An Eastbound Union Pacific grain train is seen passing the grain silos in Rufus along the Columbia River Gorge. A flock of birds can be seen above the lead unit.
Wintery Columbia River GorgeLooking back from the sleeper on Amtrak’s westbound Pioneer reveals that we just passed a westbound Union Pacific freight train in Goff siding in a wintery C... (more)
West bound mixed freight just past the entrance to the John Day River.
After barnstorming through the Northwest on Operation Lifesaver specials, two of UP's three E units head home. The green hillsides will not last much longer.
Unit potash train crossing the John Day River while moving down the Columbia River on a warm spring afternoon.
UP 2547 leads CP 8861 and KCS 4181 down the Columbia River Gorge with a train of oil from the Canadian tar sands. The dam in the background is the John Day dam
Pair of faded ES44AC elephant style with consecutive road numbers lead a Potash train down the Columbia River Gorge with John Day Dam in the background.
Dark clouds head east along the Columbia river gorge. A brief ray of sun produces a rainbow which highlights the BNSF freight also heading east.
Rolling west between Rufus and Biggs, OR along the Columbia River.
A faded UP diesel teams with an old SP unit to lead a westbound potash train over the truss bridge near Le Page Park.
Newer SD70ACe leads a westbound mixed past the John Day Dam in the Columbia River Valley.
A new UP SD70ACe leads a westbound freight thru Rufus.