A BNSF train crosses over the Clark Fork River at appropriately named Clark Fork, Idaho. This is MRL's 4th Subdivision, former Northern Pacific.
At Plummer junction, the hot eastbound is seen passing another eastbound waiting at the junction
The official low temperature the night before at Pocatello was -6°F, but it was even colder at American Falls, Idaho, the morning of January 21, 2013, as an eastbound Union Pacific autorack train ... (more)
In the very last rays of sunshine on the afternoon of January 20, 2013, a westbound Union Pacific freight curves through Lava Hot Springs, Idaho.
Canadian Goods on the way to US Customers.
UP SD9043MAC #8301 and #8284 crossing the Kootenai River in Bonners Ferry with a mixed and heading south to Spokane.
The former site of Bridge 21.3, which burned in September 2011 due to a lightning storm. All that remains is a solitary rail drooping across the canyon, as well as ashes, iron and tin in the valle... (more)
By the early 1990s, finding an active sugar factory in the west that was served by rail was uncommon. The Utah-Idaho Sugar Factory near Nampa, Idaho was operating in business as usual mode in the ... (more)
A Missouri Pacific Weed Sprayer Car, built in Dec. 1959, awaits its next call to serve parked in Union Pacific's Shoshone, Idaho yard. Check out the mixed red and green connectors atop the domes.
A Burlington Northern Santa Fe Boeing special is at Algoma, just across Lake Pend Oreille from Sandpoint, Idaho, on June 3, 2002. SD60M No. 9205 hustles the a lone Boeing parts car, along with wit... (more)
Three days a week, the UP LIT42 local and STMA's Plummer Turn meet at Plummer to swap cars. Here, the STMA has tied on to the cars left by the UP, while the UP crew prepares to head back to Spoka... (more)
I'm not sure how long this bell has been painted this way. It must have been a while ago since the locomotive is sitting in a deadline, but I just never noticed it before. Happy Independence Day... (more)
A few years ago it was mostly SD40-2s. Now it's mostly Dash 8s. I think we're gonna see some of first wide cabs go to the scrapper soon!
With a friendly wave from the engineer, UP-7995 west leads a fast stacker making 70mph past MP-351 on UP's Nampa sub.
UP-7257 East leads an empty Soda Ash train at MP-351, Bliss, Idaho under a storm cloud laden evening sky.
After being held by the grain train in the siding, a BNSF re-route train gets underway on UP's Nampa Sub at MP-350.5 at Bliss, Idaho under stormy skies.