A Southern Pacific train rolls west on the abandoned Oregon, California & Eastern in spring 1993. Scrapper A&K Railroad Materials contracted with SP to haul recovered track components over OC&E fr... (more)
The last trainload of logs to move over OC&E heads for Klamath Falls. The locomotive cabs were occupied by family of the crew and other railroad employees.
The eastbound Bly Turn backs into the East Switchback. Lead unit OCE 7602 started out life as GE U25B demonstrator 2501.
The first cut of the last Bly Turn makes the reverse move between switchbacks.
The second cut of the westbound Bly Turn has cleared the turnout at East Switchback, and will soon begin a reverse move to West Switchback. Upon arrival there, the two halves of the Bly Turn will ... (more)
A salvage train operated by SP arrives at OC&E's East Switchback. The trains hauled rail material for scrapper A&K Railroad Materials.
Prior to abandonment, Weyerhaeuser moved all equipment off the OC&E. One of the clean-up trains starts up the grade to the east switchback. The lead unit was originally GE demonstrator 2501.
Oregon, California & Eastern's first train of the summer 1988 season approaches the West Switchback. Note the train's caboose in the distance.