RailPictures.Net Photo: UP7310 Union Pacific AC6044 at Durkee, Oregon by Jason Cary
 
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Union Pacific (more..)
AC6044 (more..)
Pritchard Creek (more..)
Durkee, Oregon, USA (more..)
October, 2012
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UP7310 (more..)
Unknown
Jason Cary (more..)
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The east slope of Encina Hill, also known as Hindman Hill is the final 2.2% grade out of the Snake River Valley. The heavy grade begins when the rails leave the course of the Burnt River and begin to follow Pritchard Creek up a shallow Box Canyon. The Rails makes a sharp horseshoe curve around the walls of the canyon. Here a Soda laden unit train heads up the 2.2%. 8 units muscle this train against gravity. note; the helpers on the far side of the curve, and the stack train making its way east....
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