Daylight after dark. The blue hour is fast coming to a close in downtown Portland, OR, as the beautiful SP #4449 performs a slow run-by or two for photographers gathered at a 2018 Lerro Pro... (more)
1:87 Scale. An HO scale model GS-4 Locomotive provides a graphic comparison of 3.5mm to the foot railroading vs. 12" to the foot scale. The young gentleman who owned that little Dayli... (more)
Time to saddle up and ride. Friends of the 4449 President, Doyle McCormack checks his watch as he prepares to execute some photo run-bys for a group of photographers participating in a Lerr... (more)
The OTHER "Queen of Steam." East coasters frequently refer to the Norfolk & Western J-Class #611 as the "Queen of Steam", and she certainly has had more publicity than a... (more)
Sunset on the Oregon Coast Scenic. McCloud River Railroad #25 pauses on the shoreline just north of Garibaldi, Oregon, as the sun sets over the waters of Tillamook Bay.
Sunset at Stasek Slough. Polson Logging Co. #2 runs into the setting sun, as she hauls a string of empty log bunks across the wooden trestle at Stasek Slough.
The folks who make the photos possible. A photo album depicting the pretty scenes along the Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad would not be complete without a portrait of the folks who made the 2... (more)
Passing the Three Graces. Running just a mile or so north of Garibaldi, Oregon, Polson Logging Company #2 leads a double-header freight past the rocky shoreline where tourists typically pau... (more)
Beautiful Garibaldi. Here's a dark-side view of our sunset double-header freight running along the coastline in the beautiful resort town of Garibaldi, Oregon. Visible in the distance on t... (more)
Passing Smith Lake. An empty log train, with Polson Logging Co. #2 on point, transits the causeway along Smith Lake, in the town of Barview, Oregon. The train is traveling north along the... (more)
Now arriving at Wheeler. Polson Logging Co. #2 blows for the grade crossing just behind me, as she passes through the passenger station in the coastal resort town of Wheeler, Oregon. Unfor... (more)
Reflections at Fishery Point. McCloud #25 throws a nice reflection in the tidal pool beneath the wooden trestle at Fishery Point, just about a mile southwest of the coastal town of Wheeler,... (more)
Garibaldi Sunset. The setting sun highlights the Engineer on McCloud River Railway #25, as he takes his charge north through the resort town of Garibaldi, OR, on her way north to Salmonberr... (more)
Approaching Wheeler. McCloud River Railway #25 runs along the Nehalem River as she approaches the town of Wheeler, OR, with a mixed freight. She's running on the former SP Tillamook Branch... (more)
Bound for Salmonberry and points east. Polson Logging Co. Mikado #2 hauls a morning mixed freight across the Nehalem River in tiny Mohler, Oregon, as she works her way along the former SP T... (more)