This Pend Oreille Valley Railroad freight has just finished switching Riley Creek Lumber at Laclede, Idaho, and is now headed to Sandpoint on October 12, 2017. The short line operates on a portion... (more)
POVA 1745 leads its train towards the junction with Union Pacific at Dover, ID on its way from Newport, WA to Sand Point, ID to interchange traffic with BNSF. It will wait for over two hours to ac... (more)
Heading west toward Sandpoint along the Pend Oreille River is a Pend Oreille Valley Railroad freight between Laclede and Dover, Idaho, on October 12, 2017. The short line operates on a portion of ... (more)
The crew on POVA 1745 waits, then waits some more for Union Pacific to move two freights through Dover before they can get on the UP (former Great Northern) for the last lap into Sand Point, ID an... (more)
A perfect summer day in the Inland Northwest is just getting underway as the Pend Oreille Valley Railroad's only GP9 crosses the wooden trestle over Kent Creek south of Dalkena with a short train ... (more)
The Loins Club train pauses on the Box Canyon trestle (built 1911) while passengers overlook the Box Canyon Dam (built 1955). As spectacular as this ride is, the railroad can't afford to inspect ... (more)
One of the North Pend Oreille Valley Lions Club's chartered excursion trains for the annual "Down River Days" festival in Ione, WA heads south over a small wooden trestle on the return t... (more)
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)
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)
There are times when I wonder where American shortlines would be if it hadn't been for IC hand-me-downs!!
Ione Lions Club in conjunction with POVA runs excursions on select weekend from Ione to Metaline Falls and Back on POVA's former MILW branch. Southbound crosses Pend Oreille River at Box Canyon Da... (more)
The Pend Oreille Valley's train heads back to Newport, WA from Sandpoint, ID with a bunch of storage reefers on the headend.