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Over 15 years ago (wow!) a "westbound" manifests blasts through Crescent Lake, OR. After topping Cascade Summit ten miles back, this train is accelerating to 60 mph for the fast run south towards Klamath Falls.
A southbound UP manifest highballs through Oakridge, OR, and begins the 1.8%, 44-mile climb to Cascade Summit. It is 4:39pm, the sun has set behing the mountains long ago, and heavy cloud cover and rain-turning-into-snow has it near darkness. Thanks to digital cameras being able to shoot at ISO...
UP 9330 South has nearly crested the grade at Cascade Summit, as the rear end pushers are framed by the signals in a haze of diesel exhaust.Canon EOS-10s 35mm, Kodacolor print, scanned on an HP flatbed scanner
Three freight trains at the Cajon Summit on April 22. 2005. This is the scene I saw cresting the hill. Heavy winds were carrying mist and rain from the storm in the hills to the right of this scene. This is what caused the two rainbows on what appears a clear day. It was short lived though.
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