Under a typical threatening Oregon sky, a Willamette Valley Railway GP35 goes around the wye at Geer, just over six miles east of Salem.
Bound for Salem, a Willamette Valley Railway train enters the former SP Geer Branch. Six miles ahead is the Southern Pacific interchange in the state capital.
An extra West Stayton Local negotiates the connection between the Geer Branch and the West Stayton Branch at Geer, Oregon. The train was taking a mechanical refrigerator car to spot at Stayton on... (more)