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

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