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.
A morning eastbound manifest is between Inkom and McCammon Idaho. On the Pocatello Subdivision. SD70M's 3882, 4333, 4969.
Happy birthday, America!
As night settles over Avery, ID, one of the brakemen that will be working the train behind him looks over his car list. Behind him, other Milwaukee Road employees discuss tonight's operations. The... (more)
While the majority of railfans in the Northwest were busy flocking toward the Columbia Gorge for 4449's excursion to Bend, OR, my father and I headed east to the Kootenai River Gorge with a specta... (more)
After a meet with an empty potash, a southbound UP grain train from the CP interchange at Eastport, ID/Kingsgate, BC tiptoes across the Sand Creek bridge in Sandpoint amid golden aspen and cottonw... (more)
Golden rays of sunshine have just started shining through the trees as the sound of a train approaching from the east echoes through the damp, cold woods near the north shore of Lake Pend Oreille.... (more)
With falling snow frosting the wintery scene, a westbound BNSF coal train enters double track at East Algoma after crossing the bridge over Lake Pend Oreille from Sandpoint, Idaho, on February 27,... (more)
After switching cars for a following train, Little Joe E79 rests a bit in front of the yard office before helping a 262 over the Bitterroots.
UP 2693 leads the M-ROHK 03 north on the Ogden Sub near Arimo, Idaho.
UP 8757 trails on the back of the IG3SE headed west on the Pocatello Sub.