An ex-ATSF Dash 9-44CW storms eastbound through the fall foliage with an empty unit grain train near Kootenai, Idaho, just a few miles into its trip across MRL's 4th Subdivision.
On the longest day of the year, a perfectly timed unit grain train catches the first minutes of light as it traverses the northernmost mile on BNSF's northern mainline. Here in the Kootenai River ... (more)
Before heading north to British Columbia I wanted to make sure I managed to capture a good shot of the west end of BNSF's Lake Pend Orielle bridge. With that accomplished it was time to head north... (more)
The waters of the Clark Fork River gently flow below, and the occasional celebratory remarks of a fisherman on the rivers edge behind me fill the calm mountain air, until 60 cylinders and 10,800 h... (more)
Logs from Headquarters, Idado, sawmill cross one of many trestles on the Camas Prairie at Konkolville on Aug. 17, 1977, headed west to Lewiston.
After a layover at Grangeville, Camas Prairie’s regular train with UP 246 in the lead returns to Lewiston, Idaho over Lawyer’s Creek trestle near Craigmont. One of the largest steel structures on... (more)
Still some 24 miles from destination Grangeville, CM’s UP 246 East crosses one of dozens of trestles near Ferdinand, Idaho on Aug. 15, 1977.
Headed for Grangeville, Camas Prairie’s eastbound passes Craig Jct., Idaho on Aug. 15, 1977 with UP 246 in the lead because the crew’s preferred its brake valves.
Camas Prairie’s regular run to Grangeville crosses Hwy. 95 near Nucrag, Idaho as it climbs out of Lapwai canyon on Aug. 15, 1977. The rear of the train can be seen under the 1765, third unit.
Benevolent luck yielded UP 7685 East along this scenic stretch of the Oregon Short Line paralleling the Portneuf River between Inkom and McCammon, ID.
Time is growing short for Idaho's "Railroad on Stilts" as Camas Prairie RailNet No. 4 leads a train towards Lewiston, Idaho. Rock Creek Trestle is one of several timber trestles on the r... (more)
Obviously we’re at Reubens, Ida. as Camas Prairie UP 246 West approaches on Aug. 17, 1977.
Camas Prairie’s daily train has arrived Reubens, Idaho on its run to Grangeville. Aug. 15, 1977.