 to the Olympia & Belmore Railroad. Built in 1957 as SP 5738, this unit has apparently been really showing its... (more)