Amtrak in Oregon

 

Portland Union Station

 

 F40 #214 at Portland Union Station, May 1980F40 #214 at Portland Union Station, May 1980
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 F40PH #228 preparing to depart Portland Union Station in April, 1981.F40PH #228 preparing to depart Portland Union Station in April, 1981.
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 F40PH #228 departing Portland Union Station in April, 1981F40PH #228 departing Portland Union Station in April, 1981
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F40PH #228 departing Portland Union Station in April, 1981F40PH #228 departing Portland Union Station in April, 1981
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	 One of Portland Terminal Railroad's then-ubiquitous Alco switchers hostles a similarly then-ubiquitous Amtrak F40 locomotive at the Portland Union Station yard sometime in the early 1980's.One of Portland Terminal Railroad's then-ubiquitous Alco switchers hostles a similarly then-ubiquitous Amtrak F40 locomotive at the Portland Union Station yard sometime in the early 1980's.  Map location

 

Woodburn, Oregon

 

Southbound Coast Starlight slowly moves through site of recent derailment in Woodburn, Oregon in April '81.Southbound Coast Starlight slowly moves through site of recent derailment in Woodburn, Oregon in April '81.   Map location.

 

 

Salem, Oregon

 

 Southbound Amtrak 11, the Coast Starlight, arrives at Salem, Oregon on a drizzly afternoon.Southbound Amtrak 11, the Coast Starlight, arrives at Salem, Oregon on a drizzly afternoon.
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Klamath County, Oregon

Northbound Coast Starlight on high fill between Calimus and KirkNorthbound Coast Starlight on high fill between Chiloquin and Kirk
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  Amtrak's Train 14, the northbound Coast Starlight, north of Calimus on an autumn morningAmtrak's Train 14, the northbound Coast Starlight, north of Chiloquin on an autumn morning
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 Starlight northbound in dynamics along Williamson River canyonStarlight northbound along Williamson River canyon
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 Coming through CalimusComing through Calimus
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 Private cars trailing the Coast Starlight north of ChiloquinPrivate cars trailing the Coast Starlight through Calimus

Through CalimusThrough Calimus
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Cab viewCab view
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  Coast Starlight at CalimusCoast Starlight at Calimus
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Northbound through CalimusNorthbound through Calimus
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AMTK 011North of Chiloquin
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North of ChiloquinNorth of Chiloquin
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Northbound along Upper Klamath LakeNorthbound along Upper Klamath Lake
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Northbound Coast Starlight with mixed power passes Hagelstein County Park along Upper Klamath Lake and Hwy 97Northbound Coast Starlight with mixed power passes Hagelstein County Park along Upper Klamath Lake and Hwy 97 north of Klamath Falls
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Northbound Coast Starlight clearing Wocus, just leaving Klamath FallsNorthbound Coast Starlight clearing Wocus, just leaving Klamath Falls
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AMTK 3133Northbound Coast Starlight at Wocus
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Klamath Falls, Oregon

Amtrak Station, Klamath Falls, Oregon (KFS)Amtrak Station, Klamath Falls, Oregon (KFS)
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Klamath Falls, OregonKlamath Falls, Oregon

Northbound Train 14, the Coast Starlight, at Klamath FallsNorthbound Train 14, the Coast Starlight, at Klamath Falls
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Southbound Coast Starlight at Klamath Falls, OregonTrain 11, southbound Coast Starlight at Klamath Falls, Oregon
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Running late, a northbound Coast Starlight refuels at Klamath Falls, OregonRunning late, a northbound Coast Starlight refuels at Klamath Falls, Oregon
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Coast Starlight (aka "Starlate") running late at Klamath Falls, OregonCoast Starlight at Klamath Falls, Oregon

During mid-October of 2005, Amtrak was turning northbound trains (Train 14) at Klamath Falls and southbound trains at Eugene. I believe this was due to a landslide near the summit of the Cascade Range which blocked the Union Pacific tracks for several weeks.

Northbound trains, after passengers were put onto buses at Klamath Falls, were backed down the Union Pacific Mainline past the wye at Texum, where they were then turned and backed back up to the Klamath Falls UP yard and parked on a siding just south of the station for the day, to await that night's southbound departure time as Train 11.   Map location

Turning around on the Texum wye.
Backing around the wye at Texum

 

Worden, Oregon

Northbound Starlight in the morning mist at Worden, OregonNorthbound Starlight in the morning mist at Worden, Oregon

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