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Old 03-18-2013, 11:36 PM   #8
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The Tunnel (continued)

So off on an adventure to explore another tunnel. This one is part of the train line that the last tunnel was on. And as usual it looks to be another Iffy day in the Northwest. But I got a go for a ride.
Now I know you're going to notice this isn't my signature WeeStrom. No I haven't sold it, just decided to grab one of the other bikes. So after fueling up and slabbing it out to the woods. I got some twisties in.




Then on this nice fire road......



in search of…………..








My starting point today is a place called Cochran pond. Back in early 1900s this was a logging pond.









So from here I started riding down the tracks.







Yes it looks a little overgrown. This line hasn't been used since around 2002 and is currently in the middle of the normal bureaucracy of converting it into a “tracks to trails”. Hopefully within the next five or six years this will be a hiking and bicycling trail. Running from Banks Oregon all the way out to Tillamook Oregon on the coast.

So after a mile or so of……………



And some nice views along the way…….





……… Yes I think that's it







Like the last tunnel, this one seems to be in surprisingly good shape.










One difference here is that you can't see the other end. This tunnel is on a curve.









And then finally,,,,,, the other end.



oh yes,, you'll notice,,,, in my left hand,,,,,,,, what's that



yes I remembered to bring a flashlight this time.





and then back out the way I came.........





so ends another fun adventure.



till next time.
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