The head brakeman takes in the sights as Southern Pacific's Toledo Hauler rolls through the campus of Oregon State University.
The outbound Toledo Hauler rolls down the median on SW 6th Street in Corvallis. This stretch of trackage was originally street running, a legacy of SP's Red Electric interurban service.
Viewed from the US 20 overpass, the outbound Toledo Hauler passes the Gates Lumber Company sawmill west of Corvallis at Wrens. In less than a year, this trackage would be leased to Willamette & Pa... (more)
The Toledo Hauler is passing through the Oregon Coast Range, heading to the massive Georgia Pacific mill at its namesake.
At the upper limit of tidewater, the Toledo Hauler heads for the coast along the Yaquina River.
The caboose on the Toledo Hauler passes the Harris Covered Bridge, enroute to the Oregon Coast. By month end this trackage will be leased to Genesee & Wyoming for operation as the Willamette & Pa... (more)
The caboose of the Toledo Hauler passes the Chitwood Covered Bridge over the Yaquina River. Southern Pacific's Toledo Branch will follow the Yaquina from here to the end of the line at Toledo.
Winterail has come and gone, but the trains still roll on. At a point about halfway between two elevation gaining horseshoe curves about 3 miles west of Summit, a short 9 car Hauler creaks and gr... (more)
P & W's Toledo Hauler twists and turns up the Yaquina River Valley in the Coast Range Mountains during a trip from Georgia Pacific Paper Mill in Toledo to Albany, Oregon.
Locomotives wearing paint schemes from two different mergers are seen at the Brooklyn Yard engine servicing facility.
The SP's Toledo Hauler crests the Oregon Coast Range at Summit in March 1992. In less than a year, this line was leased to Genesee & Wyoming as the Willamette & Pacific.
Holy Toledo! The Toledo Hauler moves into Albany Yard, across the UP main on a warm spring late afternoon.
A week before Willamette & Pacific took over operations on the Toledo branch, the Toledo Hauler passes the Naval ROTC barracks on the Oregon State University campus.
On Presidents' Day 1993, SP's Toledo Hauler prepares to enter the main line at Albany. In a week, this line would become part of the Willamette & Pacific.
The vibrant late afternoon sun does a great job of putting a spot light on the Toledo Hauler, which is tied down just outside of Albany.