Once they crested the hill, the race is back on against the clock, as they cruise into Mountain Home with the throttle wide open still picking up lost speed from the assault on the hill.
After dropping a couple loaded centerbeams at one of the industries in Meridian, the Boise Local gets back underway as they pound the throttle eastwards.
The Nyssa Depot is a unique Art Deco architecture depot along UP's Huntington Subdivision. While unique depots dot the OSL, this one is my personal favorite to get trains blasting past. This would... (more)
It was a cold foggy night to be out, and UP's Hinkle to Pocatello manifest has nothing but greens and hard working engines to keep the crew inside nice and toasty as a bystander is standing by wit... (more)
DS had quite the mess on his hands with a MPDNP stalled due to a dead motor, who spilled enough oil that hazmat had to be called, and a flurry of westbound activity faced with one other eastbound.... (more)
Once DS got him by a fleet of westbounds near Baker City, there was nothing but wide open rails and high greens and the race was on to Nampa where they'd be getting off for the day.
WAMX 3525, a rare GP30, and WAMX 3532 had the yard duties today for Boise Valley. Once they had finished and tied up for the day, they were left here to rests until the action resumes the next day... (more)
WAMX 3828 is in charge of today's Boise Local as they rumble past the historic Boise Depot on their way to the Airport Maze.
UP 3095 has the lead duties on this westbound manifest throttling up out of the typical inversion conditions that are common to the Treasure Valley in the winter, but it certainly adds some charac... (more)
UP 8941 blasts westbound down past the fairgrounds with not a moment to lose.