I've been really wanting to get some shots of the Eastern Idaho in action. I ended up in American Fall with a UP train Saturday morning. I decided to drive another 40 miles in hopes the Eastern Id... (more)
Union Pacific has delivered a monstrous train to the Eastern Idaho Railroad in Rupert. To give you an idea, UP brought the cars in with six locomotives from the main line at Minidoka, Idaho down t... (more)
EIRR's Rupert Job works the yard in northeast Rupert, putting out a hefty amount of smoke behind a pair of ex-Amtrak GP40s. The leader was built for NYC in the 1960s.
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)