A train of empty log flats nears the West Switchback on a sunny Fall day.
The Bly Turn heads east for another load of logs.
The passenger excursion run on Oregon, California & Eastern by Pacific Northwest Chapter NRHS and Great Western Tours performs a photo run by in Olene Gap, nine miles east of Klamath Falls.
Before the OC&E was abandoned and dismantled, all rolling stock was moved off-line. The power and caboose used for these moves returns to Sycan Shop for another train of log cars to take to Klamat... (more)
An excursion train on OC&E sponsored by Pacific Northwest Chapter NRHS and Great Western Tours is spotted at the Sycan log reload.
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)
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)
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.
The last Bly Turn arrives at its namesake to haul Weyerhauser's final train of logs in Southern Oregon. Lead unit OC&E 7602 was built as General Electric U25 demonstrator GE 2501.
The last trainload of logs to move over OC&E heads for Klamath Falls. The locomotive cabs were occupied by family of the crew and other railroad employees.
A clean-up train on OC&E rolls west near Horton on a late summer afternoon. Normally, a westbound train here would be loaded with logs. These cars had been sitting in storage at Sycan since May 19... (more)
OC&E's last loaded log train is arriving at Klamath Falls.