After it stopped hauling logs, Oregon, California & Eastern spent a few months switching out an on-line oil distributor. When a spur was built to connect this plant with Burlington Northern, OC&E ... (more)
For a logging railroad, Oregon, California & Eastern had a fair amount of mileage that bisected farm fields. Mount Shasta looms to the south as the Bly Turn departs Klamath Falls on a nice June mo... (more)
BN 2081 makes its way out of the yard as it heads for the Oregon Trunk.
The final Bly Turn heads west along the Sprague River, nearing Beatty.
On a fine spring afternoon, a solid train of empty autoracks is bound for the Port of Portland and a load of Toyotas.
Loaded with around 200 highway truckloads of logs, the Bly Turn is about to enter yard limits in Klamath Falls' south suburbs.
On Labor Day Weekend 1983, Pacific Northwest Chapter NRHS and Great Western Tours teamed up to run an excursion on Oregon, California & Eastern. The train is shown on the return to Klamath Falls p... (more)
An OC&E yard job backs a trainload of logs into the sort yard at Weyco's mill for unloading.
Power for the final Bly Turn approaches the West Switchback. In about ten minutes, the locomotives will pass in the opposite direction on the track in the foreground.
After OC&E quit hauling logs in April 1990, the railroad had one remaining commercial customer. Since this business received inbound asphalt loads that were distributed to road projects all over ... (more)
A short Sycan Turn departs the West Switchback for Klamath Falls. If the train were of 'normal' length, the rear caboose would be visible on the grade above the power.
The first half of a Bly Turn proceeds down one of the tail tracks on the West Switchback.
Near sunset on a beautiful summer evening, an SP Baldwin S12 switches cars.
Having tied the first half of their train down in one of the tail tracks on the West Switchback, the Bly Turn crew start the return move to the East Switchback to get the rest of their train.
The loaded Bly Turn arrives at the West Switchback. The green GP9 trailing is one of the three units Weyerhaeuser purchased from BN for use on the non-common carrier Woods Line.