The Portland Traction heritage unit has brought OPR 803 back on property after being sold of a decade ago. The unit is here to replace OPR 801 which was burned up in the Labor Day fires.https://ww... (more)
It is a blast from the past as a 1952 built SW1 rolls past the 1905 built substation for Oregon Water Power & Railway Company.
OPR makes it's grand debut at the Oregon Rail Heritage Center after pulling SP 4449 and consist back from Oaks Park.
Fresh out of EMD...sort of. OPR has restored number 100 to it's Portland Traction heyday of electrified locals around SE Portland. I really appreciate the everyone involved in this, thank you OPR!
Wearing the colors of the Portland Traction Railroad which are the colors the locomotive was originally given in 1952. This locomotive continues to operate, hustling refer cars between Milwaukie a... (more)
Former Portland Traction Co. SW-1 100 rests on a quite Sunday morning adjacent to the Oregon Pacific shops. The little unit was acquired in February 1952 to replace PRTD electric freight motors a... (more)