We haven't seen any railroad pictures for a while. Alva Day took this one in 1949 when they were repairing a washout in the Powerdale pipeline which had swept some railcars in to the river. This shows how they got the cars clear of the river.
Tags: 1940s Alva_Day construction Mt_Hood_Railroad pipeline Powerdale railroad
Named "the big hook". There is an operating one at APMA but I believe it is diesel, Arlen?
Kenn on 20th May 2020 @ 7:52am
Definitely some major “horse power”.
L.E. on 20th May 2020 @ 7:59am
a steamer Kenn….in todays world UP contracts with a Lebanon OR firm, Rick Franklin, do their wreck "pickups"....currently in north Portland near Barnes Yard working a derailment.....
Arlen Sheldrake on 20th May 2020 @ 8:32am