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  1. Hewitt East Switch

    Hewitt East Switch

    A west-bound grainer approaches the Hewett east siding switch as it rolls through the Columbia River Gorge.
  2. Elephants at Sunrise

    Elephants at Sunrise

  3. pmpete

    GorgeRail 2014 Canceled

    The Decision. After great consideration the GorgeRail Team has decided go on Hiatus for 2014. We fully hope that we can resume next year having GorgeRail again in 2015. Why stop after three good years? To continue to have the technical quality of shows we need to ensure good attendance to...
  4. Home Valley Daylight

    Home Valley Daylight

    SP 4449 and train rolls west through the Columbia River Gorge.
  5. Westbound in the Gorge

    Westbound in the Gorge

    BNSF 5201 west approaches Home Valley, Washington.
  6. Moon over the Gorge

    Moon over the Gorge

    Waxing moon oversees a westbound intermodal at Olds Ferry Road.
  7. Last traces of color

    Last traces of color

    LVWSPO heads east near Underwood with CSX unit contrasting with last traces of fall colors.
  8. Meet at Cooks

    Meet at Cooks

    Westbound coal loads behind BNSF 9734 waits in the hole for the BNSF 4405 East at Cooks, WA.
  9. BNSF 4868 Lyle, WA

    BNSF 4868 Lyle, WA

    A Eastbound BNSF Grain train travels through the Rock Cut at Lyle, WA
  10. BNSF 9629 Coal

    BNSF 9629 Coal

    A Westbound loaded coal train works it's way through Horsethief Lake, WA on the Columbia River Gorge
  11. Good Timing

    Good Timing

    A northboud BNSF general manifest eases through the curves of the Oregon Trunk prior to entering Celilo, while a westbound UP makes time through the Columbia River Gorge.
  12. Gorgerail / Coal at 12:56pm

    Gorgerail / Coal at 12:56pm

    1st of two back-to-back coal loads at North Dalles, WA, 14 minutes apart!
  13. Gorgerail / Coal at 1:10pm

    Gorgerail / Coal at 1:10pm

    2nd of two back-to-back coal loads at North Dalles, WA, 14 minutes apart!
  14. Gorgerail / Eastbound at Cooks

    Gorgerail / Eastbound at Cooks

    BNSF 4987 east rolls through the S-curves at Cooks, WA, passing a Z-train in the hole.
  15. Gorgerail 2011 / Coal Loads West

    Gorgerail 2011 / Coal Loads West

    Westbound coal loads at Horsethief Lake between Wishram and North Dalles, WA, late Sunday afternoon.
  16. In The Cut

    In The Cut

    Westbound BNSF Dash 9-44CW #5262 leads a quartet of GE power through the cut near Miller Island in the Columbia River Gorge. http://wikimapia.org/#lat=45.6640864&lon=-120.8890915&z=14&l=0&m=b
  17. Union Pacific In The Columbia River Gorge

    Union Pacific In The Columbia River Gorge

    Oil on canvas 18 x 36 inch. Sold but have prints.
  18. Eastbound Passing Cliffs

    Eastbound Passing Cliffs

    An eastbound makes time as it passes Cliffs, in the Columbia River Gorge. http://wikimapia.org/#lat=45.7152293&lon=-120.7172585&z=15&l=0&m=b
  19. Eastbound at Towal

    Eastbound at Towal

    Austin and I shot almost the same photos all weekend, and most of his shots turned out better than mine. He also posted his photos before I got home... But he didn't post a photo of this train, so here it is.
  20. Westbound at Bates

    Westbound at Bates

    Approaching Bates, WA, at the east end of the Columbia River Gorge.

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