Sunrise over McEwen. On the first day of the 2018 Sumpter Valley fall photo event, the trains faced east. The sunrise at McEwen Station is essentially aligned with the right-of-way, so f... (more)
The Volunteers of Sumpter Valley. The crews of our two 2018 Sumpter Valley Fall Photo Trains pose on the pilots before saddling up to ride. From left to right, they are as follows: Jim Gri... (more)
Meet me at Hawley. An Eccles Lumber Company work train holds the siding at Hawley Spur, as her crew watches the passage of a westbound Sumpter Valley Railway log train on the main line.
Sumpter Valley Railway's No. 3 and No. 19 meet mid-day by the water tower at McEwin, OR.
Sumpter Valley Railway's No. 3 and No. 19 sit poised by the water tower ready for a day's work at McEwen, OR.
Two of Sumpter Valley's locomotives, 2-8-2 No. 19 on the left and No. 3, a 2-truck Heisler, center right - on loan from the W.H. Eccles Lumber Company, are serviced at the railroad's yard in McEwe... (more)
Crack of dawn at the Sumpter Valley Railroad
McEwin, Oregon - The last of the fog has all but burned off, it's 19 degrees Fahrenheit, eighteen years into the new century on October 14th,... (more)
Like father, like.....daughter? After firing Eccles Lumber Company #3 during most of the Saturday session of the Sumpter Valley Fall Photo Train, Fireman Jennifer Jenks watches as the last ... (more)
Sumpter Valley's W.H. Eccles Lumber Company 2-truck Heisler No. 3 casts a perfect reflection in one of the many man-made lakes along the line as it leads a freight westbound past the Elkhorn Range... (more)
Waking up tiny McEwen. With loud hiss from her cylinder cocks and a throaty bark from her stack, Sumpter Valley Railway #19 pulls away from the water tank in the tiny hamlet of McEwen, Ore... (more)
Sumpter Valley No. 19 leads a freight train east bound past the Elkhorn Range and on towards Baker City, OR casting a reflection in one of the many ponds that dot the line.
Steam and Sun at Sumpter Valley. A sunny, cold fall morning finds a Sumpter Valley Log Train pulling away from the McEwen Tank, leaving billowing clouds of steam in her wake. She's headed... (more)
A mixed freight pulled by Sumpter Valley Railway 2-8-2 No. 19 makes its way east through Sumpter, OR bound for Baker City. Part of a Sumpter Valley Railway Photographer's Weekend event.
A 2-truck Heilser from Eccles Lumber Company sits idle along with Sumpter Valley Railway's 2-8-2 No. 19 after a day of hauling both freight and lumber in eastern Oregon. Part of a railfan photogr... (more)
Sumpter Valley's 2-8-2 #19 hauls a mixed freight eastbound through Baker County, OR.