WAMX 3512 at Rupert, ID.
WAMX 3501 departs Rupert in the late morning with a large train in tow.
WAMX 4041, one of two Eastern Idaho anniversary painted units begins it's day on a 9 degree morning in Rupert.
Eastern Idaho RR high hood SD45 3167 was built for the Southern Railway in 1970. This was one of 4 SD45's on the roster at that time. 2 were high hood ex Southern units, and 2 others were original... (more)
The UP has just pulled into the small town of Rupert, Idaho with a fresh load of work. It's time for the Eastern Idaho Railroad to go to work.
Eastern Idaho Railroad's 4040 & 4041 are returning to Rupert under stormy skies. The RR is now part of the WATCO family, and both units were painted in 2013 wearing a special paint scheme on the c... (more)
Early morning in Rubert, Idaho, I find WAMX 3501 (original NYC 3093) parked with WAMX 4042 (original NYC 3104), a GP40-3, and far in the back is a caboose numbered EIRR 100.
A set of the 20th anniversary units are switching the yard.
On a trip to Montana last year, we stopped off in Rupert, ID to check out the Eastern Idaho Railway, a WAMX operation.
Eastern Idaho Railroad has painted two locomotives with a special scheme to commemorate their 20th year of operation. The scheme includes the US flag, the Idaho state flag, and a bald eagle again... (more)
New power for the Eastern Idaho RR are a few ex BN/BNSF GP39Es and GP39Ms which add a little more color to the EIRR roster.