Some older iron mixes with the new stuff.
The snow is melting and the wheat is turning the hills a nice shade of green in the Palouse. All of W&I's power is on display hauling a heavy 12-car fertilizer train to Moscow.
Stan protects the crossing and WRIX 316 rolls east with 5 fertilizer cars bound for Moscow.
Not much snow left in the Palouse region nor the little town of Palouse. Record snowfalls that closed Washington State University for 2 days had to be bulldozed off the W&I's RoW at a cost of $150... (more)
Its a quite day in Palouse, WA and that quietness isn't broken when W&I's GP11 rolls down the middle of the street. This is one of the few places in the country where you can see 286,000lb cars ru... (more)
The crew of the Washington & Idaho Railway block the crossing in Oaksdale to switch the grain elevators that deliever tons of rich, Palouse wheat to the world.
1 centerbeam flatcar, 18 empty hoppers and a 3% grade. Chugging along at a mere 12mph, the 50 year-old GP11 cranks out the amps in run 6. The watch you see on the control stand keeps the official ... (more)
The biggest customer on the Washington & Idaho Railway gets a string of hoppers to send out the grain.
The POHC's entire fleet is seen here collected for some weekend down time.
Illinois Central Gulf train 33 comes down the runner in Bloomington, on its twice weekly run back from Chicago. The ICG had done its best to rid itself of traffic on the former GM&O lines.
The en... (more)
Hauling a short train from the NS interchange at Radebaugh.
The SWP hauls a few empty fruit cars over some really rough trackage. Look at that 1st boxcar lean!