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 3922 at Idaho Falls.
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)
Eastern Idaho Railroad's local out of Rupert for Jerome is just a few miles east of Jerome and moving at a pretty good clip despite the lack of a full ballast shoulder.
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.
The winds are howling as the Eastern Idaho RR's Minidoka turn is enroute from Rupert with 2274 (ex RDG), 2242 (ex PRR), a former Southern SD45, and a DRGW GP40.
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)
The Idaho Falls yard was hopping with activity as the Eastern Idaho Railroad prepped trains to go out on its branchlines. While one GP35L switches in the background, another waits for permission t... (more)
WAMX 3508 leads the Ashton Turn back towards Idaho Falls as it rolls over the Dry Bed River bridge in Rigby, Idaho.
WAMX 3508 leads a short train through St. Anthony Idaho as the last bit of daylight fades away in the winter sky.
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.