Oregon Short Line Traffic

         Passenger

Amtrak 25 and 26 until their cancellation May, 1997

         Intermodal

The following trains were observed on this line in the early 2000s:
Z-APSE, between APL, Chicago, and Seattle
Z-CSPD and Z-PDCS, between Canal Street Chicago and North Portland Junction
Z-KCPD, between Kansas City and North Portland Junction
Z-MNSE, between Marion, AR (Memphis) and Seattle

In 2007, the following UP trains traveled over this route:
K-PDG1 (and the reverse?), between Chicago Global 1 and Portland
K-G1SE (and the reverse?), between Chicago Global 1 and Seattle
I-G2TA and I-TAG2, between Chicago Global 2 and Tacoma (perhaps two per day)
K-TAG2 (and the reverse?), between Chicago Global 2 and Tacoma
I-SEG3 (and the reverse), between Chicago Global 3 (Rochelle) and Seattle
I-DUSE (and the reverse?), between Dupo Yard, East St. Louis and Seattle
I-GNCH (and the reverse?), between Chicago and Global North Seattle (perhaps three per day)
K-GNKR (and the reverse?) between Global North Seattle and Kearney, NJ
K-GNAP (and the reverse?), between Global North Seattle and APL, Chicago
K-TALN (and the reverse?), between Tacoma and Landers Yard, Chicago
Z-MNSE and Z-SEMN, between Marion, AR and Seattle (perhaps two per day)
Z-KCPD (and the reverse?), between Kansas City and Portland
Z-WASKP and SKWAP, between Wallula, WA and Selkirk, NY (Perishable)

The following trains were observed on this line in the early 2000s:
A-NPSE and A-SENP, between North Platte, NE, and Seattle

In 2007, the following UP trains traveled over this route:
A-BAWG (and the reverse?), between West Chicago and Barnes Yard, Portland
A-GBSE (and the reverse), between Argo, IL and Seattle

         Soda Ash or Ore

The following trains were observed on this line in the early 2000s:
O-BAGR, between Portland Barnes Yard and Green River, WY
O-PDET, between North Portland Junction, OR, and Eastport, ID (for Canada) - turn north at Hinkle
O-LMET, between Ste. Genevieve, MO, and Eastport, ID (for Canada) - turn north at Hinkle

In 2007, the following UP trains traveled over this route:
O-T4GR and O-GRT4, between Terminal 4, Portland, and Green River, WY (source of the soda ash)
O-EOMT and O-METO, between Eastport, ID and Little Mountain, UT

         Other Unit Trains

 In 2007, the following UP trains traveled over this route:
S-KSPT and S-PTKS, between Kansas City, KS, and Portland

         Grain

The following trains were observed on this line in the early 2000s:
GE-KAPC, between Kalama, WA, and Pocatello, ID
GS-BSKA, between Bliss, ID and Kalama, WA
GS-KAAS, between Kalama, WA, and Ashton, IA
GS-KACD, between Kalama, WA, and
GS-KAKR, between Kalama, WA, and Kearny, NE
GS-MEKA, between Madella, MN, and Kalama, WA
GS-NBKA, between North Bend, NB, and Kalama, WA

In 2007, the following UP trains traveled over this route:
GE/GS and GL/GS, as needed

         General Merchandise

The following trains were observed on this line in the early 2000s:
-West of Hinkle
M-EUHK, between Eugene and Hinkle
M-HKCO, between Hinkle and the Central Oregon & Pacific RR (at Eugene?)
M-HKLJ and M-LJHK
M-HKRV, between Hinkle, OR and Roseville, CA
-East of Hinkle:
Q-HKNP and Q-NPHK, between Hinkle, OR and North Platte, NE
Q-HKPR, between Hinkle, OR and Proviso Yard, Chicago
M-HKNP, between Hinkle, OR and North Platte, NE
M-HKRO and M-ROHK, between Hinkle, OR and Roper Yard, UT
M-PCHK, between Pocatello, ID, and Hinkle, OR
 

In 2007, the following UP trains traveled over this route:
Q-HKNP (and the reverse?), between Hinkle, OR and North Platte, NE
M-HKNP and M-NPHK, between Hinkle, OR and North Platte, NE
A-PDNP (and the reverse?), between Portland and North Platte
M-HKPC and M-PCHK, between Hinkle and Pocatello
M-PVHK (and the reverse?), between Provo and Hinkle
M-GRHK (and the reverse?), between Green River and Hinkle