Tree Tunnel. Crossett Western #10 sure looks as if she's charging out of a dark tunnel carved into the rock above the East Fork of the Lewis River, but in reality, it's just a tall stand of... (more)
Autumn on the Chelatchie Prairie Railroad. Crossett Western saddle-tanker #10 rumbles across the high bridge, spanning the East Fork of the Lewis River on a beautiful fall day. The bridge... (more)
Autumn on the Chelatchie Prairie Railroad. Crossett Western #10 rumbles across the pin-connected, Pratt Deck truss bridge, spanning the East Fork of the Lewis River on a beautiful fall day.... (more)
Through the hills....literally. Crossett Western #10 exits the 300 ft long tunnel near Mouton Falls, and is seen here in the rock cut that marks the approach to the West Portal.
The tun... (more)
Through the hills....literally. A few rays of sunlight highlight the exhaust plume of Crossett Western #10 as she emerges from West Portal of the 300 ft long tunnel near Mouton Falls, on he... (more)
Southbound at Yacolt Creek. The last rays of golden sunlight filter through a breaking overcast as Crossett Western #10 charges south across the little wooden trestle at Yacolt Creek.
Turning at Yacolt. Engineer Luke Johnson brings Crossett Western Co. #10 around the south leg of the Yacolt Wye, as he turns his short freight for an evening photo session with Lerro Produ... (more)
Perfect plumage. With the early morning sun highlighting her classic exhaust plume, Crossett Western #10, hauls a cut of freight cars north on the old Northern Pacific branch line between ... (more)
Branch line freight to Yacolt. After making a brief stop to deliver a supply of ties for the section crew, Crossett Western #10 resumes her trek north from Battle Ground to Yacolt, with a ... (more)
Chelatchie Prairie Dawn. Up and in the saddle at 0-dark-thirty, the crew of Crossett Western #10 takes a local freight north at sunrise, on a former Northern Pacific branch line that is no... (more)
Rods and Gears. In a display of mountain muscle, Hammond Lumber #17 and Rayonier Lumber #2 double-head a short freight into the yards at the Mt. Rainier Scenic Railroad Shops.
The "ghost train" leaves Mineral. After switching onto the main line at Mineral, Hammond Lumber #17 begins plodding slowly south into the murk, with a short freight bound for Mort... (more)
Morning freight to Mineral. The early morning fog is starting to thin at Roundtop Creek and some sun is just starting to filter through. The stillness of this calm, cool morning is sudden... (more)
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)
Meet me at Park Junction. A Lerro Productions photo freight, with Rayonier Willamette #2 on the point, waits on the wye at Park Junction for the passage of the Mt. Rainier Scenic Railroad's... (more)