Happenings at the Brooklyn Yard

When the Union Pacific bought out the Southern Pacific one of the properties they acquired was the Brooklyn Yard in Portland, Oregon.

In addition to the classification tracks and the intermodal/truck terminal the Brooklyn Roundhouse, home of the SP&S 700 and SP 4449 (two giant Northern class steam locomotives), is located here.

Here are a few photos of activity in the yard. Click on the thumbnails to enlarge them or click here to start a photo tour.

Pictures taken on Thursday, Dec 23rd (the day the SP&S 700 returned to the roundhouse after Holiday Junction at OMSI).

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All images copyright © 1999 by Charlie Comstock.

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