Sweet irony! I planned the first part of this trip to follow the BNSF northern High Line TransCon (Trans Continental) but saw few trains and took no pictures. Then after changing our return plans due to fires we end up in a town hopping with railroad activity.
I went looking for trains but found nesting ospreys!
Dates of Visit: December 19 – 29, 2018 Our two grand sons live near Chicago; they are at the prime Christmas ages so we knew where we would be on Christmas morning. We arrived in the afternoon of Wednesday December 19 and had a beautiful dinner with our son, daughter-in-law, Jurgen, and Cornelius. Both of… Continue reading 2018 Christmas in Riverside – Trains
Travel Dates: September 27-28, 2018 I apologize; I’ve been writing about our September/October trip and it’s taken me a week to write this next post. I spent most of my desk time last week taking a computer course on Photoshop Luminosity masking by Matt Kloskowski (He’s an expert and I really like his teaching style).… Continue reading Western U.S. Loop: Arizona Route 66
Pictures Date: September 2, 2018 After a restful night in The Dalles I was ready to head out on my second day chasing trains. I was determined to get out east of Maryhill, Washington. It is a loooong way out to Maryhill from Portland – about 120 miles. I thought it would be useful to… Continue reading Columbia Gorge 2.2: Where’d All The Trains Go?