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  1. Mascorailbuff

    GorgeRail 2013

    Transcon Holiday My GorgeRail slideshow is on the YouTubes:
  2. Streaking Daggett

    Streaking Daggett

    Cars proceed after an eastbound DPU clears and the gates lift At "A" Street.
  3. Along Summit Valley Road

    Along Summit Valley Road

    MBARSDG124A Lugo, CA (Hesperia) rumbling toward a descent of Cajon.
  4. Hauling Logs

    Hauling Logs

    Brakeman Nick and engineer Jerry on the head-end today.
  5. Workin' on a Sunday

    Workin' on a Sunday

    The boys stoke the stove in the Gibson Speeder and bring it off the rip track in preparation for an early morning project to clear the ROW of downed trees and debris resulting from the ice storm which hit the area during the past week. Sunday work means extra pay, but today they could be in for...
  6. Working the Log Dock

    Working the Log Dock

    Shelton, WA loading logs in the bunker cars from the bay. Brandon (standing) guides Jerry in the crane (above). Dave is in the cab. The parked MOW is Simpson's Gibson speeder.
  7. Deep Woods

    Deep Woods

    In October, leaves are beginning to litter the forest floor and a Simpson train is returning down hill through the deep woods west of Shelton, WA.
  8. Mascorailbuff

    Beside Myself

    "Let your conscience be your guide"
  9. A Nooner

    A Nooner

    Nearly at North Dalles, WA from an access road overpass next to RT 197 looking east. A Fall nooner is different than a summer nooner!
  10. Logs in Fog

    Logs in Fog

    A foggy mid morning provides a ghostly atmosphere for this morning's Simpson run to Mill 5. The 1201 has around 40 log cars in tow with two engines pushing on the rear. (edit: new crop submitted 12/07/2011)
  11. Mascorailbuff

    Simpson RR - Day in the Life

    I have a couple new videos documenting operations on the Simpson Railroad both are "from the cab" perspectives. "First Things First" shows the beginning of the workday where the guys start up the engine and begin the day with some switching before heading out to Mill 5: "The Mill 5...
  12. A Diamond in the Rough

    A Diamond in the Rough

    Florida East Coast 424 hits the diamond at the Simpson main. The old Gibson speeder was assigned to the section crew replacing ties along the creek. The GP40 has been working on the PSAP for over one year now.
  13. Mascorailbuff

    A day long chase of the EWG

    Thanks, guys! Glad to share. I love short-line railroading. For those not familiar with the soundtrack intro, it's Paul Butterfield's "East West" (Mike Bloomfield, guitar) from which I grabbed the title name, seemed to fit nicely. I edited over an hour and a half of footage and maybe later I...
  14. Clouds, Rocks and Power

    Clouds, Rocks and Power

    A couple of dash 9's crest Providence during the evening of one of the longest days of the year.
  15. Passing Through Davenport

    Passing Through Davenport

    During its 12 hour journey through the wheat lands of North Eastern Washington the EWG train pulls through the town of Davenport. It will eventually arrive in Coulee City and tie down for the night, then return to Cheney the next day.
  16. Mascorailbuff

    A day long chase of the EWG

    It's an all day affair chasing the Eastern Washington Gateway from one end of the line to the other, over 100 miles of mostly 10 mph track and beautiful country. I spent the day with Steve Eshom, Robert Scott, Dan Bolyard and Richard Zoller. The show is about 37 minutes, all good!:D
  17. Mascorailbuff

    GorgeRail Weekend Railfan movie

    A little somethin' I put together. Rosco makes a cameo appearance. This is about 22 minutes long with no lulls!
  18. Mascorailbuff

    3d? Maybe?

    Reminds me of a Walther's catalog...
  19. One to a Stack

    One to a Stack

    BNSF 4631 glides under the pedestrian overpass at the "sculpture" park on the Seattle waterfront as it nears North Portal. It has dropped its helpers at Everett and will destinate in Tacoma later in the afternoon. The engineer tosses a friendly wave to the photographer.
  20. Daisy and the Jets

    Daisy and the Jets

    The Boeing loads came through about noon at Gaynor on front of the Z train while my friend Daisy relaxes for some "front row" action.




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