A trio of SD70ACe's lead the 37 car Pocatello, ID to Silver Bow, MT manifest train. The train held the main at Idaho Falls waiting on a Southbound light engine move to make its way in to the yard.... (more)
Fall foliage is turning as an eastbound empty oil train with BNSF 8086 as rear DPU overtakes another train led by a BNSF Dash 9 and CSX GE at Bonners Ferry. One could almost play golf on the pastu... (more)
On a quiet afternoon, a big Milwaukee Road Little Joe sits without a sound in the locomotive shad at Avery. Note the line connected to one of the big electric's hoses.
MRL 112 and INPR 4506 working hard with empty wood chip cars en route to Cascade on the Idaho Northern and Pacific
BNSF 3734 on a westbound stack train waits for a new crew while BNSF 4396 and two CSX units hustle a westbound vehicle train past. Shortly after this shot, the new crew showed up and got the stack... (more)
Leaving Crossport, Idaho, and heading eastbound along the Kootenai River is a BNSF freight (mostly autoracks) powered by three GE Dash 9s on October 8, 2017. This view is from the Katka overlook e... (more)
2 STMA GP10's lead the interchange train to the UP at Plummer, ID over the big trestle at Rockview, ID on 5/6/16.
BNSF 4541 smokes it up as it gets under way with a westbound grain train near Bottle Bay, across from Sand Point, ID. The train is headed for Hauser, ID.
“Cumulonimbus Capillatus Incus” ~ Cum-u-what? Yeah, that’s Greek, I mean Latin for the ominous anvil cloud formation that hangs over the elevations of the pristine-pine-covered Coeur d’Alene Natio... (more)
“Kootenai Zag-Zig” ~ Yup. I do manage to get out in “ideal” weather conditions from time-to-time as on this splendid May day this year. Looking north, I’m poised on a 400-foot east bank precipice ... (more)
A westbound Burlington Northern Santa Fe manifest freight off Montana Rail Link crosses the bridge over Lake Pend Oreille between Sandpoint and Algoma, Idaho, on September 5, 2003. Leading the tra... (more)
The North Platte, NE to Pocatello, ID manifest train shows up in the late morning as it makes it way through the Portneuf River Valley near Pebble, Idaho.
UP 8178 seems to waste no time headed west as it charges through the sweeping curve at Pebble, Idaho leading the Kansas City, MO to Brooklyn, OR high priority Z train on the Pocatello Sub.
Skirting the shore of Lake Pend Oreille just west of Hope, Idaho, is a westbound BNSF train led by Santa Fe GE C44-9W No. 694 on the afternoon of September 5, 2003.
The UP has just pulled into the small town of Rupert, Idaho with a fresh load of work. It's time for the Eastern Idaho Railroad to go to work.