What was suppose to be a work photo ended up being a nice shot looking down some old Colorado iron. Frank stands along a sag in the bridge. The photograph is intended to show the severity of the d... (more)
Weed Running! Looking more like pavement made of weeds, the Bridge Test Train pulls the last load of intermondal cars out from the Colfax branch.
Sufficient clearance. Long ago, on the little siding of Risbeck, an elevator stood tall in the valley; loading grain from nearby farmers for export to far away nations. Little pieces of sti... (more)
The last trip down the line Looking down the end of the line, only a few thousand track feet to the end of the former Pullman-Colfax line. Coming to a halt, the FP9 becomes the final locomo... (more)
A burst of color on the New Hope and Ivyland - GP30 #2198 takes the reins today while some work is performed on 2-8-0 #40.
Build in 1889, Bridge 85.54, one of the many bridges between Pullman and Colfax, has seen more history than our parents. It's 111 year railroading history is coming to an end as the last train pre... (more)
At the end of the tracks for a very special, historic train, the hard-working crew of the Washington and Idaho Railway take a quick break together. From left to right: James, Joel, Stan, Sarah, an... (more)