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I'm currently planning a move to a location along the Norfolk Southern Chicago(to Toledo) line in northwest Ohio, less than half a mile from the tracks and a gated (though, according to the FRA's list, not a silent) crossing. I'm very new to trains/train enthusiasm in general, having taken...
Portland & Western #2308 is leading the eastbound Toledo Hauler about to enter the Union Pacific mainline, near Union Pacific/Portland & Western joint yard. The Toledo Hauser has just traveled roughly 76 miles from the mill at Toledo over the Coast range and east towards it's final...
Southern Pacific's Toledo Hauler is exiting the lone tunnel on the Toledo branch, crossing the Yaquina River (at right) on February 13, 1993. Nine days later, this line became part of the Willamette &amp; Pacific (now Portland &amp; Western).
P&W's Eugene Hauler is returning from a trip to the small yard in Corvallis to pick up a couple of loaded centerbeam flatcars. The train is headed to Ashahr, where it'll pick up the rest of its train for the trip to Eugene via the UP mainline, where it'll swap crews for a UP crew to...
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