The Silver Bow, MT to Pocatello, ID manifest makes a brief stop in Blackfoot, Idaho for the conductor to realign the switch to the mainline before continuing its journey south on the UP Montana Su... (more)
The winds are howling as the Eastern Idaho RR's Minidoka turn is enroute from Rupert with 2274 (ex RDG), 2242 (ex PRR), a former Southern SD45, and a DRGW GP40.
Eastern Idaho Railroad's 4040 & 4041 are returning to Rupert under stormy skies. The RR is now part of the WATCO family, and both units were painted in 2013 wearing a special paint scheme on the c... (more)
St. Maries River Railroad #103 leads an eastbound freight of interchanged empty box cars and A frames from the Union Pacific back to St. Maries, Idaho in September of 2015.
St. Maries River Railroad #102 leads a westbound freight of finished lumber along the St. Joe River west of St. Maries in September of 2015. Forest Fires in Idaho and Montana created the blue haze... (more)
St. Maries River Railroad 102 leads a westbound train of 13 cars of finished lumber across the Renslow Trestle on Lake Benewah. Forest Fires in Idaho and Montana created a blue haze in the sky.
In the path of totality, UP 3831 waits to shove a work train back at around 11:30 AM.
The Idaho Falls yard was hopping with activity as the Eastern Idaho Railroad prepped trains to go out on its branchlines. While one GP35L switches in the background, another waits for permission t... (more)
At dusk, electrics E75 and E29 wait silently for tonight's assignment: to haul a heavy eastbound freight over St. Paul Pass, with E75 as lead unit, and E29 cut into the train as helper.
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.
An eastbound Z train led by four shiny Evolution Series GE's catches some of the last sunlight in the Kootenai Gorge as it cruises upriver on the ex-GN water-grade route through the mountains of t... (more)
Two Milwaukee Road time freights meet in front of the yard office in Avery. Train 261 is about to cut off its Little Joe helper after crossing St. Paul Pass, while a 264 waits to depart eastward.
The Saint Maries was a special treat to see run. Hauling raw logs on the former Milwaukee track-age with ex Milwaukee locomotives. The consist for the train is Saint Maries 101 and 103.
UP 3882 is just west of Lava Hot Springs, Idaho. The things you find while editing a photo. On the lower right side of the frame is a goat laying on a wire spool.
With the wet spring, the landscape is very green as SD70M's 3882, 4333, 4969. roll eastbound through McCammon, Idaho.