A frosty morning in McEwen. The frost on the ties and the hefty steam plumes are tell-tale signs that it's one of those very chilly fall mornings in Oregon's Powder River Valley. A few min... (more)
Sumpter Valley Railway's Mikado steam locomotive #19 built by Alco in 1920, is leaving McEwen with a beautiful plume on an early October morning.
Sumpter Valley Railway's Mikado steam locomotive #19, an oil-burning Alco built in 1920, is leaving McEwen with a beautiful plume on an early October morning.
Golden October in the Powder River Valley. Sumpter Valley Railway's Mikado steam locomotive #19 hauls an afternoon freight train headed for Sumpter.
Early morning freight service headed for Sumpter. Sumpter Valley Railway's beautiful Mikado steam engine #19, built by ALCO in 1920 for the original Sumpter Valley Railway, throws a nice reflectio... (more)
Sunrise on a fine Falls day in the Sumpter Valley! Mikado steam locomotive #19 built by ALCO in 1920 is departing McEwen with a westbound mixed freight train headed to Sumpter.
Fall at its best in the Sumpter Valley! Mikado steam locomotive #19 built by ALCO in 1920 hauls an eastbound mixed freight train headed to McEwen.
Out of the mountains and into the valley, #19 pours on the smoke as it accelerates on one of the few flat and straight stretches of track on the railroad.
Running an all volunteer steam railro... (more)
Number 19 storms through Rock Cut headed eastbound towards McEwen.
Sometimes the last minute changes end up being the best shots. I had originally planned for a different angle at this locatio... (more)
Mixed Service: Prairie City to Baker. Running since well before dawn, Sumpter Valley's handsome Mikado #19 leaves a frosty white plume as she hauls an express mixed train east out of Prairi... (more)
Carrying on the tradition of narrow gauge steam railroading along Eastern Oregon's Powder River, Engineer Eric Wunz is among the corps of die-hard volunteers who are the heart and soul of t... (more)
We'll be needing the sanders..... Sumpter Valley Engineer Eric Wunz makes one last check of the sand supply on Mikado #19 as he prepares depart McEwen and head west toward Sumpter. A snow... (more)
Endless reflecting pools. Just half a mile or so from an arrival in the tiny Oregon town of Sumpter, the SVRy's Mikado #19 hauls an early afternoon mixed train north through the Powder Rive... (more)
Fall color along the Powder River. A westbound Sumpter Valley mixed train runs just above the placid Powder River on a cool fall afternoon.
Although the present-day Sumpter Valley Railr... (more)