An overview of Albina Yard with a visiting SD9.
WRIX 602 is being serviced at the Albina locomotive shop. This former SP chopped nose SD9 has recently been given a MLR-esq paint job.
A nice little puff of smoke indicates a notch up on the throttle as the northbound Washington & Idaho "unit LPG" train deals with undulating grades and curves north of Oaksdale, WA, Sept... (more)
Washington & Idaho SD9 602 and SD40-2 3000 take their time moving a train load of propane cars (with buffer) northwest from Oaksdale toward the BNSF interchange at Marshall, WA. The line was forme... (more)
Washington & Idaho SD9 WRIX 602 trundles north into Rosalia with 16 propane loads that had been stored on the line. Using former Northern Pacific trackage, the train has just passed under the Milw... (more)
Washington & Idaho SD9 602 has 16 loads of propane and a buffer car under control as its train circles around a wheat field east of Oakesdale, WA. Fall is beginning to bloom along this former Nort... (more)
Washington & Idaho's northbound train rolls be the old mill at Oakesdale, WA with a train load of propane tank cars headed to Marshall, WA. As can be seen from the front of the SD9, some foliage i... (more)
The crew on the Washington & Idaho has finished their day's run from McCoy to Belmont to exchange propane loads, and returned to Rosalia and on to North Pine Road where they are tying down the tra... (more)
WRIX 602 leads its Washington & Idaho train north through wheat fields near Oakesdale, WA. Today's train is carrying propane loads with a covered hopper buffer. It will make it as far as North Pin... (more)
Washington & Idaho SD9 WRIX 602 and SD40-2 WRIX 3000 return north with a new train load of propane cars at MP 41 north of Belmont, WA. Some portions of the short line have welded rail, but not her... (more)