Umpqua National Forest, As Collections Of Trees, Southern Oregon
Umpqua National Forest, in southern Oregon's Cascade Range, covers an area of 983,129 acres (3,978.58 km2) in Douglas, Lane, and Jackson counties, and borders Crater Lake National Park. The four ranger districts for the forest are the Cottage Grove, Diamond Lake, North Umpqua, and Tiller ranger districts. The forest is managed by the United States Forest Service, headquartered in Roseburg. [from wikipedia]
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Dark And Foreboding
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From an Amtrak Train
(Date Photographed: 09:46:54 Monday 22 October 2018)
(Date Published: Thursday 6 December 2018)
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Sections of the forest next to the railroad tracks appeared dark and foreboding.


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Autumn Gold
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(Date Photographed: 09:06:55 Monday 22 October 2018)
(Date Published: Thursday 6 December 2018)
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Many of the trees next to the railroad tracks were beginning to change color for autumn. These trees turned a lovely golden color.


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Sliver Of Sunlight
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From an Amtrak Train
(Date Photographed: 10:56:47 Monday 22 October 2018)
(Date Published: Thursday 6 December 2018)
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In one area, a sliver of sunlight slipped through between trees to illuminate one tree next to the railroad tracks.


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Blue Sky Beyond
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From an Amtrak Train
(Date Photographed: 11:03:33 Monday 22 October 2018)
(Date Published: Thursday 6 December 2018)
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Occasionally the train would pass over a hill with the forest falling below it. In one patch, the sky could be seen through the trees.


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Cut Down
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From an Amtrak Train
(Date Photographed: 11:06:06 Monday 22 October 2018)
(Date Published: Thursday 6 December 2018)
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Part of the forest had been cut down leaving a level field beyond which the forest continued.


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