Meeting at Mineral Yard. The crew of a Rayonier Log Train takes care of some routine servicing on their Willamette Locomotive as a work train headed by Hammond Lumber Mikado #17 charges thr... (more)
Quittin' Time. Pacific Railroad Preservation Association Engineer Jim Abney (left) debriefs the evening's activities with Fireman Jeff Honeyman (right) upon completion of a Lerro Production... (more)
Ready for departure. Spokane, Portland & Seattle's massive Northern steams in the Portland Yard with a string of heavyweight coaches, looking for all the world like she's about to depart on... (more)
This gal doesn't get out much, but if you can coax her out of the house, she'll definitely show you a good time! Spokane, Portland and Seattle #700, a massive E-1 Class, 4-8-4 Northern Loc... (more)
Driver Gabby Kovacs readies his locomotive before departure - taken on a FOTR/David Benn photo charter.
Driver Gabby Kovacs reads his train orders before setting off into the night - taken on a FOTR/David Benn photo charter.
Morning mixed to Keystone. Nevada Northern Locomotives 40 and 93 haul a mixed consist south into Robinson Canyon on the way to the mines district at Keystone.
Although I have seen phot... (more)
Calling out The Hook. The beefy Nevada Northern Consolidation #93 withdraws the line's Steam Wrecking Crane A and its companion outfit/tool car from their home in the Machine Shop at the so... (more)
Wig-Wags! Nevada Northern's Alco #93 rumbles past one of two recently-restored Wig-Wag Crossing Signals as it enters the East Ely Yard with a hopper train. The signals guard a 3-track cros... (more)
Homeward bound. A Mt. Emily Lumber Company train heads east toward the yards in the City of Prineville, Oregon, under a cobalt blue winter sky.
A purposeful machine. Mt. Emily Lumber Company's Shay #1 rolls slowly through the sagebrush steppe of Central Oregon, en route to her home in the City of Prineville. The afternoon sun hig... (more)
Blow-down! The crew of Mt. Emily Lumber Company's Shay #1 executes an extended blow-down of the locomotive's boiler, just after crossing the Crooked River on the eastbound run to Prineville... (more)
Where the Shays play. Mt. Emily Lumber Company Shay #1 drifts slowly through a forest S-curve, en route to the pick-up point for another load of logs, destined for a sawmill outside Prinevi... (more)
Where the Shays play. Mt. Emily Lumber Company Shay #1 poses for a portrait in her natural element.....in the woods of Oregon. Actually, there are not a lot of woods near Prineville, where... (more)
Shuttling Timber. After dropping a load of fresh timber at a nearby sawmill, Mt. Emily Shay #1 crosses the Crooked River with her string of empty log bunks, headed back to the high country.... (more)