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  1. Photogenic


    An Excursion to Astoria, Oregon prepares to stop for a photo run-by at the Blind Slough drawbridge.
  2. Best Spot on the A-Line

    Best Spot on the A-Line

    The Lewis & Clark Explorer crosses Blind Slough on a fine August morning. The train is about 20 miles east of its destination of Astoria. Today these tracks are out of service.
  3. The Thames River Drawbridge

    The Thames River Drawbridge

    Getting a quick OK from the Amtrak Dispatcher for permission on the Northeast Corridor, NR-2's crossing the massive Thames River drawbridge lead loco on the old rolling lift bridge with the new replacement verticle lift span progressing quickly .
  4. Crossing The Tennessee River Drawbridge

    Crossing The Tennessee River Drawbridge

    A CSXT train crosses the joint CSXT/NS drawbridge over the Tennessee river in Decatur. The end of the train can be seen across the river in the top of the picture.
  5. Bridge to the Sky

    Bridge to the Sky

    An unused jackknife bridge over the Cuyahoga River in Cleveland's Flats.

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