Photographs by Jim Pykonen Confident no one was following Sid and Nancy slow the escape as they pass by a saw mills ruins, Sid said, "You know Nancy that coned shaped object is called a WigWam burner, if you happen to be in Washington State or Idaho they are TeePee burners, and when traveling through… Continue reading Getaway, Part 3

Getaway, Part 2

West Eugene, Oregon about 435 pm, part 2. After out running the lawman Buford T. Pusser Sid and Nancy take this unused roadway down by the abandoned rail yard leaving no tracks, no trace of where they came from and where they are going to.

West Eugene, Oregon about 435 pm, part 2. After out running the lawman Buford T. Pusser Sid and Nancy take this unused roadway down by the abandoned rail yard leaving no tracks, no trace of where they came from and where they are going to.

The following contain may contain subject matter not be suitable for all audiences. So Iz minding my own business the other day driving to pickup a client and take to a doctors appointment, she lives in a trailer, renting the space it sits on, and the space rented is in a cemetery. As I approach… Continue reading Forever

Bethel Drive in Eugene, Oregon has become my favorite train spotting location; it is a two lane asphalt roadway one mile in length flooded with power poles and running parallel to Union Pacific’s rail yard; on the other side of the tracks (no pun intended) civilian living.   I will intentionally go out of my way… Continue reading Acquaintances

Two mammals

when you just have to get away from the kaos of the world with your best bud. on my way home tonite I took the long way home, oh maybe 10 miles out of the way but every 1/10 of a mile was worth it. The route took me by Fern Ridge Reservoir near Veneta,… Continue reading Two mammals

when you just have to get away from the kaos of the world with your best bud. on my way home tonite I took the long way home, oh maybe 10 miles out of the way but every 1/10 of a mile was worth it. The route took me by Fern Ridge Reservoir near Veneta,…… Continue reading Two mammals

It was a long day I was driving the beat from Dexter to Springfield to Cottage Grove, Oregon not to mention a few small towns in-between. My back end was feeling cramped, muscularly pained, the calves on both legs were stiffening they, I, needed to get erect so Iz pull off the beaten path to… Continue reading spring is in the air

ante meridiem shilotte

first morning light illumination was captured by being in the right place at the right, having my camera with me as I head out into the working world, and having a love of trains. the picture is of the old southern pacific machine shop which once sprouted a roundhouse now just the concrete floor remains.… Continue reading ante meridiem shilotte

first morning light illumination was captured by being in the right place at the right, having my camera with me as I head out into the working world, and having a love of trains. the picture is of the old southern pacific machine shop which once sprouted a roundhouse now just the concrete floor remains.…… Continue reading ante meridiem shilotte

idle time only this time in black and white

one evening whilst walking off the days stress I spotted to engines a idling in a nearby rail yard eugene, oregon, tracks merging into each other and then into the partly cloudy evening sky. Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa!

one evening whilst walking off the days stress I spotted to engines a idling in a nearby rail yard eugene, oregon, tracks merging into each other and then into the partly cloudy evening sky. Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa!

The Gritty, Darkside of Railroads

I snapped this picture of the ruins of Southern Pacific's machine shop in Eugene, Oregon. On the right edge of the building the roundhouse once attached however, due to environmental problems was removed years ago. This portion of the rail yard was where steam locomotives are repaired, overhauled, or inspected and just a bit out… Continue reading The Gritty, Darkside of Railroads

I snapped this picture of the ruins of Southern Pacific’s machine shop in Eugene, Oregon. On the right edge of the building the roundhouse once attached however, due to environmental problems was removed years ago. This portion of the rail yard was where steam locomotives are repaired, overhauled, or inspected and just a bit out…… Continue reading The Gritty, Darkside of Railroads

Sunny day, time on my hands, and camera over the shoulder I was taking in reflective waters of the Dexter Reservoir. Because we are in to winter months here in the Pacific Northwest overcast days are normal so when the sun suddenly revealed itself I was blinded, turned away to regain sight and the above… Continue reading Encompass Around!

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