SP 4449 rolls past the Max mainline and Tillicum Bridge on the way to Oaks Park for the Holiday Train.
For my 600th upload, we're going to back to SLO to watch empty autos snake around the Cuesta Grade. UP 1989 was 2nd out for this run.
Union Pacific was kind enough to send some heritage over for my birthday with UP 1982. The Missouri Pacific painted locomotive was tasked we pulling this Auto-rack Repo down the coastline from Mil... (more)
This mangled mess is all that is left of a semitrailer truck that crashed into a cut of tanks cars carrying oil used for making asphalt. The accident killed the truck driver and sent plumes of bl... (more)
This one is kinda neat.
Just recently the Schellville dead line lost a former Northcoast Railway, ex-SP GP9. Now three former SP SD9Es await the future with two former BLE F units on a sunny day before Christmas 2016.
P&W 2307 backs a couple cars away from the impact zone the following day after a semi truck slammed into a cut of cars in north west Portland. Sadly, the driver lost his life but fortunately the c... (more)
Big power over a big bridge. Normally Portland & Western power runs over these tracks but a BNSF repo train takes away some stored well cars near Banks, OR.
Celebrity geep UP 1124 passes a WB Canadian grain and someones unfortunate automobile mistake. Just another day in North Portland.
After a two hour wait, i was able to witness the future of passenger locomotives on a test train between Portland and Seattle. Built in 2016, the "Charger"locomotive was very quiet and pretty slee... (more)
A beat up up SD70M assists 11 into snowy Portland.
Built by Disney, WP 804-A is a faux FP-7 built from the scrapped cab of UP 928, an E-8. In August 2011, the train which housed an ice cream shop was removed and donated to the Western Pacific Rail... (more)
Union Pacific put some cars on the ground while rounding the Steel Bridge to NW Portland.
Western Pacific Railroad Museum, where you can climb on the equipment (metal gets very hot in the sun)!
Not your normal day in Willbridge Yard after a semi-truck managed to drive of the highway.