Little nuggets of gold waving in the breeze: This is the bread that feeds the railroads of the Palouse.
After setting out two cars in St. John, Palouse River & Coulee City's empty grain train completes its horseshoe-shaped journey through Pleasant Valley, approaching the summit of the northerly ridg... (more)
Most of the branch lines in the Palouse were built with a "path of least resistance" philosophy: If an obstacle was encountered, find a way go around it or over it. This becomes abundantly clear ... (more)
Up, up and away! Spooked by the approaching grain shuttle, a heron takes flight away from its hunting grounds along the Palouse River.
Mornings in the Palouse are well-known for the interplay of light and shadow amongst the hills that so readily identify the region. Incomprehensibly vast acreages of cultivated fields supply the ... (more)
Breakfast of champions: Engineer Larry concentrates on the picture in the mirror as he runs long hood forward south towards Willada. His preferred snack of chips and Tabasco, visible perc... (more)
At the end of a foreshortened day the PCC job with only nine cars from Winona rolls through Hooper, where the striped field in the foreground has been cultivated to to match the arc of both the PC... (more)
"Hey Rex, where's the 5012?" "Over Thera." // The PCC's lone GP50, built for the C&NW in 1980 and now owned by Webb Asset Management, is shut down on the elevator track at Thera, snoozing away on ... (more)