While driving through the tiny town of Plummer, Idaho today, I noticed that the St. Maries River Railroad's Switcher was in town, but that Union Pacific's Plummer Turn had not arrived yet (the two... (more)
St. Maries River Railroad's Plummer Turn strolls West on the former Milwaukee Transcon, and over the Pedee Creek, the highest operating railroad trestle in Idaho.
The two ex-Milwaukee GP9's powering today's STMA "Switcher" are spewing out a cloud of exhaust as they pull a healthy train of 23 loads of lumber westward down the St. Joe River valley, ... (more)
After interchanging with UP at Plummer, STMA's Switcher descends across Pedee Trestle, the highest in-use rail bridge in Idaho, in the late evening light of a warm autumn day with empties for the ... (more)
The STMA Switcher rolls downgrade across Bridge EE50 above Chatcolet Lake on its return journey to St. Maries after interchanging with UP at Plummer.
A lengthy Switcher pulled by two ex-Milwaukee GP9's tiptoes across Benewah Trestle on the way to Plummer for interchange with UP. This trestle is on the old Milwaukee Road mainline.