Meet me in Wheeler. A gentleman in his Model T Ford pauses at a grade crossing in downtown Wheeler, OR, as Polson Logging Co. #2 passes by, in the process of doing some local switching.
This shot was pure luck. I was headed for the Portland airport but had enough time for a few pix before I left so I chased. A few miles back the 2 was in dense morning fog, but as I drove toward... (more)
A portrait of former McCloud River Railroad Prairie steam locomotive #25 captured at full speed at Fishery point near Wheeler, OR on a foggy October morning. A 1/15th pan shot. Photo charter on th... (more)
A portrait of Polson Logging Co. Mikado steam locomotive #2 crossing the wooden trestle at Fishery point near Wheeler, OR with a train bound for Salmonberry, OR. Photo charter on the Oregon Coast ... (more)
The morning fog is slowly disappearing, Polson Logging Co. Mikado steam locomotive #2 is crossing the wooden trestle at Fishery point near Wheeler, OR with an empty log train bound for Salmonberry... (more)
The Nehalem River makes for a scenic backdrop for a mixed train led by McCloud River Railroad's 2-6-2 No. 25 as it near Wheeler, OR, with a mixed freight. Part of a Lerro Productions charter at th... (more)
McCloud River Railway 2-6-2 No. 25 runs along the Nehalem River with a mixed train near Wheeler, OR, with a mixed freight. Part of a Lerro Productions charter at teh Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad w... (more)
The folks who make the photos possible. A photo album depicting the pretty scenes along the Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad would not be complete without a portrait of the folks who made the 2... (more)
A race to Wheeler!
An intrepid young man, donned with protective headphones, cycles at a vicious pace, an attempt to pace Polson Logging Company's 2-8-2 No. 2 as it charges north... (more)
Polson Logging Company's 2-8-2 No. 2 catches a reflection at low tide leading a string of empty log cars north over the Fishery Point Bridge in Wheeler, OR. Part of a Lerro Productions charter on... (more)
Polson Logging Company's No. 2 leads a train of empty log cars past Nehalem Bay near Wheeler, OR. Part of a Lerro Productions charter on the Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad.
Now arriving at Wheeler. Polson Logging Co. #2 blows for the grade crossing just behind me, as she passes through the passenger station in the coastal resort town of Wheeler, Oregon. Unfor... (more)
Reflections at Fishery Point. McCloud #25 throws a nice reflection in the tidal pool beneath the wooden trestle at Fishery Point, just about a mile southwest of the coastal town of Wheeler,... (more)
Approaching Wheeler. McCloud River Railway #25 runs along the Nehalem River as she approaches the town of Wheeler, OR, with a mixed freight. She's running on the former SP Tillamook Branch... (more)
McCloud River Railroad 2-6-2 No. 25 crosses a small wooden trestle over Vosburg Creek along the former Southern Pacific branch of the Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad. A Lerro Productions charter.