The Toledo Patch is approaching the Union Pacific mainline after receiving authority to cross over into PNWR's Albany Yard.
The Toledo Patch rolls through Nortons at 10 mph on PNWR's Toledo District.
The climb over Oregon's Coast Range is over as the Toledo Patch rolls through the hamlet of Summit. From here, the rest of the trip eastward to Albany is almost all downhill.
The Toledo Patch passes the Chitwood covered bridge as it rolls eastward to Albany. Just as in Southern Pacific days, the line primarily serves the massive Georgia Pacific pulp mill at Toledo.
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About 30 minutes before the OE Express showed up, the extra OE Local came through town. He has the 3003 and 3005, former LLPX 3203 and 3205 for you SLR fans.