Northbound at South Junction
SP 4449 Daylight, crossing the Columbia River at Wishram Washington a few miles east of The Dalles Oregon on a beautiful October Day.
South of Madras at Culver
At South Junction
Southern Pacific #4449 in the Yakima Canyon portion of it's first trip over Stampede Pass.
Southern Pacific #4449 leaving Seattle King Street Station on it's way back to Portland Oregon after pulling the Portland to Vancouver BC steam special.
The Intermountain Chapter of the NRHS special stops at LaSalle,CO. on its way to Laramie,WY....drumhead sign adds a touch of class.
Union Pacific 844 is making good time over Donner Pass as it passes Emigrant Gap and the impressive Bear River Valley just before noon. The train is now heading towards the "wall of foam" that has... (more)
Returning to Portland on a crisp Central Oregon fall morning.
In the Deschutes Eiver Canyon.
The SP4449 throttles up over the Willow Creek Trestle for a photo run-by opportunity for it's passengers during it's sold out excursion to Bend and back on it's way back to Portland.
While most of the other chasers chose to shoot the valley floor. I climbed up on the rocks to get this shot. Between Gateway and South Junction,
Climbing the 1.5% grade from South Junction to Madras with just "some" help from the assisting Amtrak P42.
Just starting it's return trip from Bend to Portland, OR. Freezing a.m. temps resulted in lots of steam!