A westbound train is climbing through the Oregon Cascades during Southern Pacific's last full month of independence.
An eastbound freight with three units on the head end and three DPU's on the tail end grinds up the grade between Tunnels 17 and 16 on the ex-SP Cascade Line.
From a precarious perch above Tunnel 15 deep in the Oregon Cascades, a friend and I beheld the sights and especially the sounds of railroading on the ex-SP Cascades Crossing. We listened to three ... (more)
A UP freight slugging it out crossing the Diamond Creek fill near Wicopee on the UP Cascade Subdivision.
A beautiful summer morning gets even better when this UP train rolls downhill at the south switch of Wicopee.
Southbound Amtrak #11 charges uphill towards Cascade Summit, OR, at Wicopee. It had just had to come to a stop one siding back at Heather in order for the crew to restart a shutdown trailing unit ... (more)