Dressed in classy Southern Pacific black widow colors, Portland & Western GP9 No. 1801 switches the PNWR yard in Eugene, Oregon, on the morning of September 27, 2016. The 1959-built EMD is lettere... (more)
In October 1995, Southern Pacific 4449 spent a week on Portland & Western doing public relations work. On the last day that the steamer operated, the late David Goodheart set up this photo op in ... (more)
Southbound American Turn trundles down Holly St in Junction City OR.
The PNWR American Turn on the way back to Eugene from the old American pulp mill near Halsey, Oregon. It is running along Holly Street in downtown Junction City with the historic Junction City Ro... (more)
Still wearing the patriotic colors of The Pittsburgh & Shawmut Railroad, PNWR 1201 sits with stacks capped in Albany Yard. This unit is suppose to be trimmed from the Portland and Western roster.
Coming back from Oakland, OR, i made a quick stop in Albany as there is always something interesting to look at. Here, the vintage SP SD7 sits idle on this 1st Saturday of 2019. The old workhorse ... (more)
Portland & Western's first locomotive, ex-Southern Pacific 4326, pulls an extra Willamina Local on a sunny Sunday in the Northwest.
An extra Albina-Tigard transfer rolls out of Albina Yard, seen from the city's Bridge Pedal event. This usually doesn't run on Sunday, making this a rather interesting catch.
Portland & Western manifest rolls by the Oregon Rail Heritage Center on a beautiful Saturday afternoon.
Winterail has come and gone, but the trains still roll on. At a point about halfway between two elevation gaining horseshoe curves about 3 miles west of Summit, a short 9 car Hauler creaks and gr... (more)
P & W's Toledo Hauler twists and turns up the Yaquina River Valley in the Coast Range Mountains during a trip from Georgia Pacific Paper Mill in Toledo to Albany, Oregon.
The Linnton job brings a cut of cars from the BN in St Johns with some nice late-winter snow on the ground.
A Portland & Western track crew waits on the line over Cornelius Pass as the Day Wauna heads west over the Astoria Line.
The sun is out as a delayed Albina Job runs south with Matt Keene at the helm.
Portland & Western's first locomotive switches out Taylor Lumber on the Willamina District. The ex-Southern Pacific SD was no stranger to this territory, from its days as SP 4326.