For a couple of weeks in October, the aspen groves along the Shasta Route near Chiloquin, Oregon turn a brilliant gold. The Coast Starlight passes by in 2003.
An ex-Rio Grande tunnel motor on the Union Pacific Cascade Subdivision rolls tonnage at sunset, both literally and figuratively.
The first southbound Swift RoadRailer train operated by BNSF descends Calimus Hill on UP's Cascade Subdivision. The train is running on trackage rights originally granted to Great Northern by Sou... (more)
A couple of months after the service started, an eastbound Swift RoadRailer heading for Portland climbs Calimus Hill.
One of the first Swift RoadRailer trains operated by BNSF rolls south on the Union Pacific Cascade Subdivision. The train is using trackage rights originally granted to Great Northern. Due to brak... (more)
A southbound BNSF manifest dashes through the snow on UP's Cascade Subdivision.
A northbound BNSF manifest disturbs the peace of a summer morning on the Williamson River.
A BNSF manifest rolls south on UP's Cascade Subdivision. BNSF trains are operated on trackage rights originally granted to Great Northern by Southern Pacific. The peak in the distance is Mount Sco... (more)
The southbound Swift RoadRailer heads south on UP during spring 2002. The mountains in the distance surround Crater Lake.
Originated by SP in 1996, the train had been a UP operation until th... (more)
The aspen groves north of Chiloquin, Oregon are some of the most underrated fall color in the Northwest. Fall 1999 was an especially good year for the trees.
The Coast Starlight rolls along, 2 hours later than normal due to track work on the Union Pacific near Crescent Lake.
Southbound BNSF baretable train using UP trackaga rights near Chiloquin
A southbound baretable follws the Williamson river in a canyon just north of Calimus. 8929' Mount Scott is seen the background.
Interior cab view of old wooden SP snow dozer-flanger now on static display at Train Mountain Railroad Club grounds.
BNSF 4880 and two other Dash-9's lead a northbound trackage rights manifest across the Sprague River and past the site of the former Chioquin Lumber Company Mill as they prepare to take the siding... (more)