Friends of SP 4449 excursion from Portland, OR to Bend, OR pauses for a moment in the gorge. After this brief stop they will cross over the Columbia River and back into Oregon.
Friends of SP 4449 excursion from Portland, OR to Bend, OR
SP 4449 brings an excursion train south through the Deschutes River Canyon north of Maupin, OR with a long train of Amtrak and private cars bound for Bend. Using the BNSF Oregon Trunk Sub, the tra... (more)
Working hard upgrade, the bark of V&T 29's exhaust echoes across the canyon below Gold Hill. It's safe to say that the grave of James Stile is quite familiar with the voice of the Iron Horse; the ... (more)
Digging into the steep grade above Mound House, V&T 29 is working hard to overcome the pull of gravity- even with only two cars.
To me railroad photography has always revolved around recreating scenes that were once commonplace. Although the fact that those opportunities to recreate in these modern days of railroading are f... (more)
High Bridge Blow-Down. DRGW K-28 #473 executes a firebox blow-down as she rumbles across the High Bridge at Tacoma, around MP 471.2. The blow-down involves opening valves in the boiler, j... (more)
Southern Railway No. 154 is seen heading up a photo train past a farm hand on June 17, 2017. The locomotive featured a special Asheville paint scheme for the charter, which was organized by myself... (more)
Southern Railway No. 154 is seen heading up a photo train on June 17, 2017. The locomotive featured a special Asheville paint scheme for the charter, which was organized by myself under Southern R... (more)
On the High Line. Under a long-standing slow order, DRGW K-28 #473 takes her Silverton Mixed around the High Line Horseshoe Curve at MP 469.5.
The train pictured here is a reasonably au... (more)
NKP 765 brings a few gondolas and passenger cars west for excursions in Chicago in June.
Entering the High Line. DRGW 473, a K-28 "Sports Model" takes a Silverton Mixed Train north out of a deep rock cut and onto the High Line above the Animas River Gorge on a pretty ... (more)
NKP 765 Passing the Last NKP Signals in Hammond after a Weekend in Chicago.
NKP 765 Smoking through Hobart,IN on its Return Trip to Fort Wayne after doing 4 Trips of the Joliet Rocket in Chicago over Fathers Day Weekend.