Photo of the Month Archive
To date, the photo of the month has been one of the most favored spots on our site. Thanks to the response, we will be adding more photos in the coming months, including a number of photo extras. In the mean time, here is a collection of all of our past favorites.
NEW! If you prefer thumbnails, we have a separate archive page for each year that includes thumbs for quicker reference. Click here to select a year: 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, or 1999. Please let me know what you think of this feature it takes quite a bit longer to build, so I'd appreciate any input as to whether or not you feel that it is useful. As always, thanks.
April, 2003 The 4368 crossing Big Baldwin with private car Yerba Buena on a snowy day.
March, 2003 We continue the unseen Salmonberry series with a vista from a passenger train near MP 809.
February, 2003 45 ton Whitcomb no. 2 leaving Tillamook for the last time behind an SP freight.
January, 2003 4414 leads a freight upriver in the first of our series on the unseen Salmonberry River Canyon.
December, 2002 Patched ex-SP units 4432, 4405 and 3771 arive at Batterson for some switching.
November, 2002 4381 shuttling cars from North Plains to Banks.
October, 2002 A builder's photo of one of the POTB's fleet of per diem boxcars.
September, 2002 An uphill freight crosses Wolf Creek Trestle after a light snowfall.
August, 2002 POTB 4414 and leased BN SD-9's holding back a loaded Karban train at Scofield.
July, 2002 Leased OmniTRAX 201 leads the coast train west through Rockaway Beach.
June, 2002 POTB 3771 and a large train snaking along the Nehalem River.
May, 2002 4432 leads a snow-covered hill freight at Timber.
April, 2002 POTB 4414 heads up the coast with a Princess Tours super dome.
March, 2002 An archived photo of a soon-to-be POTB Whitcomb ariving at the airbase.
February, 2002 3771 and train pose for a night shot at Batterson.
January, 2002 The hill train crests the summit in snow.
December, 2001 3771 leads an SCE excursion out of Buxton.
November, 2001 A lesser-known trestle near Dairy Creek's span.
October, 2001 4432 tugs on an unusually heavy westbound train near Timber.
September, 2001 4432 and OMLX units headed east past the Timber wig-wag.
August, 2001 4432 and the hill train pause on Wolf Creek.
July, 2001 Oregon Coastline Express heads out of Wheeler.
June, 2001 4414 leads the freight into Buxton with it's rear oscilator flashing.
May, 2001 RFRX 4201 leads an uphill train through the fall colors at Tunnel 29.
April, 2001 4406 leads four units through Garibaldi.
March, 2001 4414 crests the summit at Cochran in DEEP snow.
Feb, 2001 4432 and freight meet the P&W at Banks.
Jan, 2001 4414 shows off its ditch lights on Big Baldwin.
Dec, 2000 4381 with an inbound freight at Brighton.
Nov, 2000 4381 and 4368 wait at Banks with an outbound train.
Oct, 2000 A look at the Oregon Mini Express, with its 80 ton GE, and cabooses.
Sept, 2000 4406 and 4405 lead an excursion past the Enright tank.
August, 2000 RDC 553 on an excursion train in the Salmonberry River canyon.
July, 2000 4381 heads up a passenger train at Brighton S curve.
June, 2000 80-ton GE 110 enters the Tillamook industrial park with a freight.
May, 2000 Alco C-415 702 at the head of the Oregon Coastline Express dinner train.
April, 2000 4432 leads a westbound freight out of the rising sun, and across Heidel trestle.
March, 2000 4381 leads a special excursion towards Batterson.
February, 2000 4368 and 4414 accelerate after dropping two flat cars in Tillamook.
January, 2000 101 and OMLX 201 on a perfect day at Barview.
December, 1999 Three SD-9's lug the eastbound job along Nehalem Bay..
November, 1999 Fall colors highlight the hill train near Timber.
October, 1999 The hill train waits at Banks.
September, 1999 Grinding uphill a little west of Cochran.
August, 1999 Just south of Garibaldi.
July, 1999 Dairy Creek trestle.
June, 1999 4381 in Blimp Hangar.
May, 1999 Westbound train crests the Coast Range at Cochran.