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)
Because of a derailment, the northbound Coast Starlight was terminated at Klamath Falls. Before the train was spotted at the station to wait for buses, it was turned on the wye at Texum, where the... (more)
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.