An eastbound BNSF stack train begins its trek across the bridge over Lake Pend Oreille on the approach to Sandpoint, Idaho, on January 23, 2013.
Notice anything out of the ordinary in this photo? Union Pacific's Cache Valley Local rolls south through Franklin, Idaho less than 1/4 mile from the Utah State Line on July 20, 2000.
Nearing the end of its run from St. Maries to Plummer, ID, the St. Maries River Railroad train descends the grade into Plummer Jct. along Plummer Creek to interchange with Union Pacific. UP's bran... (more)
A Union Pacific GP9, two GP9Bs, and a GP30 pull local traffic into Montpelier, Idaho on Aug. 23, 1975.
It's a brisk morning as the Challenger is between Inkom and McCammon, Idaho. The condition's are perfect for optimal steam, for the train that had spend the previous night in Pocatello, Idaho.
St. Maries River Railroad GP9 103 leads its train west across the Pedee Creek trestle on its way to Plummer Junction and its UP connection. The UP local will be there to meet and exchange cars wit... (more)
St. Maries River Railroad GP9 103 rolls several lumber loads west from St. Maries, ID where Potlatch Corp. and Stimson Timber both depend on the railroad for its outbound lumber mill shipments. Th... (more)
Welcome back to winter! Last February Montana Rail Link ran this vehicle train west from Missoula, MT to the BNSF at Hauser, ID powered by eight big GEs, led by C44-9W 5279 in Heritage II paint. A... (more)
St. Maries River Railroad's turn from St. Maries to Plummer, ID shares the former Milwaukee Road Benewah Lake trestle with as osprey nest as it tiptoes across the former mainline bridge. Due to is... (more)
Eastbound UP train headed down grade from Reverse heading towards Glenn's Ferry.
Passing under US 30, UP 8781 approaches McCammon, Idaho at MP 192.
A beautiful backdrop as UP 8781 is southbound on the Pocatello Sub between Inkom and McCammon, Idaho, near Old Highway 91.
Early morning in Rubert, Idaho, I find WAMX 3501 (original NYC 3093) parked with WAMX 4042 (original NYC 3104), a GP40-3, and far in the back is a caboose numbered EIRR 100.
Morning fog finally begins to burn off at Sandpoint, Idaho, as a burst of sunshine illuminates a westbound BNSF grain train making its way across the bridge over Lake Pend Oreille on September 27,... (more)
After a brief rain shower, a slight hint of a rainbow appears over Eastern Idaho power WAMX 5005 (original Chicago Northwestern) and WAMX 4039 (original Chessie) in the EIRR Yard in Twin Falls.