A beautiful summer morning in Idaho is made even better by the appearance of the Pend Oreille Valley Railroad's local on its eastward trip to Sandpoint, Idaho to transfer with BNSF. It is seen her... (more)
Just after 6 A.M., a 4-hour-late Amtrak Empire Builder sprints westward into the Granite rock cut between Athol and Cocolalla, Idaho, with the crew desperately trying to make up time on the double... (more)
In the early afternoon of a hot August day, two ex-Milwaukee GP9's lead the STMA Branch Train northward with 50 log loads just a few miles north of the Clarkia, Idaho reload. The logs are being ta... (more)
Morning fog is still burning off above the beautiful tourist town of Sandpoint, Idaho as a colorful westbound stack train crosses the famous bridge over Lake Pend Oreille.
The day after Christmas, a westbound stack train tiptoes its way across the Clark Fork River bridge between Colby and Clark Fork, ID as the frozen Cabinet Mountains stand guard high above.
An ex-ATSF Dash 9-44CW storms eastbound through the fall foliage with an empty unit grain train near Kootenai, Idaho, just a few miles into its trip across MRL's 4th Subdivision.
On the longest day of the year, a perfectly timed unit grain train catches the first minutes of light as it traverses the northernmost mile on BNSF's northern mainline. Here in the Kootenai River ... (more)
Before heading north to British Columbia I wanted to make sure I managed to capture a good shot of the west end of BNSF's Lake Pend Orielle bridge. With that accomplished it was time to head north... (more)
The waters of the Clark Fork River gently flow below, and the occasional celebratory remarks of a fisherman on the rivers edge behind me fill the calm mountain air, until 60 cylinders and 10,800 h... (more)
Logs from Headquarters, Idado, sawmill cross one of many trestles on the Camas Prairie at Konkolville on Aug. 17, 1977, headed west to Lewiston.
After a layover at Grangeville, Camas Prairie’s regular train with UP 246 in the lead returns to Lewiston, Idaho over Lawyer’s Creek trestle near Craigmont. One of the largest steel structures on... (more)
Still some 24 miles from destination Grangeville, CM’s UP 246 East crosses one of dozens of trestles near Ferdinand, Idaho on Aug. 15, 1977.
Headed for Grangeville, Camas Prairie’s eastbound passes Craig Jct., Idaho on Aug. 15, 1977 with UP 246 in the lead because the crew’s preferred its brake valves.
Camas Prairie’s regular run to Grangeville crosses Hwy. 95 near Nucrag, Idaho as it climbs out of Lapwai canyon on Aug. 15, 1977. The rear of the train can be seen under the 1765, third unit.