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Date: 09/18/23 14:07
Northeast Oregon Scenic Train Ride
Author: spider1319

Virtually no highway access except Yeringtoon Road, the Wallowa Union Railroad operates the Eagle Cap Excursion Train seasonly between Elgin and Kimmell with occasional trips to Minam.Image number one is the train in the meadows above Elgin next to the Grande  Ronde River.The second picture is at Palmer Junction the site old the onetime mill of Palmer Lumber.The third image is near Looking Glass with the Yerington Road Bridge crossing the Grande Ronde River.in the background..September 2023.The line is the former Union Pacific Joseph Branch. Bill Webb 



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 09/19/23 08:46 by spider1319.








Date: 09/18/23 14:58
Re: Northeast Oregon Scenic Train Ride
Author: texchief1

Looks like a fun ride!  Great shots.

texchief1



Date: 09/18/23 17:13
Re: Northeast Oregon Scenic Train Ride
Author: grahamline

Nice trip, particularly in the fall.  Save some time for the museum at the west end.



Date: 09/18/23 17:17
Re: Northeast Oregon Scenic Train Ride
Author: Gonut1

Looks like a pleasant and scenic ride. Nice scenery not completely blocked by trees! We have a very popular tourist road that has a great line through miles of tree tunnels!
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Date: 09/18/23 20:06
Re: Northeast Oregon Scenic Train Ride
Author: bluesman

Thanks Bill for your photos and the great PR!



Date: 09/18/23 22:01
Re: Northeast Oregon Scenic Train Ride
Author: weather

Many thanks for posting this, its on my bucket list, great images!



Date: 09/20/23 17:16
Re: Northeast Oregon Scenic Train Ride
Author: ns1000

I like Pic 1!!



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