Having only been in Oregon for a few minutes, Amtrak 14 races along at track speed headed for its station stop in Klamath Falls with a pair of remarkably clean P42DC units. Also worth noting - 140... (more)
On a frigid Sunday afternoon, a pair of SD70Ms depart Klamath Falls for California with a manifest.
The first train of the summer logging season eases into one of the tail tracks on the West Switchback. The empty log cars in this train will be spotted for loading at Bly.
The 4449 begins its long trip from Portland to New Orleans with the Worlds Fair Express. Train 9 showing in the train number indicator was the number of the southbound (railroad westbound) Shasta... (more)
A westbound lumber drag shuffles power at Midland, just out of Klamath Falls. The GE in the siding was extremely rare for the Oregon Division.
A westbound Espee lumber drag slows to add a helper at Midland, a few miles out of Klamath Falls.
A salvage train operated by Southern Pacific rolls on the abandoned Oregon, California & Eastern Railway.
One of the salvage trains SP operated over the abandoned OC&E passes Hager siding. Once upon a timetable, potatoes were loaded into railcars here.
A train of empty log flats nears the West Switchback on a sunny Fall day.
After Oregon, California & Eastern was abandoned, Southern Pacific ran some trains over the line for scrapper A&K Railroad Materials. Recovered track components were marshalled at Sycan and shippe... (more)
The Bly Turn heads east for another load of logs.
A westbound lumber drag departs Klamath Falls for California. The caboose has just cleared the west switch of Texum siding, so the power is accelerating to track speed.
A trio of three year old GP39-2s prepare for departure to Bieber. In summer 1984, there was still a fair amount of Inside Gateway traffic to turn over to Union Pacific.
Modoc Northern switches out cars at Stukel siding on the Modoc Line. The railroad went out of business less than a year later.
An Alturas Turn heads out the Modoc Line. Before departing Klamath Falls, the crew asked to wye the power so they would have an operating oscillating headlight visible, and the request was denied.... (more)