UP 5392 pushes and shoves this tain thru the forest of western Oregon, on it's way up the Cascade Summit grade.
Nearing the last light of day, a UP stack train pulls and pushes it's way eastward up the Columbia River, paralleling I-84.
Everybody and everything deserves a day off now and then. A rare sunny day in the Pacific Northwest finds these two old timers basking in the late afternoon sun. Up front is 1803 wearing tradtio... (more)
Amtrak's Coast Starlight, still sporting some snow, makes it's descent from the snowy Cascade Summit. Next stop Eugene, home of the U of O Ducks.
UP Inspection train makes it way thru downtown Eugene
The summer sun is sitting low and 1433 is going slow. Headed through the grassfields of Junction City on it's way to Eugene.
Teamwork... Competitors UP and BNSF join forces today and lead this train down the Columbia River Gorge and into Portland, Or. The John Day Dam in the background, upper left, helps regulate the w... (more)
As see from the Washington side, a UP train slowly and steadily works it way up the Columbia River on the Oregon side. In the foreground is the quaint little town of Maryhill, Wa.
BNSF heads east up the Columbia River Gorge near Maryhill. Majestic Mt. Hood looms in the background. In the middle of it all is a happy camper. Next trip up to the Gorge I hope to nab that perfec... (more)
Eight BNSF locos tug a heavy train up through the Columbia River Gorge, and one tug pushes a barge. The train is faster, much faster.
Having just descended the Cascade summit, UP 5156 eases thru the yard at Oakridge, passing an old caboose, and some snow fighting equipment. The Oakridge yard is a quiet place today, not even a sh... (more)
UP 5156 glides thru Oakridge, having just completed her descent from the Cascade summit. Next stop, Eugene.
A semi clean War Bonnet on the point, passes under the signal bridge at Cajon Summit. Now, it's all downhill from here.