BNSF's southbound H-PASBAK is making 25mph as it is mid-way up the 11 mile, 1.2-1.4% grade south of Bend, OR, on the BNSF's Oregon Trunk Subdivision.
Open Her Up: ORHC's GS-4 4449 undergoes its FRA 15-year inspection while the larger ex-SP&S 700 is prepared for Thankgiving week trips on the adjacent track at Oregon Rail Heritage Center.
At the Tillamook Air Museum in the namesake town in Oregon, the Port of Tillamook Bay Railroad has a handful of sidings that more often than not has power and rolling stock. Today, POTB GP9 3771, ... (more)
M BARVAW, coming off the Oregon Trunk, nears the approach to Celilo Draw just around the bend.
Empty Grain Train
A westbound Union Pacific freight train climbs through the big horseshoe curve at Prichard Creek near Durkee, Oregon, on the afternoon of January 22, 2013.
It's 4am in Central Oregon, and a pair of searchlight signals send their green lights gleaming into the night, indicating unoccupied track in both directions. Not for long though. Already in the d... (more)
Rounding a near horseshoe curve and making only 10mph up the 1.7% grade, this BNSF manifest has its work cut out for it as it ascends from Deschutes River, passing through Trout Creek Canyon.
H-PASBAR rolling through the lava beds south of Bend, OR
A special excursion operated by Rails Northwest is just north of Garibaldi, OR on it's way to Rockaway, Wheeler and eventually on to Batterson.
The Wheeler to Batterson section of the line was... (more)
Southbound H-PASBAK is making 25mph as it crests Lava Butte Summit, 11 miles south of Bend, OR.