The final Bly Turn backs into OC&E's yard at Klamath Falls. Many local residents came out to watch the last logger enter town.
On a fine spring morning in the Klamath Basin, OC&E's Bly Turn heads east.
Norfolk and Western caboose 518612 brings up the rear of a freight as it clears the diamonds at Hohman Avenue in Hammond, IN in December of 1988.
The second cut of the westbound Bly Turn has cleared the turnout at East Switchback, and will soon begin a reverse move to West Switchback. Upon arrival there, the two halves of the Bly Turn will ... (more)
The conductor and brakeman on the Corvallis Local ponder their future as the train arrives at Dallas. In less than three months, Willamette & Pacific took over operation of the Dallas Branch.
The conductor rides the cab steps as U53 approaches Roda with 20 yellow ball empties. The Roda coal storage silo is evident in the background; the Roda loader is adjacent to the silo.
At milepost 1: The conductor of NS U47 rides the caboose (essentially a shoving platform) as the train backs past milepost 1 of the former Interstate Railroad in Stonega, VA. The train of empty ... (more)
The BN train to Eugene on the former Oregon Electric passes below Willamette & Pacific's ex-SP Toledo Branch. Today, both lines are united as part of Portland & Western.
Recently arrived at Steamtown
A well weathered Norfolk Southern caboose rests in downtown Appalachia, VA. The caboose was built in November of 1969 by International Car Company for the Norfolk and Western Railway as N&W 51859... (more)
Hoop 'Em Up!: There are some things in railroading that have been lost to time. Hooping train orders to crews is one. With nothing to date this shot, this could have been the late 70's, a c... (more)
NS mine run U44 is making a reverse move on the Big Toms Creek Branch at Coeburn, VA. An NS caboose brings up the rear of the train as it is being used as a shoving platform. The empty coal train... (more)
McCloud Railway's "Hill Job" has arrived at the Signal Butte switchback. It has empty cars from Union Pacific at Mount Shasta City. Once the train is clear of the turnout, the conductor ... (more)
CGW (CNW) 10534 rests in Butler Yard in May of 1995. It was always good to see CGW reporting marks several decades after being acquired by the CNW.
An ex-Chessie caboose is on the rear of a welded rail train on the controlled siding in Chili, NY