A pair of BNSF trains meet at Oakbrook, OR deep in the Deschutes River Canyon along BNSF's Oregon Trunk Subdivision. [June 2018]
Northbound train along the Deschutes River.
Northbound train north of Oakbrook in the Deschutes River Canyon.
Seattle bound baretable.
My 1000th picture on RPN shows a southbound manifest in the Deschutes River gorge
The Deschutes River offers spectacular landscapes. And as usual with most of the "spectacular landscape" locations, the traffic is quite low, and chasing a train is almost impossible.
Yes, this is actually a train, a work train, and it was running a good 30 mph on the main track of a main line, trailing its 6 freight cars. I don’t know what railroad it belongs to. If I judge by... (more)