The Green is good on this matched couple of Burlington Northern SD40-2s leading the daily Lake Yard Transfer. The train will switch a cut of cars out before proceeding over the Willamette to Willb... (more)
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)
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)
A freighter from Willbridge Yard passes over the Willamette River on a warm late spring day.
Switching duties in Albina with a SP style light package and a SD40-2
Unfortunately after two weeks of sun, SP 4449 was brought out of the engine house for Train Day in Portland under all to familiar gray skies.
It's a fairly typical scene on a weekday in Downtown Portland. Pedestrians finding a second to cross the busy streets, cars waiting their turn at one of the many stoplights, and a light rail train... (more)
An eastbound Blue Line train pulls into the Yamhill District station before making the turn onto 1st Avenue in Downtown Portland
A quick break during an early spring storm allows for a shot of this JB Hunt train entering the intermodal terminal in
Built February of This year, BNSF 4264 is part of a final order of Tier 3 locomotives. Those trucks won't stay silver for long.
Fourteen locomotives, including five on an outbound JB Hunt stack train at Lake Yard on a wet spring afternoon.
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)
Northbound UP train being made up at Lake Yard
Looking fairly clean, UP 8653 leads a stack train east toward the Columbia River mainline. The train includes visiting CSX 253 and UP 6233, which was formally SP 189.
Southbound military loads pass the Oregon Rail Heritage Center.