Climax over Leatherbark Creek. Darkening the sky like an approaching storm, the former Moore-Keppel & Co. Climax #6 charges toward the short trestle over Leatherbark Creek, just outside the... (more)
Passing the "green pond". DM&IR #332 charges past the algae-covered, "green pond" just west of Palmers, MN, on local freight run from Duluth to Two Harbors.
Steam to the front! DM&IR Consolidation #332 hauls her freight consist past DM&IR Diesel Locomotive #193 at the Marbles Siding, just outside Two Harbors, MN. On this particular day, the re... (more)
Sunny skies at Little Sucker. DM&IR Consolidation #332 rumbles across the steel high trestle crossing the Little Sucker Creek just about 15 miles northeast of Duluth, MN. She's hauling a l... (more)
Charging through Palmers. DM&IR Consolidation #332 is making track speed of approximately 30 mph, as the barrels toward a rural grade crossing in Palmers, MN. The locomotive, which normall... (more)
Yes, it really is that green! DM&IR Consolidation Locomotive #332 passes the "green pond" in Palmers, MN, en route to Two Harbors with a freight train for photographers. The alm... (more)
Steaming into Wheeler. Polson Logging Company #2 and her short freight train put the finishing touches on a bucolic scene as they enter the little seaside village of Wheeler, Oregon on a ch... (more)
Morning freight to Hillsboro. There's still a chill in the calm morning air as the crew of a beefy logging Mikado takes a cut of well-used freight cars up the SP Tillamook Branch, bound for... (more)
Symmetry in motion at Smith Lake. The morning mist has begun to give way to filtered sun as Polson Logging Co. Mikado #2 hauls a mixed freight north along the causeway at Smith Lake, just n... (more)
Sunset on the Oregon Coast Scenic. McCloud River Railroad #25 pauses on the shoreline just north of Garibaldi, Oregon, as the sun sets over the waters of Tillamook Bay.
Sunset at Stasek Slough. Polson Logging Co. #2 runs into the setting sun, as she hauls a string of empty log bunks across the wooden trestle at Stasek Slough.
The folks who make the photos possible. A photo album depicting the pretty scenes along the Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad would not be complete without a portrait of the folks who made the 2... (more)
Passing the Three Graces. Running just a mile or so north of Garibaldi, Oregon, Polson Logging Company #2 leads a double-header freight past the rocky shoreline where tourists typically pau... (more)
Beautiful Garibaldi. Here's a dark-side view of our sunset double-header freight running along the coastline in the beautiful resort town of Garibaldi, Oregon. Visible in the distance on t... (more)
Passing Smith Lake. An empty log train, with Polson Logging Co. #2 on point, transits the causeway along Smith Lake, in the town of Barview, Oregon. The train is traveling north along the... (more)