On Thanksgiving morning, the SP's Staley Turn departs to switch sugar beet loaders on the Modoc Line.
Amtrak on the Modoc Line? Just barely. In summer 2003 UP was doing tunnel work in the Oregon Cascades. The Coast Starlights were terminated and turned at Eugene and Klamath Falls, with a bus bridg... (more)
The temperature is only a few degrees above zero as a southbound manifest departs Klamath Falls. Over two years after SP has been acquired by UP, little change has come to the Shasta Route.
The crew of this BNSF westbound is arriving home on Christmas Eve. The cold has preserved the previous day's snowfall.
A wig wag protects the grade crossing at the former studios of radio station KLAD in Klamath Falls. The signal survived long enough to be one of the last wig wags on the Shasta Route.
A train on the Modoc Line nears Klamath Falls.
In the winter of 1988-89, Union Pacific experienced severely cold temperatures in Oregon's Blue Mountains. Many trains were detoured around the problem area. Power for a detouring UP train just in... (more)
During 1990, Burlington Northern leased two McCloud River locomotives. The units were primarily used between Klamath Falls, Oregon and Bieber, California on BN's South Local. The McClouds are a fe... (more)
Amtrak 14 meets a BNSF freight train at Wocus in September 2002. Once the Southern Pacific's presidential ride, in the Union Pacific fleet "Sunset" is just another business car.
Because of a derailment in the Cascades, the northbound Coast Starlight was going to terminate at Klamath Falls. On a cold morning before any buses arrived, Amtrak decided to wye the train at Texu... (more)
A derailment in the Oregon Cascades blocked Amtrak's Coast Starlight in August 2004. The coach passengers were bused from Sacramento. The first class section continued on to Klamath Falls, where b... (more)
A pair of SP Baldwin S12s idles at the roundhouse as they await their next assignments.
Late in the afternoon, BN 2081 departs Klamath Falls Yard for points north.
SP&S Alco FA-1 renumbered BN 4108.
Running late, the Coast Starlight nears Klamath Falls with Mt. Shasta in the background.