An excursion on the Oregon Trunk performs a photo runby at Madras on a fall morning in 1995. Central Oregon's iconic Three Sisters mountains can be seen in the distance.
SP 4449, The Daylight, leads the Portland-Bend excursion south over the massive Madras, OR bridge.
Top Ten of 2017. With 2017 in the books, here's a look back at my Top 10 favorite shots from the past year.1. When it was announced late in 2016 that Southern Pacific 4-8-... (more)
The Southern Pacific 4449 leads its excursion southward through the farmland of central Oregon.
4449 leads the return excursion to Portland through Madras.
An excursion sponsored by the Pacific Limited Group rolls southward along the Deschutes River. The Portland - Bend roundtrip covered the Columbia River Gorge and the Oregon Trunk.
BNSF 3149 and 2076 head south over the trestle at Madras, OR in the last light of the day after switching a mill on the north side of town. The town is nestled below the trestle, and a major water... (more)
SP 4449 leads the 2017 Cascades Daylight across the towering bridge just west of downtown Madras as it closes in on its final destination of Bend, Oregon.
Oregon Rail Heritage's Daylight Excursion run from Bend, OR to Portland, OR (operating as Amtrak train 955) heads over the majestic Willow Canyon Trestle
Spanning the 1,050-foot long Willow Creek Bridge, the 2017 Cascades Daylight hustles north toward the Deschutes River Canyon.
SP 4449 north running as Amtrak 955 near Madras, OR 6/25/17
SP 4449 swings around the bend at the small town of Madras, Oregon, climbing the steep grade out of the Deschutes River Canyon.
The last unrebuilt GP35 I saw operate on BN heads south on the Oregon Trunk, under threatening skies.