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  1. UP and Over

    UP and Over

    As the Union Pacific Ayer Subdivision climbs out of the Snake River Valley heading north towards Spokane, it crosses over the Great Northwestern's branchline at the base of the Joso Bridge.
  2. Flying over Lyons Ferry

    Flying over Lyons Ferry

    An empty Canpotex Potash train, the OT5EO 20, is Canada-bound crossing the massive Joso Bridge in Eastern Washington, on UP's Ayer Subdivision. Original plan for this day found me traveling on US 395 towards Spokane from Pasco, until I heard this train get a warrant northward from Page...
  3. CP Railnet Downriver Turn

    CP Railnet Downriver Turn

    Camas Prairie Railnet's Downriver Turn passed under the Joso Trestle. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to - An online railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used railroad books. Railroad pictorials, railroad history, steam locomotives, passenger trains, modern railroading. Hundreds of titles available, most at discount prices! We also have a video and children's book section. - An online model railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used books. Layout design, track plans, scenery and structure building, wiring, DCC, Tinplate, Toy Trains, Price Guides and more.

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