Definitely the highlight of the Portland railroad community was the two former SP/SSW geeps handling the local out of Barnes Yard this year.
Ex-SP 9721 works thru the industrial maze in the Port Of Portland....
UP 1124 and 1076 perform an extra switch for Toyota.
With matching scarlet & gray power, the Kenton Local ducks under Interstate 5 on its way back to Barnes.
YBA55 spotting tank cars at Kenton. I was hoping to get a shot here showing off the matched scarlet & grey consist, but they ended up shoving back to the main instead of pulling forward, resulting... (more)
"A Load of Malarkey" - The YBA55 "Kenton Local" spots covered hoppers for Malarkey Roofing Products.
UP YBA55 prepares to rejoin the main and head east to Kenton yard, after switching Malarkey Roofing Products.
Former Speed Lettered UP 1124 switches the Kraft/Nabisco factory in North East Portland.
UP 1124 leads the Kenton local past one of the many stripped and burnt cars which litter North Portland.
Long since removed from its original fast freight and intermodal duties, yet still on home rails, 1124 leads the LIA43 local solo over the Molalla River bridge into Canby, where after running arou... (more)
1124 on home rails, through the irises at Perkins road.
Led by 1124, YBA55 crosses the Peninsula Junction diamonds, surrounded by dystopian-looking torn up code lines probably left in their current state in order to allow double stack clearance.
A tastefully patched espee GP60 leads YBA55 back west to home in golden light.
Celebrity geep UP 1124 passes a WB Canadian grain and someones unfortunate automobile mistake. Just another day in North Portland.
Looking sharp with a freshly painted (or new) snowplow, UP 1124 goes about its switching duties under the golden hour sunlight.