Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad First train to Batterson OR. since 2008 Part 1

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Bob

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Published on Jun 24, 2012
Video by Engineerrick


Here is a section of the line west of Batterson, Train is moving east. OCSR's GN 274 and ex-POTB 101 are moving towards Batterson to pick up some freight cars that have been sitting there since 2008. The other video I posted was actually filmed after this one, I just posted them in the wrong order. Some motor car guys did a bang up job of clearing the heavier stuff so the train could get through. This is a scenic part of the old SP branch and we look forward to an excursion train here someday. Thanks OCSR!!
 
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Zoohogger

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Hey Bob,

Thanks for posting these vids. I hadn't thought about shamelessly promoting my youtube videos, but now that you've referenced them.........
I was lucky enough to be in the neighborhood when Scott and Aaron(and a few others) took a ride to pick up cars. I'll see if I can find a picture of the side dump car that was full of dirt and had a tree growing out of it. On the return ride, I rode in the rear facing 274 and Aaron would ask if I could see the tree in the dark and that's how we knew the train was still following the engines. I've had some great rides on the OCSR and POTB.
 

Bob

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Rick,

Sure, post away! I can't do videos here on RRF, they take huge amounts of bandwidth. But since YouTube and Vimeo allow you to embed them, it works great!
 




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