Foggy sunrise on the "Stump Dodger". A morning mixed train on the Sumpter Valley Railway races east toward McEwen as the rising sun illuminates a stubborn layer of ground fog ahead. Over t... (more)
Late afternoon run to Sumpter. The Sumpter Valley Railway's afternoon mixed train works westbound on the 5 mile run from McEwen to Sumpter, under a pretty Oregon sky.
A Union Pacific stack train races westbound through the Columbia River Gorge. The train is seen here crossing the Deschutes River near Biggs.
Thirty-nine cars--24 of them empties--push on the GP38-2 and 2 GP39 rebuilds leading #682 down the 1.5% Trout Creek grade, dropping down into the Deschutes River Canyon between Gateway and South J... (more)
The first BN local in many months to venture to Astoria, end of the "A-Line" from Portland, steps over the manually-operated drawbridge at Blind Slough, east of Nappa, Oregon, with a pair of empty... (more)
Taking aim. Sumpter Valley Fireman Chuck Turner carefully studies his fire, looking for obvious gaps where the draft may be sucking in cold air. It is there that he will aim to accurately ... (more)
Seemingly perched on the edge of a cliff, southbound OT local approaches Crooked River Bridge near Terrebonne, on of the highest railway bridges in North America. The former SP&S railway crosses a... (more)
A brief May shower moves through the Deschutes River Canyon as southbound train #671 curves onto the first to two bridges over the river, separated by a short tunnel, with a 22 car train. Say what... (more)
Dynamic brakes howl from the two GP40-2's keeping 32 cars in check descending the sharp curves and 1.5% grade of Trout Creek Canyon between Gateway and South Junction, Oregon, descending to the De... (more)
A regular on the local out of Corvallis serving Hull-Oakes Lumber west of Monroe, Oregon, Black Widow GP9 1801 returns to Corvallis in the summer of 1995. Local management painted the former South... (more)
An eastbound UP rock train passes m.p. 99, a couple miles east of Celilo, OR.
UP stack train heads east past the grain elevator in Biggs with Mt Hood some 40 miles in the background.
Lake Yard transfer job approached the throat of Union Station in a sun break between thunderstorms.
Detour Hinkle - Roseville