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  1. Old Cars and Engines

    Old Cars and Engines

    Three Oregon, California & Eastern locomotives arrive at Sycan, Oregon after running cab hop from Klamath Falls. The OC&E was removing all cars from the line in preparation for abandonment.
  2. This is One Train - II

    This is One Train - II

    A loaded log train departs West Switchback for Klamath Falls.
  3. This is One Train

    This is One Train

    The OC&E "Bly Turn" is approaching West Switchback with a train of empty log flats.
  4. First Cut for the Last Time

    First Cut for the Last Time

    The final OC&E "Bly Turn" shoves the first cut of its train to the West Switchback.
  5. One last hill to climb

    One last hill to climb

    The Oregon, California & Eastern's westbound Bly Turn climbs Dairy Hill east of Klamath Falls, Oregon on June 12, 1988.
  6. An Old Friend

    An Old Friend

    A good friend, Mike Devlin, is working as a conductor on the Oregon, California & Eastern's "Bly Turn" at East Switchback, Oregon in 1986. Both Mike and the railroad are no longer with us. - gb -

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