Sam. What can I say? In the world of preservation railroading, there are a few folks who just have "the look". Sumpter Valley Engineer Sam McCloskey is one of those guys. Pos... (more)
Blue hour in McEwen. As the blue hour fades to black, Sumpter Valley's two steam locomotives sit tied down at the McEwen Tank, all prepped and ready for an early morning departure to the we... (more)
Approaching Sumpter. The fall colors are shining brightly in the afternoon sun as Sumpter Valley's Mikado #19 hustles west toward nearby Sumpter, with a log train.
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Gold country narrow gauge. One of the real gems in preservation railroading struts its stuff for the cameras as Sumpter Valley's Mikado #19 makes an eastbound run out of Sumpter, headed for... (more)
On the dark side with Sumpter's "Stump Dodger." Sumpter Valley Railway's 65-ton Alco Mikado #19 highballs east out of Sumpter Oregon, headed for Baker City with a fresh load of l... (more)
Fall color in the Powder River Valley. Sumpter Valley Railway Mikado #19 hauls a short log train east out of Sumpter on a colorful fall day, with an eventual destination of Baker City, som... (more)
A Reflection Shot that Panned out Perfectly
A modern day Sumpter Valley No. 19 keeps pace with a reflection of itself from the past against the unchanged backdrop of the Elkhorn Range dur... (more)
Set against beautiful Fall colors, Sumpter Valley No. 19 leads a small log train eastbound towards McEwen, passing one of the many ponds along the narrow gauge line.
Sumpter Valley Railray's No. 19 leads a small fright westbound towards Sumpter, passing one of the many ponds along the narrow gauge line.
Sumpter Valley Railray's No. 19, a 2-8-2 narrow gauge locomotive, brings a small freight around a bend and through a cut traveling east bound through Sumpter, OR.
Sumpter Valley Railway's 2-8-2 narrow gauge No. 19 captured at speed in a Railroad: Sumpter Valley RailwayLocomotive: Steam 2-8-2Location: Sumpter, Oregon, USALocomotive #: SVRy 19Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: October 14, 2018
Westbound on the "Stump Dodger." A Sumpter Valley freight hustles westbound in the Powder River Valley, just a mile or so out of Sumpter. The manifest today is mainly logs, wit... (more)
Sumpter Valley Railway's No. 3 and No. 19 sit poised by the water tower ready for a day's work at McEwen, OR.
Sumpter Valley narrow gauge 2-8-2 No. 19 leads a small freight through Sumpter, OR at the peak of Fall.
Sumpter Valley No. 19 has the highball and proceeds east past the short siding at "Hawley"