Yoran Lake Trailhead at Cascade Summit, OR
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy
N 43° 34.525 W 122° 01.892
10T E 578197 N 4825172
Quick Description: The Union Pacific mainline at Cascade Summit, Oregon.
Location: Oregon, United States
Date Posted: 9/19/2008 1:29:11 PM
Waymark Code: WM4Q8P
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam
Views: 15

Long Description:
The Union Pacific mainline crosses the Oregon Cascades at Cascade Summit at the west end of Odell Lake. This railline went into service in September 1926 as part of the Southern Pacific Railroad. At Cascade Summit there was a station, siding, and wye. During the 30’s to 40’s passenger trains use to stop at the Cascade Summit Station daily. In 1996 the Southern Pacific merged with the Union Pacific. Today at Cascade Summit, only the siding remains. Two Amtrak trains (Coast Starlight) and numerous freight trains pass here daily. The Yoran Lake Trailhead provides a good parking place and the trail crosses the railroad at this location and enters the Diamond Peak Wilderness.
What Best Describes This Location: Mainline

Other Describe: Not listed

If there is a fee how much?: Not Listed

Is this rail location handicap accessible?: Not listed

Related website: Not listed

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