UP 8953 (SD70AH) and UP 3040 (SD70ACe-T4) lead a short officer car special over the American Falls Dam. The special departed Twin Falls with UP and WATCO executives to Minidoka. From there, the ex... (more)
Exactly 20 years ago this morning, 10/4/1996, I had my first chance to shoot a train in the esteemed Lapwai Canyon of the Camas Prairie Railroad. The previous year my girlfriend and I drove throug... (more)
One of my favorite locations along Union Pacific's 51 mile Cache Valley Branch is this group of bridges found in Franklin, Idaho. Nine sets of wood pilings cross the Cub River on wood decking whil... (more)
A westbound manifest with a couple brand new Boeing 737 fuselages on the head end crosses the Clark Fork in the river's namesake town.
On a crisp spring morning, a westbound unit grain train tiptoes across the Clark Fork River west of Colby with the Cabinet Mountains behind.
A string of autoracks just crossed the Wyoming-Idaho border, and is headed west on this Oregon Short Line route to Montpelier and beyond.
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.
A westbound BNSF intermodal train crosses the bridge over Lake Pend Oreille between Sandpoint and Algoma, Idaho, on the pleasant morning of June 29, 2006.
With dynamic brakes roaring, an SD9043MAC and an ES44AC work to hold back a southbound manifest as it descends over the Kootenai River into Bonners Ferry on a beautiful summer day in North Idaho.
On it's way to the Clarkia Reload with a long train of empty log flats, the southbound Branch Train, powered by a pair of GP9's, crosses the wooden trestle over Highway 3 in the little town of San... (more)
An eastbound SPOLAU, pulled by an H1 Dash 9 and a trio of MRL SD45's, crosses the Pack River Fill along the north edge of Lake Pend Oreille amid a North Idaho winter wonderland.
The STMA Switcher rolls downgrade across Bridge EE50 above Chatcolet Lake on its return journey to St. Maries after interchanging with UP at Plummer.
After a layover at Grangeville, Camas Prairie’s regular train with UP 246 in the lead returns to Lewiston, Idaho over Lawyer’s Creek trestle near Craigmont. One of the largest steel structures on... (more)
Still some 24 miles from destination Grangeville, CM’s UP 246 East crosses one of dozens of trestles near Ferdinand, Idaho on Aug. 15, 1977.
Camas Prairie’s regular run to Grangeville crosses Hwy. 95 near Nucrag, Idaho as it climbs out of Lapwai canyon on Aug. 15, 1977. The rear of the train can be seen under the 1765, third unit.