A rare sight: MRL SD70ACe's in Idaho! Despite Montana Rail Link's mainline extending nearly 40 miles into Idaho and then crews running another 50+ miles over BNSF trackage to Washington, it... (more)
At last light, an intermodal train eases up to the east switch of Ramsey to wait for a westbound manifest to roll past on the last few miles until the crew change at Hauser.
An eastbound mixed freight descends Medbury Hill at Reverse, Idaho on July 31, 1993.
After setting out a load of cotton seed at the dock, the Cache Valley Local retrieves grain empties near the Preston, Idaho depot on August 22, 2015.
A unit potash train headed for Little Mountain, UT is seen on the cliffs high above the Kootenai River as it descends the 1% grade to Bonners Ferry. BNSF's busy Kootenai River Subdivision is visib... (more)
A westbound passes through Lava Hot Springs, a resort of sorts with slides, diving boards, soaking pools and tubing down the Portneuf River that flows through town.
A string of autoracks just crossed the Wyoming-Idaho border, and is headed west on this Oregon Short Line route to Montpelier and beyond.
Just getting the job done. This picture is an example of the day in and day out workhorses on the Union Pacific. Doesn't matter how the paint looks as long as they pulls, for these old AC's. Fortu... (more)
GO 647 has been rebuilt with two Cummins QSK60 engines by Motive Power, and now has a new hood configuration and longer body to accommodate the upgrades. It now sports 5400 H.P. and is tier 4 com... (more)
St. Maries River Railroad's Plummer Turn strolls West on the former Milwaukee Transcon, and over the Pedee Creek, the highest operating railroad trestle in Idaho.
Early bird gets the worm! Waking up at 4 A.M. followed by an hour drive north yielded a shot of the Phase IV Heritage Unit leading a late Empire Builder across Lake Pend Oreille as morning ... (more)
A grab-bag of BNSF power hustles an eastbound manifest across the Pack River Fill on the north shore of Lake Pend Oreille, just a few miles into their long trek over MRL's 4th Sub.
With ice sickles hanging off the radiators SD90MAC 8099 is really kicking up the snow on New Year ’s Day.
Curving along the shore of Lake Pend Oreille just west of Hope, Idaho, is a westbound Burlington Northern Santa Fe grain train on September 4, 2003.
It's the day after Thanksgiving and rather than shopping I'm out on Friday morning chasing trains. It 11 degrees as this eastbound manifest nears the town of Bancroft, Idaho.