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)
GONE: On the afternoon of Oct. 28, 2008, the log yard at Clarkia, Idaho was a busy place, as the empty St. Maries River Railroad train arrives to pick up another train of logs headed for th... (more)
The brakeman of the Clarkia Logger bends the rail with the ex-Milwaukee Road switch stand to allow the road units to reverse and couple up to the loaded log cars. The crew will pull the loads past... (more)
A log reload yard is a busy and dangerous site so the crew of the Clarkia Logger moves cautiously as they roll through the yard. Unfortunately this scene will not be repeated as the reload and all... (more)
The crew will pull their train past the switch and then do a short reverse to grab the caboose. The rails and switch stand are all Milwaukee Road, as are the Geeps and log cars. A decade ago, they... (more)
After an air-test, the Clarkia Logger is ready to go and pulling up the slight incline to get out of the yard. After this little bump, the train will back onto the track on the right and connect w... (more)
After dropping off empties at Clarkia Reload, the crew moves to the opposite side of the yard to grab this long string of log cars. These loads are destined for the large Potlatch mill at St. Mari... (more)
The loaded log train has just departed the log yard at Clarkia with 57 loads.