Former Tacoma Railroad 2006 has been repainted on the yard tracks outside of the Oregon Rail Heritage Center. The locomotive was from former Milwaukee Road heritage, built in 1956.
CP 9712 seems to have had a fender bender. Notice the cation tape on the front railing and the missing snow plow.
A very short JB Hunt stack train enters Lake Yard in Portland. The train includes BNSF 615, former ATSF 615 which has undergone the Dash-9 rebuild program.
I found this locomotive sitting in the Rail heritage/ Oregon Pacific yard in south Portland. The unit was repainted in a temporary paint booth. I haven't found any info on the locomotive, but i as... (more)
A usually nocturnal Albina-Albany transfer leaves Albina yard around noon. The former KCS locomotive was originally built for CNW as a SD45 but was rebuilt to SD40 specs for Kansas City Southern.
A relatively new Tier IV locomotive is starting to show some grime after making back and forth trips between Oregon and California this winter.
South bound Amtrak Cascade train enters Portland Union Station.
Morning power on the servicing tracks behind the Albina engine house.
Still fresh and clean, twin UP tier IV's hang out at Albina
Albina Yard bound transfer from Lake Yard moves past the Centennial Mills complex in downtown Portland.
The engineer is expelling steam through valves at the bottom of the piston cylinders. This allows any condensed water in the cylinders to be expelled with the steam. This is usually done when the... (more)
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.
Usual yellow power is seen baking in the sun at UP's Albina Shops, with Albina Yard lurking in the background.
Some clean UP power leads the daily Albina-Lake Yard transfer out of northwest Portland on a rather nice winter day. The Burlington Northern railroad drawbridge can be seen in the background.
Former Santa Fe snoot nose R/C equipped makes a reverse move with a selection of power to Vancouver for servicing.