Last of its Kind: Portland and Western number 1501 was one of the last SD7 locomotives in regular freight service in North America. It was built in November of 1952 as Southern Pacific numb... (more)
The fog is coming.
A Meeting of the Generations: Amtrak Cascades train number 508 arrives into Albany, Oregon with Non Powered Control Unit number 90252 bringing up the end of the train. As number 508 pulls i... (more)
Portland & Western 1501 switches cars at the south end of Albany yard. The 69-year old SD7 is one of the oldest locomotives still working regularly in Oregon.
PNWR 1501 sitting tied down in albany.
Roster shot of P&W #1501 (former Southern Pacific) EMD SD7 leading a P&W local out of Albany, OR
P&W #1501 (former Southern Pacific) EMD SD7 leads a P&W local out of Albany, OR
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 SD7 1501 works the yard in Albany, Ore., as Amtrak heads north, approaching its Albany station stop.
Still switching after 64 years. Former Southern Pacific and Willamette & Pacific power soldiers on in Albany on the Portland & Western.
On the last day of 2015, PNWR 1501 works the Albany yard on a chilly morning. Built in 1952, the vintage 1st generation locomotive still works former SP tracks.
The Albany Day Switcher makes a rare road trip out of the Albany yard to Ashahr siding, where it has just finishing assembling a unit train of 89 empty covered hoppers. In the coming days, the PNW... (more)