The great Northwest on a still morning with the sun rising. What better place is there to photograph trains? A grainer heads west on the Fallbridge Subdivision along the Columbia River.
SP 4449 south running as Amtrak 955 near Lyle, WA 6/25/17
It isn't the coastline but if you squint your eyes it almost looks as if 4449 is heading into Ventura as it flies along the Fallbridge Subdivision.
On the final leg of the Oregon Trunk section, SP 4449 rounds the curve slowly making its way to the Wishram bridge that will allow the train to enter Washington.
SP 4449 leads the Cascades Daylight 2017 around a bend along the breath-taking Columbia River Gorge as it approaches the town of Carson in the golden, evening light.
Entering Hone Valley and racing for home,Southern Pacific No.4449 pours it on hoping for no more delays. Its been a tiring and hot two days with 100 degree temps and numerous delays. The crew and... (more)
SP4449 heads back west towards portland on it's way back from it's trip to Bend
Crossing over the Celilo Drawbridge on the Oregon Trunk Line, a BNSF Mixed Manifest crosses from Oregon to Washington.
Grain on the move on the Union Pacific and the BNSF along the Columbia River. Canadian Pacific meets BNSF at the mouth of the Deschutes Canyon. BNSF climbs the Oregon Trunk Line south towards Bend... (more)
A Roger Puta Photograph