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  1. Waiting for time!

    Waiting for time!

    Old Perrydale Station in Perrydale, Oregon. Built about 1880's. There are no longer any rails outside it's door. Photo taken 2/21/04
  2. UP 6281 North at Fields

    UP 6281 North at Fields

    UP SD60M #6281 leads a northbound manifest out of Fields, Oregon on August 30, 2000.
  3. CORP 4001 West at Veneta

    CORP 4001 West at Veneta

    Westbound CORP GP40 #4001 with the Coos Bay Hauler between Eugene and Veneta, Oregon. Note the kids on top of the bridge.
  4. C45ACCTE's


    Here are the GE C45ACCTE's on their way to tunnel testing on Donner Pass. Photo was taken in Chiloquin, OR
  5. Steam at Telocasset, Oregon

    Steam at Telocasset, Oregon

    UP 3985 southbound at Telocasset, OR on 10/03/1995
  6. Steam at Meacham, OR

    Steam at Meacham, OR

    UP 3985 at Meacham, OR on Oct 3, 1995. The snow flurries stopped just in time.
  7. F40 #231 and the tower

    F40 #231 and the tower

    The Empire Builder's loco #129 was bad-ordered, the Coast Starlight came in with 113 and 231. 231 was set out on Track 3 to be wyed and used on the Empire Builder. 113 continued to Seattle as lone power. Jan 13, 2001
  8. Crooked River-Oregon Trunk

    Crooked River-Oregon Trunk

    Winter 1998 along the Oregon Trunk, Crooked River Gorge-Height 321 feet. Photo M.Ross Valentine 2003
  9. backing into the fair

    backing into the fair

    Here the engine backs across the temporary track to its new resting place while the fair is in town. Be sure to stop by if you can, and take a look.
  10. 4449 on the OE

    4449 on the OE

    at about 8:45am the 4449 moves through Donald, OR.
  11. SP light helpers 1996

    SP light helpers 1996

    An SP light helper set approaches Salt Cr. trestle near Heather, OR in March 1996
  12. Entering a tunnel in scenic Cascades mountain range of southern Oregon

    Entering a tunnel in scenic Cascades mountain range of southern Oregon

    Amtrak's Coast Starlight enters another of many tunnels in southern Oregon in the Cascades mountain range on July 12, 2003.
  13. Coast Starlight rounding a river curve in Northern California

    Coast Starlight rounding a river curve in Northern California

    Amtrak's Coast Starlight rounds another scenic curve along the Sacramento River in northern California south of Dunsmuir, Calif., in the early morning hours of July 12, 2003. This part of the route is normally traversed in darkness.
  14. SP Cascade Ascent

    SP Cascade Ascent

    SP-Cascade ascent 1999 Image 2003 M. Ross Valentine
  15. 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 -
  16. Class


    The UP's E unit trio idles away the night in Bend, Oregon on September 30, 1995. The classy cab units had brought an excursion to Bend from Portland that day, and they would return to the Rose City in the morning. The headlight in front of the depot is an empty BN beet train returning to the...
  17. My son's namesake

    My son's namesake

    This is a northbound BNSF train at Kirk, Oregon on the ex-SP Cascade Subdivision, August 25, 2001. I liked this spot so well that we named our son Kirk.

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