Mount Hood is out as BNSF No.5485 rounds into Avery with a Mixed Manifest on a very calml Northwest morning.
Eastbound Union Pacific Mixed Manifest With No. 8239 crosses a short causeway along the Columbia River at Memaloose State park.
The Bend bound SP excursion exits one of the tunnels in Cooks, WA after a late start out of Portland.
Tie replacement program on the Fallbridge Sub has the line shut down between 9:00 am and 4:00pm during the week. The first train through this afternoon is a westbound Z, rounding the siding at Coo... (more)
Slowly making its way onto the Cello bridge, SP 4449 leads the Cascade Daylight the final few hundred yards out of Oregon and over the Columbia River as it heads for the banks of Washington just w... (more)
Oregon Rail Heritage's Daylight Excursion to Bend, OR (operating as Amtrak train 925) passes between two of the short tunnels along Route 14 in the Columbia Gorge, a couple hours off schedule afte... (more)
A Portland to Pasco general freight comes through one tunnel and aims for the next.
A Roseville bound manifest from Hinkle catches the last moments of sunlight after a long summer day in the Columbia Gorge. Shot from Lyle WA, the train is actually in another state, have just pass... (more)
The Wishram to Vancouver local freight catches the absolute last rays of the day's sun as it runs through the Columbia Gorge through the town of Lyle.
The engineer of SP 4449 gives a few short tugs on the whistle to the delight of the boaters, who have turned their small-sraft to follow the 1941-built steam locomotive, below as the 2017 Cascades... (more)
An early morning eastbound grainer rolls by a small lake west of the small town of Lyle Wa. on the Fallbridge Sub.
A unit oil train heads over the causeway at Chamberlain Lake.
A unit oil train rounds the curve as it approaches the causeway in Chamberlain Lake.
You can see an eclectic mix of power on the Fallbridge Sub on any given day. Name the power units and you could win a big prize package... or probably not.
A manifest races at track speed through rural and rugged Home Valley, WA in the columbia Gorge. To the right is a large lumber mill.