Vanished Line

With some free time one Thursday last December, 2019 I pack the camera and drive the Scion to no planned destination ending up along Main St., Springfield, Oregon. Traveling through the downtown core looking for photographic opportunities a causal glance into an open yet, fenced-in, area I observe a grand object rare to the West… Continue reading Vanished Line

With some free time one Thursday last December, 2019 I pack the camera and drive the Scion to no planned destination ending up along Main St., Springfield, Oregon. Traveling through the downtown core looking for photographic opportunities a causal glance into an open yet, fenced-in, area I observe a grand object rare to the West…… Continue reading Vanished Line

Momentarily caught off guard by Jim’s philosophical outburst Melinda retaliates, “That sounds like good advice however, how does this apply to our current situation?”

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.

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

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

taking my camera with me to work has paid off dividends countless and the pictures below are exceptions. the first and last photos are taken around fort Vancouver in Vancouver, Washington and those in-between in my new hometown eugene, Oregon, eugene, not only the home of the college football team the Oregon ducks, but also… Continue reading man-made objects