A Montana Rail Link work train with SD40-2XR no. 259 leading glides across the Clark Fork River in Clark Fork, Idaho. The 259 was rebuilt from former Burlington Northern no. 6324.
An eastbound BNSF empty coal train crosses the Clark Fork at Clark Fork, ID on the Montana Rail Link. The train is headed from Robert's Bank, BC back to the Powder River basin.
A westbound BNSF intermodal train treks across the long bridge over Lake Pend Oreille leaving Sandpoint, Idaho, on BNSF’s “funnel” to Spokane on February 4, 2016.
Heading onto double track at East Algoma, a westbound BNSF grain train crosses Lake Pend Oreille at Sandpoint, Idaho, on February 4, 2016.
A westbound BNSF grain train crosses the Clark Fork at appropriately-named Clark Fork, Idaho, while traversing Montana Rail Link’s Fourth Subdivision on a wintery February 4, 2016.
Coal empties tiptoe across the Clark Fork river as they make their way eastbound to pick up another load of black diamonds.
Day-after-Christmas coal! Three AC-traction locomotives lead a Centralia, WA-bound unit coal train through a winter wonderland and across the Clark Fork River just west of Colby, Idaho.
One of BNSF's finest looking units leads a loaded grain train under the endangered ex-Northern Pacific cantilever signal bridge which guards the east end of 8,845ft Hope siding on MRL's 4th Subdiv... (more)
BNSF coal train led by the 5889 heads south through the fog on the Kootenai River subdivision near MP 32.
One of a number of westbound earthworms to travel the Montana Rail Link 4th Subdivision between Laurel, MT and Sandpoint, ID on a daily basis is seen dashing through the snow between Clark Fork an... (more)
A westbound Burlington Northern Santa Fe grain train rumbles past the east switch at Hope, Idaho, on September 4, 2003.
What a view! Westbound grain loads roll by my new vacation home and under the classic Northern Pacific cantilever guarding the east end of Hope siding during an unforecast snowfall in the northern... (more)
A westbound BNSF Z train crosses the bridge over Lake Pend Oreille at Sandpoint, Idaho, on June 29, 2006.
As daylight begins to wane on January 23, 2013, an eastbound BNSF stack train runs through Algoma, Idaho.
A couple AC work horses 6452 6214 getting the job done in south eastern Idaho. Another AC 6770 is pushing as a DPU on the rear on this winter day.