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  1. Southbound at Lava Butte Summit

    Southbound at Lava Butte Summit

    A southbound BNSF manifest crests Lava Butte Summit, 11 miles south of Bend, OR. A nice one-mile hike over the lave rock from the truck, mid-day, at 90 degrees!
  2. Lava Butte Summit

    Lava Butte Summit

    BNSF 4623 South crests Lava Butte Summit, MP 12Z south of Bend, OR.
  3. S/b Grainer on the OT Sub.

    S/b Grainer on the OT Sub.

    A very rare for the OT Sub. southbound grain train has topped Lava Butte Summit south of Bend, OR, in a "moderate" snow storm. 2nd loaded grainer we've seen come through here in the last couple of weeks, apparently symboled as Pasco to Barstow.
  4. BNSF 5138

    BNSF 5138

    BNSF C44-9W's 5138 and 4975 push hard in DPU serivice on the rear of BNSF 5519's Southbound train at the North siding switch at Lava.
  5. BNSF 5519 Lava, OR.

    BNSF 5519 Lava, OR.

    BNSF 5519 mixed freight highballs through Lava, OR.
  6. BNSF 5519

    BNSF 5519

    BNSF C44-9W 5519 leads a Southbound manifest over the summit at Lava. The power on the train includes a KCS AC4400 as the third unit.
  7. BNSF 1111

    BNSF 1111

    Heritage 1 painted C44-9W 1111 leads two H2 Dash 9's on a manifest Southbound near Lava siding on the Oregon Trunk.
  8. Rolling Across the Lava

    Rolling Across the Lava

    The Southwest Chief races across the lava flows just east of Grants, N.M., en route to Albuquerque, N.M.




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