Running late, the SP 4449 leads the Cascades Daylight over the first of several bridge crossings over the Deschutes River, a waterway the train traveled along shortly after reentering Oregon.
This area was named after Joseph Sherar, a pioneer who owned a stage coach station and hotel owner who built a wooden bridge over the Deschutes River. Today, SP 4449 rolls over HWY 216 on route to... (more)
Looking very fancy, SP 4449 rolls over the Deschutes River and the twin bridges north of Maupin.
On a sunny afternoon in central Oregon, all that can be heard is the flowing Deschutes River below. This changes dramatically with the introduction of a new resonance coming from down river. Slowl... (more)
The SP 4449 crosses the Deschutes River as it heads south to Bend, Oregon.
High priority manifest train HEVEBAR is crossing the Deschutes river at Sherars Bridge led by two Wabrbonnet GE locos. This is about MP 46.9 on BNSF's Oregon Trunk.