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  1. Photogenic


    An Excursion to Astoria, Oregon prepares to stop for a photo run-by at the Blind Slough drawbridge.
  2. Right Turn at Geer

    Right Turn at Geer

    An extra West Stayton Turn rolls through Geer, OR in February 1993. By month end, this trackage would be operated by the Willamette Valley Railway.
  3. Yard Limit

    UP Portland Subdivision at Cascade Locks, OR

    Here are some trains on the Portland Subdivision of Union Pacific at Cascade Locks, OR, over the Veterans Day weekend.
  4. On the Ground

    On the Ground

    Re-railing the last of the cars that hit the ground.
  5. On the Ground

    On the Ground

    Re-railing the last of the cars that hit the ground.
  6. On the Ground

    On the Ground

    Re-railing the last of the cars that hit the ground.
  7. C

    Missed the Train! CORP Crew at work

    I really do miss trains. 6 years ago, I moved here to Southern Oregon and settled 500 yards from a double track. O frabjous day! BUT - I soon discovered that that is an old, seldom used freight track meant for the fall harvests around here. Once a month or so, a CORP crew swaps out a propane...
  8. The Big Curve

    The Big Curve

    BNSF 5286 leads a Pasco-Bakersfield train through the big curve at MP-7 of the Oregon Trunk.
  9. Working in the Rain

    Working in the Rain

    WPRR 1801 working in Eugene on a rainy afternoon.
  10. Nahalle

    Railfanning Gervais, Oregon: Coast Starlight with a Gevo, QPDRV with Boy Scout 2010

    A nice variety this afternoon of railfanning.
  11. Nahalle

    Video of QDPRV-18 through Salem, OR with Boy Scout 2010 loco

    Today's "Q" has a rare and brand new SD70ACe in the lead. Usually this train is heavy on GE power. Third out in the consist is the Boy Scout Gevo #2010, heads up northern California!
  12. Nahalle

    Portland & Western train 664 in the snow, Oregon

    Check out my video of Portland & Western train 664 operating in Tigard, Oregon. It just so happened to be snowing a bit this day. Please rate and subscribe for the best of Willamette Valley Railfanning.
  13. Nahalle

    Night Railfanning Salem, Oregon 2-12-13

    I had an hour free so I headed out to a favorite night spot 5 minutes from my house to catch a few trains.
  14. Nahalle

    Northwest Railfanning Recap

    Just a small sampling of my railfanning the Pacific Northwest of Oregon and southwest Washington.
  15. Nahalle

    Video of BNSF 5645 leading a manifest at Klamath Falls, OR

    From my early August trip to southern Oregon...
  16. Nahalle

    UP 7663 with ZLCBR at Millersburg, Oregon - Slow Orders

    This is video of UP 7663 leading train ZLCBR through Millersburg, Oregon. MOW crews had just relaid some new rail and the area was under a slow order of 10 m.p.h. After the front of the train has passed can be seen a rider in a well car poking his head out.
  17. Down the hill

    Down the hill

    On a Saturday in December, back in the late 1900s, the Mt. Hood RR Christmas Tree Train heads back to Hood River, Oregon.
  18. D

    "Oregon on Wheels" exhibition car ca. 1891

    For many years I have been searching for images of a specific Northern Pacific exhibition rail car referred to as "Oregon on Wheels". It traveled from Oregon to the East Coast and back again between October 31, 1891 and May 26, 1892. The car, converted from a larger than normal baggage...
  19. 4828 in the Fog

    4828 in the Fog

    Its a frosty, foggy morning as a Pasco-Barstow train rolls towards warmer climes on the Oregon Trunk
  20. 4993 at the Big Curve

    4993 at the Big Curve

    Its a chilly, socked in afternoon as BNSF 4993 leads a south-bound around the big curve at MP-7 of the Oregon Trunk. The two DPUs can be seen in the distance.

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