A westbound BNSF freight passes over an inlet on Lake Pend Oreille at the marina in Sandpoint, Idaho, on July 22, 2013.
With a speed restriction of 40 MPH due too temperatures in the negatives. Three work horse AC4400CW's two up front and one on the DPU muscle this hopper train through SE Idaho.
On a crisp spring morning, a westbound unit grain train tiptoes across the Clark Fork River west of Colby with the Cabinet Mountains behind.
Assisted by a BNSF unit, a very late-running eastbound Empire Builder crosses Lake Pend Oreille approaching its station stop in Sandpoint, Idaho on a crystal clear winter day.
Despite most weather forecasts saying otherwise, January 2nd was a crystal clear day in the Idaho Panhandle. On this spectacular day, a westbound unit grain train rumbles across the Pack River Fil... (more)
Tier 4 on the point! A squeaky clean GE Tier 4 ET44C4 leads an empty grain train across Sand Creek in Sandpoint, Idaho on a beautiful fall day in the Pacific Northwest. Quite fittingly, the... (more)
The deciduous trees are just beginning to show their autumn colors along Boyer siding just east of Sandpoint as a unit grain train rolls westward.
Passing beneath Highway 95, an eastbound Q train eases down the grade into Naples in preparation for a meet with a westbound manifest amidst a snowy North Idaho landscape.
A unit coal train kicks up powder along the chilly northern shore of Lake Pend Oreille in the Idaho Panhandle, nearing the end of its westward journey across MRL's 4th Subdivision.
This is why I love Idaho! On the day after Christmas, a westbound Centralia, WA-bound coal train rolls through a winter wonderland and over the frigid Clark Fork River just west of Colby on Montan... (more)
A 2x2 soda ash train lugs its way up to the west end of Reverse siding at a steady crawl. From here on west, the railroad levels out and it should be a relatively smooth run to Nampa.
The Cache Valley Local crosses the state line on its journey north from Logan, Utah to Preston, Idaho.
A short eastbound Z blasts through the dry powder at the east switch of Ramsey as a chilly November day draws to a close. The crew is just a few minutes into a long mostly nocturnal trip to Whitef... (more)
UP 7618 hauls a hot shot stack train westbound in southeast Idaho. This area is a just a great place to chase trains.