A steam train in the rain and sun how fun.

Started Oct 22, 2012 | Discussions thread
Paul Petersen
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Re: A steam train in the rain and sun how fun. Fixed

It was an exceptionally dreary morning in the second city of the Pacific Northwest.  But the grand lady lady was steamed up and ready for her run.

Portland Union Station

After crossing two great rivers the mighty steed has a full head of steam and gets to stretch he legs passing a line of freight trains waiting to head into the yard at Vancouver.

Winterl State Park Vancouver Washington

Sprinting down scenic Columbia Gorge we got ahead of her again at The Dalles Dam.

North Dalles, WA

After crossing over the mighty Columbia she skies along the side of the high cliffs to gain access to scenic canyon carved by the Deschutes River.

Oregon Trunk line departing Columbia Gorge

The Deschutes flows fast and muddy filled by the quenching rains of the fall signifying the transition from summer to winter.

Deschutes Canyon

Twin Bridges


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