Fall in the Cascades. A few splashes of color in the lush forest signal the onset of fall in Washington's Cascade Region, as Hammond Lumber #17 shuttles a short work train south from Elbe, ... (more)
Steamscape: Roundtop Creek. Rayonier Lumber Willamette #2 heads north out of Mineral, Washington, crossing the little wooden bridge over Roundtop Creek with string of log bunks.
The morning sun begins to break through the stubborn fog and mist as a short work train, headed by Hammond Lumber Company #17, chugs slowly toward the shops at Mineral. A 1929 product of t... (more)
Framed by her natural habitat, Rayonier Willamette #2 and crew wait on the balloon loop in Mineral for their clearance to take the main for a run north to Elbe. This little clearing near t... (more)
Rayonier Willamette #2. The early morning fog keeps a relentless hold on the yard at the Mineral Shops as Rayonier Willamette #2 backs onto the main for a day of logging operations in the d... (more)
Meeting at Mineral Yard. The crew of a Rayonier Log Train takes care of some routine servicing on their Willamette Locomotive as a work train headed by Hammond Lumber Mikado #17 charges thr... (more)
Misty Mineral Morning. In a pea-soup fog so typical of the Pacific Northwest, Hammond Lumber Company #17, a beefy Mikado Saddle Tanker, switches onto the main line at the shops in Mineral, ... (more)
Recreating a scene that could have been found in the woods of Washington state in the late 50s or 60s, NP 7012A switches the yard in Mineral on a typical foggy October morning.
Mount Rainier Scenic's Rayonier #2 (Willamette / Shay copy) poses with Polson Loggin #70, outside the shops and museum at Mineral.
Mount Rainier Scenic's Polson Logging #70, has a meet with their Willamette #2 (a Shay copy), outside the shops and museum at Mineral.
Hillcrest Lumber Co. #10, one of four operation Climaxes in the world, switches its train of skeleton log cars in the Mineral yard.
Crew members oil around on the ten spot in preparation for a day of runbys in Mineral.