Northbound BNSF train that followed a UP detour off of the Oregon Trunk. I had just missed the UP train.
Leaving Moody Siding after servicing the SP No.4449, Amtrak Train No. 955 leaves the mouth of the Deschutes Canyon. Next is the crossing of the Columbia River over the Celilo Drawbridge.
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)
Evening soda ash on the plate girder bridge at the mouth of the Deschutes River. The leader is one of the ten warranty engines, originally delivered in yellow but lettered GECX. Later they were pa... (more)
Beginning its southward turn down the Trunk, a presumably-empty BN grain struggles up the grade at Moody, topping less than 10 mph before accelerating past where I was standing.
Rail geometry train approaching Moody.
A trifold of GE motors bring up the end of a grain heading up the Oregon Trunk.
Slugging its way up the grade, an empty grain roars up the grade at Moody.
A northbound Oregon Trunk manifest drops down towards the Columbia River as it emerges from the tunnel below Moody. Within a few minutes the train will cross the Celilo Drawbridge over the Columbi... (more)
M BARVAW, coming off the Oregon Trunk, nears the approach to Celilo Draw just around the bend.