I rode Southern Pacific's CASCADE to Portland . It is stopped at Eugene, OR.
A future engineer? Everybody wants their photo taken with the Rio Grande heritage unit, including this little guy perched upon dads's shoulders while mom hurries to get the shot.
The conductor for this leg of the trip between Portland and Kalamath Falls, Oregon steps off of the transition sleeper for a quick break.
In the distance, the soon to be dismantled cantilever ... (more)
Just days after being unloaded off a ship from Europe at Houston, Southern Pacific's second generation German Krauss-Maffei diesel hydraulic 9005 is paired up with an F-7 at Eugene, Oregon roundho... (more)
Severing the heart of Eugene is CORP’s ‘Medford.’
CORP’s 'Yoncalla' heads south through Eugene as UP workers prepare the area for new signals.
The northbound Coast Starlight brings a bizarre lashup as an Amtrak 40th Anniversary Heritage unit is on the point followed by a P40DC and Surfliner F59PHI.
An ACe leads a manifest out of the evening shadows at Springfield Jct. A puzzling move by UP employees as they installed smaller signals on either side of the rails as well as the giant signal ma... (more)
The northbound Coast Starlight passes a quaint trackside trailer park in the community of Glenwood.
Down nearly four hours, the conductor conducts his orchestra of passengers as the northbound Coast Starlight rolls into the station.
Circling the whisker tracks at Eugene from left to right we see SD45 8887, Unidentified SD9E,
SD9E 4431 and GP9E 3840
A ghoul hijacks the local Weyerhaeuser on Halloween.
The last rays of light illuminate a northbound manifest working in the yard. Blackened in the background and climbing to 2,055 feet is Spencer Butte, a popular hiking destination for locals.