Amtrak's midday southbound Talgo passes the world's largest egg.
One of the first trips with the restored YW 19 climbs Butcher Hill. The engine had been relocated from Cottage Grove, Oregon to Yreka for service on the Blue Goose excursion train. The locomotive ... (more)
One of the first trains on the Modoc Line after the SP/Rio Grande merger descends the grade eastbound from Sage Hen. The last train ran here in summer 1997; this is now a hiking trail.
A lumber drag highballs Alturas, heading for Wendel on the Modoc Line.
The first of the "Toxic Daylight" specials operated on Labor Day Weekend 1991 heads for Dunsmuir. The trains were run for public relations following the derailment at Cantara Loop earlie... (more)
A Modoc Northern train is heading for Alturas on the Modoc Line.
Filled with passengers, the North Coast Daylight rolls along Humboldt Bay during Labor Day Weekend.
Magma Arizona's weekly train is departing the SP interchange at Magma Junction for the return to Superior. The Baldwin locomotive was originally owned by the McCloud River.
A Modoc Northern train heads toward the UP interchange at Klamath Falls. The railroad ceased operation the following spring.
A McCloud Railway train backs toward the interchange with Union Pacific. In a year and a half, the railroad will run its last freight train. Black Butte looms in the distance.
Prior to abandonment, Weyerhaeuser moved all equipment off the OC&E. One of the clean-up trains starts up the grade to the east switchback. The lead unit was originally GE demonstrator 2501.
The McCloud Railway's Hill Job is proceeding down the tail track of the Signal Butte switchback. Once the caboose clears the switch, the train will reverse direction and begin backing toward the U... (more)
McCloud units switch at Lookout in summer 1989.
Finished switching Sierra Pacific, the Berry Job begins the long trip back to McCloud.
Two ex-ATSF GP39-2s layover between assignments at the Willamette & Pacific enginehouse in Albany. The facility is affectionately known as the "squarehouse."