As seen through a window in a covered bridge, the Coast Starlight drifts through Westfir, Oregon and crosses the Willamette River for the first time on its journey to Seattle.
Northbound crossing the North Fork of the Willamette River, framing provided by the Office Covered Bridge in Westfir, Oregon.
Dark skies, cold temps, snowy mountains, and yet, Spring time is only a week away?
Union Pacific freight moves up the Cascade grade out of Eugene on the way to Klamath Falls. The throttles are w... (more)
UP 5392 pushes and shoves this tain thru the forest of western Oregon, on it's way up the Cascade Summit grade.
The northbound Coast Starlight train 14 traverses the truss bridge in Westfir, Oregon. Built in 1910, the bridge allows trains to travel over the North Fork of the Willamette River. Westfir once w... (more)
Amtrak's Coast Starlight, still sporting some snow, makes it's descent from the snowy Cascade Summit. Next stop Eugene, home of the U of O Ducks.
Only five hours down, Amtrak#14 races across a fork of the Willamete River just north of Oakridge.
The ZLCBR is descending down out of the Cascades on its way to Portland with the hottest train on the line. The daylight colors of UP 1996 distinctively stand out against the spring time green of... (more)