An F3 and a GP7 pull a shot train through Donnelly, Idaho. Photo taken by Jack Pfeifer.
A UP GP30 leads a pair of BN SD40's and an SD45 out of UP's Pocatlello yard. Photo taken by Keith Ardinger.
Running on the MRL, a BNSF grain train destined for the PSAP heads westbound across the Clark Fork River. I had hoped to see some MRL blue while here. I did see some blue, but it was this CITX S... (more)
An interesting lashup of classic EMDs await a call to serve in UP's small yard in Montpelier, Idaho. The trio includes UP GP20 No. 498 (blt. Aug. 1960), UP SD24B No. 407B (blt. July 1959) and UP G... (more)
Milwaukee’s local was passing M.P. 48 near Purdue, Idaho on the 72-mile Bovill branch, returning back to the mainline at St. Maries with a load of logs and lumber on Aug. 16, 1977. Many of the l... (more)
Last Stand?: A trio of Montana Rail Link SD45-2s lead a westbound manifest, H-KCKSPO1-21, off the Lake Pend Oreille bridge in Sandpoint, Idaho on the evening of May 25, 2014. BNSF Railway i... (more)
The catenary poles were still close to the track near Stetson, Idaho as eastbound MILW 21 climbs up to St. Paul Pass and will cross into Montana in the Bitterroot summit tunnel at 4,170-ft. elevat... (more)
No, not a novel car washer but rather an embarrassing remnant of a derailment higher up on the mountainside and empty covered hopper 98326 rolled down into Saint Joe River near Kyle, Idaho. Sinc... (more)
Boo-boo derailments were frequent in Milwaukee’s final years as evidenced here at the east end of Avery, Idaho yard when MILW 21 left town behind four SD-40-2s on July 19. 1978. A few years earli... (more)
MILW Little Joe E-72 relaxes under the sanding tower at the Avery, Idaho roundhouse, Aug. 6, 1973.
I've had a few "For The Books" chases in my lifetime thus far, and this was one of them. Didn't know it was gonna happen, didn't think it was gonna be this good (and would be too long f... (more)
Switching in the yard at St Maries
Headed toward Whitefish, MT on the Hiline sub a BN eastbound freight has a good roll on them going through Elmira, ID. In the late 80's and early 90's Burlington Northern was tweaking with its lo... (more)