BNSF 8026 poses at Homestead Rd., just west of Granite, ID. The train is parked on the BNSF funnel double track and will soon be overtaken by another westbound grain train. There appeared to be no... (more)
BNSF 8026 and 3874 take advantage of the double track on the "Funnel" allowing 3874's grain train to overtake 8026's. Grain train activity appeared to be quite heavy in the Pacific North... (more)
BNSF 7403 leads an eastbound train past a westbound oil train at Granite, ID just north of Athol on the "funnel". This line is part of the former Northern Pacific's mainline between Sand... (more)
As the first golden rays of sun begin shining through the treetops, a westbound unit grain train races across the massive fill and into the rock cut at Granite, Idaho on "The Funnel". So... (more)
The Aurora Borealis! For years I've waited to see it, spending hours on "Aurora tracking" websites in hopes of there being an Aurora storm at the right time and with clear skies. Finally, o... (more)
BNSF 4723, the Microsoft Train Simulator engine, leads the Z-CHCPTL west on the BNSF Spokane Sub at Athol, ID. Here it is racing across Granite Loop Rd.
BNSF 4444 leads a westbound stack train off the big fill and into the rock cut at Granite.
A trio of H3 ES44's race eastbound with a colorful stack train across the massive fill at Granite on a crystal clear May morning.
With fall colors just barely beginning to show in the bushes, a single H3 Dash 9 leads a westbound manifest off of MRL upgrade into the big sand cut at Granite on BNSF's Funnel, the mainline betwe... (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)
Westbound stack train.
A stack train heads East in the early morning.