Looking right at home in the tall timber of the Powder River Valley, Eccles Lumber Heisler #3 plods slowly eastward on the Sumpter Valley Railway, with a short work extra. Although #3 was... (more)
Usual yellow power is seen baking in the sun at UP's Albina Shops, with Albina Yard lurking in the background.
Some clean UP power leads the daily Albina-Lake Yard transfer out of northwest Portland on a rather nice winter day. The Burlington Northern railroad drawbridge can be seen in the background.
We'll be needing the sanders..... Sumpter Valley Engineer Eric Wunz makes one last check of the sand supply on Mikado #19 as he prepares depart McEwen and head west toward Sumpter. A snow... (more)
Former Santa Fe snoot nose R/C equipped makes a reverse move with a selection of power to Vancouver for servicing.
A machine with "character". That's how Fireman Jennifer Jenks described "her" engine to me. With her oversize, one-of-a-kind spark arrestor stack and a pair of antlers... (more)
Endless reflecting pools. Just half a mile or so from an arrival in the tiny Oregon town of Sumpter, the SVRy's Mikado #19 hauls an early afternoon mixed train north through the Powder Rive... (more)
Some winter sunshine has broken the low lying clouds and lands down on equipment of the Mount Hood Railroad.
Heisler #3 loves the cold. Being a wood-burner, Sumpter Valley's Heisler #3 doesn't normally produce a lot of smoke and steam effects in warm weather. Because of that, she's not always a ... (more)
Fall color along the Powder River. A westbound Sumpter Valley mixed train runs just above the placid Powder River on a cool fall afternoon.
Although the present-day Sumpter Valley Railr... (more)
A five unit helper set on a westbound freight is coming into Oakridge, Oregon on a gray spring day in 1981.
A collection of various power around the turn table at the SP yard in Eugene, OR on a spring day in 1984.
Sumpter Valley's Crew. The crews of the two Sumpter Valley Fall Photo Trains pose with their locomotives just prior to a lunch stop in Sumpter, Oregon. From left to right: Lon Wall - Work ... (more)
The Silver Solarium brings up the tail end of the SP 4449's excursion to Bend, Oregon.
Sumpter Work Extra. Eccles Lumber Heisler #3 hauls a short work train eastbound toward McEwen on a changeable fall day. In the consist this day are West Side Lumber "Coffin Tank"... (more)