Rods and Gears. In a display of mountain muscle, Hammond Lumber #17 and Rayonier Lumber #2 double-head a short freight into the yards at the Mt. Rainier Scenic Railroad Shops.
The "ghost train" leaves Mineral. After switching onto the main line at Mineral, Hammond Lumber #17 begins plodding slowly south into the murk, with a short freight bound for Mort... (more)
Morning freight to Mineral. The early morning fog is starting to thin at Roundtop Creek and some sun is just starting to filter through. The stillness of this calm, cool morning is sudden... (more)
Fall in the Cascades. A few splashes of color in the lush forest signal the onset of fall in Washington's Cascade Region, as Hammond Lumber #17 shuttles a short work train south from Elbe, ... (more)
Meet me at Park Junction. A Lerro Productions photo freight, with Rayonier Willamette #2 on the point, waits on the wye at Park Junction for the passage of the Mt. Rainier Scenic Railroad's... (more)
The morning sun begins to break through the stubborn fog and mist as a short work train, headed by Hammond Lumber Company #17, chugs slowly toward the shops at Mineral. A 1929 product of t... (more)
Misty Mineral Morning. In a pea-soup fog so typical of the Pacific Northwest, Hammond Lumber Company #17, a beefy Mikado Saddle Tanker, switches onto the main line at the shops in Mineral, ... (more)