On a clear summer morning, a Great Western train accelerates out of a slow order on the Lake County Railroad. The train was approximately seven miles south of Lakeview, Oregon.
A Great Western freight train departs Lakeview on the first day of spring. The trailing geep and maintenance of way cars will be left at Alturas, so they can be used for trackwork the following w... (more)
A Great Western freight train is ready to depart Lakeview, Oregon for the Southern Pacific interchange at Alturas, California on the Lake County Railroad.
The February 1986 storms that hammered Northern California caused sufficient damage to close the Lake County Railroad for a couple of weeks. The first train to depart Lakeview after repairs were ... (more)
In its last summer of operation, SP's Lakeview Local heads for Alturas on the Lakeview Branch. The line would be sold to Lake County, Oregon at the end of the year.
The Lake Railway local heads south from Lakeview, Oregon to Alturas, California with a load of perlite and two loaded center beam cars. Pulling the train are GP49 LRY 2809 and ex-Army Baldwin RS-... (more)
On a hot July day, Lake County's boomer GP7 (originally delivered to NKP!) departs Lakeview for the UP interchange at Alturas.
At the end of track on the Lake County Railroad, LCR's ex-Nickel Plate geep switches out the perlite plant.
During SP's last summer in Lake County, Oregon, the Lakeview Local departs town. The family living in the old depot has come out to give the train a roll-by.
Done switching industries for the day, Lake County's ex-Nickel Plate GP7 is returning to the railroad's shop. After completing some paperwork, the train will be off to the UP interchange at Altura... (more)
Citizens of Lakeview, Oregon celebrate Lake County's purchase of the SP branch line to Alturas. When the depot was constructed by the Nevada-California-Oregon, the rails in front of it were only t... (more)