Less than a month after delivery (delivery date: September 1st, 2006), brand new UP 8507 is in charge of westbound double stacks. The train stopped in the Hilgard siding, just short of the Hilgard... (more)
UP 3113 heads up seven SDs, including an SP Tunnel Motor as the train grinds to a stop at Hilgard siding west of La Grande, OR. The train will hold for a meet with UP's Old Timers Special which is... (more)
A westbound Soda ash train digs into the 2.21% grade near Hilgard, OR. The train has a long climb thru the tall Pine and Spruce trees on its way to the top of the Blue Mountains.
UP 951 bends around the curve at Hilgard, OR with the OTS (Old Timers' Special) just out of La Grande, en route to Pendleton and Portland. SD40 3113 is on an eastbound freight slowly heading east ... (more)
On a surprisingly warm October day in the Blues, three SD70M's and a CSX ES44 hold back a heavy eastbound K train hauling primarily orange Hapag Lloyd containers as it drops downgrade into Pelican... (more)
Fall colors are just beginning to show in Pelican Canyon as a hot westbound Z train digs into the foot of the grueling 2.2% climb to Kamela on a beautiful October day in Oregon's Blue Mountains.
This loaded coal train from the mountains of Utah is now on the formidable 2.21% of the Blue Mountains. One of the toughest portions for settlers on the Oregon Trail was the Blues. The grades tha... (more)
A export Coal load stuggles thru Pelican Canyon on the 2.21% clib up the Blue Mountains
A manifest train snakes downhill approaching Hilgard in the Blue Mountains