For years I have always wanted to visit the famous, well documented bridge over Lake Pend Oreille in Sandpoint Idaho. In 2018 we made two trips. In August fires from the smoke created some fantas... (more)
An evening eastbound stack rolls across Lake Pend Oreille into Sandpoint. Smoke from the many Northwest wildfires hangs over Idaho.
A morning westbound Stack Rolls off the Lake Pend Oreille Bridge into Algoma Idaho.
Smoke from the many wildfires in the Northwest hangs over Sandpoint Idaho, as an early morning westbound manifest crosses Lake Pend Oreille
On a remarkably clear late-spring day in 2018, an eastbound intermodal crosses the soon-to-be-doubletracked bridge across Lake Pend Oreille into Sandpoint, Idaho with 3 GEs, each displaying one of... (more)
On a crisp, early autumn day, a trio of Montana Rail Link SD45s power a BNSF freight westbound into Algoma, Idaho, only moments after crossing the bridge over Lake Pend Oreille from Sandpoint, on ... (more)
The sun has set in a smoky sky over lake Pend Oreille and on cue, a westbound BNSF manifest crosses the bridge and into my frame. Soon this scene will look rather different, as BNSF is in the pla... (more)
Rocky lives! Rusty and surrounded by faded Big Sky Blue, the famous mascot of Great Northern still survives on GN 50-foot boxcar No. 319499 sitting at the former GN yard in Sandpoint, I... (more)
Nearly a half a century after the demise of the Great Northern Railway, GN 50-foot boxcar No. 319499 sits at the former GN yard in Sandpoint, Idaho, on October 12, 2017. Even though it is rusty an... (more)
On a cool morning in Sandpoint, Idaho, many birds are already out and encircling the marina by air as an empty eastbound grain train crosses the bridge.
A westbound Burlington Northern Santa Fe manifest freight off Montana Rail Link crosses the bridge over Lake Pend Oreille between Sandpoint and Algoma, Idaho, on September 5, 2003. Leading the tra... (more)
An early morning Burlington Northern manifest makes it way across Lake Ponderay in scenic Sandpoint Idaho.
Three venerable Montana Rail Link SD45s power a BNSF freight westbound into Algoma, Idaho, after crossing the bridge over Lake Pend Oreille from Sandpoint, on October 3, 2014.
Happy birthday, America!