You might think this is somewhere in Oklahoma or Texas. Instead, this is a Willamette & Pacific train running on Southern Pacific's Tillamook Branch in the southeast suburbs of Portland, Oregon. ... (more)
Portland & Western's McMinnville Hauler is descending the east side of Rex Hill. This trackage is no longer in service.
When Portland & Western started operating, they inherited a GM Parts Distribution Center as a customer on the former Oregon Electric. The light rail project to Portland's west suburbs was built on... (more)
Portland & Western's OE Hauler switches out the yard at Tigard on a summer morning.
The Toledo Hauler is climbing into the Coast Range, heading for tidewater at Toledo.
The Toledo Hauler passes the Animal Science barn at Oregon State University. Willamette & Pacific's first ex-ATSF repaint is leading No.75 to the coast today.
At a charity auction in Albany, Oregon one evening there was a unique item - a dinner train ride into the Oregon Coast Range. The winning bidder enjoys the ride as the train crosses the trestle o... (more)
For a few days in July 1993, Willamette & Pacific put together a power set that represented all the variations in appearance that were seen on their ex-ATSF GP39s. From left, we have a full WPRR ... (more)
Shortly after delivery to Genesee & Wyoming's Willamette & Pacific, four ex-Santa Fe units lead the Mac Hauler west near Sherwood. The train is using detour rights on Southern Pacific's Newberg Br... (more)
On a clear spring morning, the Corvallis Local shoves two chip cars up the Dawson District. The bright orange rail cars will be spotted at the Hull-Oakes steam-powered sawmill. Today, this tracka... (more)
The first ex-ATSF GP39-2 repainted for Willamette & Pacific rolls west on the Dallas District. The passenger cars were stored on an unused spur in Dallas.
After painting at Brooklyn Yard in Portland, WPRR 1801 makes its first run on home rails, with a vintage Southern Pacific caboose.
Willamette & Pacific's black widow GP9 switches out the Hull Oakes steam-powered sawmill at Dawson. Although the mill is still in operation, it has been converted to electricity. This trackage is... (more)
A special train for the Genesee & Wyoming Board of Directors crosses the Willamette River. At the time, the trackage was still operated by Southern Pacific as part of its Tillamook Branch.
Five months after leasing many Oregon branchlines from Southern Pacific, the Genesee & Wyoming Board of Directors tour their new property.