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The Washington Park and Zoo Railway's "Oregon Express' Travles over the crossover bridge in the Oregon Zoo
Neat shot of an interesting train. Any shots of the engine that show the details of the running gear?
 
Well, Ryan, I see you did go to the Zoo - I hope you survived the picnic?
Did you beg a cab ride like I suggested?
 
By the time I finished eating at the picnic, it was too late for the train. Ends at 6:00. I didn't realize it was that late, I need to find my watch. I'm gonna try to go back sometime when they are running the steamer though...
 
The drive isn't much to look at. If I recall correctly it's a two axle (4 wheel) engine. They use a hydraulic drive to power the wheels via a chain according to the zoo website. It's a nice little engine and works well, but there's not much to see on the drive train end of things, no side rides or any of that...
 

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