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  1. Mascorailbuff

    GorgeRail 2013

    Transcon Holiday My GorgeRail slideshow is on the YouTubes: CWj6KpjUSeY
  2. Streaking Daggett

    Streaking Daggett

    Cars proceed after an eastbound DPU clears and the gates lift At "A" Street.
  3. Along Summit Valley Road

    Along Summit Valley Road

    MBARSDG124A Lugo, CA (Hesperia) rumbling toward a descent of Cajon.
  4. Hauling Logs

    Hauling Logs

    Brakeman Nick and engineer Jerry on the head-end today.
  5. Workin' on a Sunday

    Workin' on a Sunday

    The boys stoke the stove in the Gibson Speeder and bring it off the rip track in preparation for an early morning project to clear the ROW of downed trees and debris resulting from the ice storm which hit the area during the past week. Sunday work means extra pay, but today they could be in for...
  6. Working the Log Dock

    Working the Log Dock

    Shelton, WA loading logs in the bunker cars from the bay. Brandon (standing) guides Jerry in the crane (above). Dave is in the cab. The parked MOW is Simpson's Gibson speeder.
  7. Deep Woods

    Deep Woods

    In October, leaves are beginning to litter the forest floor and a Simpson train is returning down hill through the deep woods west of Shelton, WA.
  8. Mascorailbuff

    Beside Myself

    "Let your conscience be your guide"
  9. A Nooner

    A Nooner

    Nearly at North Dalles, WA from an access road overpass next to RT 197 looking east. A Fall nooner is different than a summer nooner!
  10. Logs in Fog

    Logs in Fog

    A foggy mid morning provides a ghostly atmosphere for this morning's Simpson run to Mill 5. The 1201 has around 40 log cars in tow with two engines pushing on the rear. (edit: new crop submitted 12/07/2011)
  11. Mascorailbuff

    Summer Solstice in Eastern WA 2011

    Got a couple of feature presentations up on the internets if you have the time: The Eastern Washington Gateway (I may have shared this previously): 7d-WySZj27A and a one hour video on the Lakeside Sub. Keystone, Tokio, Essig, Lind, Providence, Beatrice, etc which I've just put up...
  12. Mascorailbuff

    Simpson RR - Day in the Life

    I have a couple new videos documenting operations on the Simpson Railroad both are "from the cab" perspectives. "First Things First" shows the beginning of the workday where the guys start up the engine and begin the day with some switching before heading out to Mill 5: FVovCslbvFw...
  13. Mascorailbuff

    Gloomy Stevens Pass

    great photo essay, Ted!
  14. A Diamond in the Rough

    A Diamond in the Rough

    Florida East Coast 424 hits the diamond at the Simpson main. The old Gibson speeder was assigned to the section crew replacing ties along the creek. The GP40 has been working on the PSAP for over one year now.
  15. Mascorailbuff

    A day long chase of the EWG

    Thanks, guys! Glad to share. I love short-line railroading. For those not familiar with the soundtrack intro, it's Paul Butterfield's "East West" (Mike Bloomfield, guitar) from which I grabbed the title name, seemed to fit nicely. I edited over an hour and a half of footage and maybe later I...
  16. Clouds, Rocks and Power

    Clouds, Rocks and Power

    A couple of dash 9's crest Providence during the evening of one of the longest days of the year.
  17. Passing Through Davenport

    Passing Through Davenport

    During its 12 hour journey through the wheat lands of North Eastern Washington the EWG train pulls through the town of Davenport. It will eventually arrive in Coulee City and tie down for the night, then return to Cheney the next day.
  18. Mascorailbuff

    A day long chase of the EWG

    It's an all day affair chasing the Eastern Washington Gateway from one end of the line to the other, over 100 miles of mostly 10 mph track and beautiful country. I spent the day with Steve Eshom, Robert Scott, Dan Bolyard and Richard Zoller. The show is about 37 minutes, all good!:D 7d-WySZj27A
  19. Mascorailbuff

    Funny guy

    While at Beatrice, WA I had the pleasure of catching a colorful power set-up (BNSF, NS and CSX) and a conductor with a sense of humor! Anyone know who this is? 6/23/2011 6:45:45 PM westbound. Hope you can make him out.
  20. Mascorailbuff

    GorgeRail Weekend Railfan movie

    A little somethin' I put together. Rosco makes a cameo appearance. This is about 22 minutes long with no lulls! X3O_ob2jozU is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to