An eastbound train of empties negotiates the vertical curve in the "Parachute" east of Olene. This is a hiking trail today.
An OC&E log train passes over a loaded log truck on Oregon Hwy. 140 east of Klamath Falls. Lead unit OCE 7602 was originally built as General Electric U25 demonstrator GE 2501.
The first train of the summer logging season eases into one of the tail tracks on the West Switchback. The empty log cars in this train will be spotted for loading at Bly.
For a logging railroad, Oregon, California & Eastern had a fair amount of mileage that bisected farm fields. Mount Shasta looms to the south as the Bly Turn departs Klamath Falls on a nice June mo... (more)
The final Bly Turn heads west along the Sprague River, nearing Beatty.
Loaded with around 200 highway truckloads of logs, the Bly Turn is about to enter yard limits in Klamath Falls' south suburbs.
Power for the final Bly Turn approaches the West Switchback. In about ten minutes, the locomotives will pass in the opposite direction on the track in the foreground.
Having tied the first half of their train down in one of the tail tracks on the West Switchback, the Bly Turn crew start the return move to the East Switchback to get the rest of their train.
The loaded Bly Turn arrives at the West Switchback. The green GP9 trailing is one of the three units Weyerhaeuser purchased from BN for use on the non-common carrier Woods Line.
The last Bly Turn arrives at its namesake to haul Weyerhauser's final train of logs in Southern Oregon. Lead unit OC&E 7602 was built as General Electric U25 demonstrator GE 2501.
The last trainload of logs to move over OC&E heads for Klamath Falls. The locomotive cabs were occupied by family of the crew and other railroad employees.
The final Bly Turn backs into OC&E's yard at Klamath Falls. Many local residents came out to watch the last logger enter town.
On a fine spring morning in the Klamath Basin, OC&E's Bly Turn heads east.
OC&E's last loaded log train is arriving at Klamath Falls.
The eastbound Bly Turn backs into the East Switchback. Lead unit OCE 7602 started out life as GE U25B demonstrator 2501.