UP's Pocatello to Eastport manifest departs Nampa, ahead of an incoming storm, the third to hit the area in the past three days. A pair of CP GEs bracket a CN unit, showing that the two Canadian r... (more)
The Gooding Local heads eastbound out of Nampa.
A westbound manifest rolls into Nampa with a faded AC4400CW in 25 year old paint on point.
The UP 1996 arrives at the Nampa terminal leading a very short five car 'Super Fruit Express' bound for Green River, WY.
A ratty-looking UP SD60 still in original paint and its second number sits by the terminal in Nampa. If you look really closely, you can see the old number, which started with "6", showi... (more)
In the midst of a heavy snowstorm, an empty eastbound UP ash train just received a new crew. This is the heaviest snowstorm Idaho has experienced in over 30 years, and the main tracks are barely v... (more)
By the early 1990s, finding an active sugar factory in the west that was served by rail was uncommon. The Utah-Idaho Sugar Factory near Nampa, Idaho was operating in business as usual mode in the ... (more)
A few years ago it was mostly SD40-2s. Now it's mostly Dash 8s. I think we're gonna see some of first wide cabs go to the scrapper soon!
A UP merchandise train comes to a temporary halt to allow another train to enter the yard as dozens of SD40-2s await the call to return to service.
A pair of WAMX GP38-3's switches Boise Valley traffic in Union Pacific's Nampa yard while a UP SD70M shuffles intermodal flats.
Boise Valley Railroad 3525 is seen at Nampa, Idaho having arrived from Boise on the former UP branch - 15/09/2010
Big "O", UP pilot conductor out of Nampa, watches for signals ahead while UP steam fireman Rick Braunschweig adjusts the atomizer pressure. The fields west of Nampa are a blur in the early morning... (more)
CLEAR BLOCK! Ed Dickens, UP steam engineer, whistles for a grade crossing west of Nampa, as UP 844 hauling the "Portland Rose" nears 70 mph. Brian, Nampa UP Road Foreman, indicates "Clear B... (more)
The east end of photo ID # 334276, the two SW1500s in the deadline can be seen.