Portland and Westerns Toledo Branch Part 1 Toledo to Summit DVD
Deep in the coastal hills of western Oregon lies a backwoods railroad which weaves through America’s premiere timber producing lands. Operated by the Portland and Western Railroad, the line services a Georgia Pacific paper mill in the small town of Toledo. Trains make the seventy-five-mile journey over the branch line nearly every day between its namesake town of Toledo and Albany in the lush Willamette Valley.
Westbound Corvallis and Eastern train arrives at Yaquina.
An aerial view of the Georgia Pacific paper mill in Toledo, Oregon.
Green Douglas Fir lumber is loaded onto a centerbeam at Toledo.
The eastbound "Toledo Patch" crosses the Yaquina near Tunnel 24.
The train makes the fourteenth crossing of the Yaquina on a foggy August morning.
PNWR 3001 and its slug leads the "Toledo Patch" through Nashville on a cold winter's day.
The 2.58% grade crosses one of many wooden trestles as trains struggle up the west side to Summit.
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