A UP merchandise train comes to a temporary halt to allow another train to enter the yard as dozens of SD40-2s await the call to return to service.
A pair of WAMX GP38-3's switches Boise Valley traffic in Union Pacific's Nampa yard while a UP SD70M shuffles intermodal flats.
Boise Valley Railroad 3525 is seen at Nampa, Idaho having arrived from Boise on the former UP branch - 15/09/2010
The east end of photo ID # 334276, the two SW1500s in the deadline can be seen.
An exCSXT exxC&O geep, along with a GP35 pulls its haul for the day into UP's Nampa Yard. The BVRR took over operations on UP's Boise cut-off late last year. The paint scheme is inspired by the ... (more)
An SD40-2 leads up the massive 2+ mile long line of stored power at Nampa. Models stored are SD40-2, SD50, SD60, SD60M, C40-8, C40-8W, and a pair of SW1500 switchers.
Flags are flying high as the new Boise Valley Railroad takes over operation of the former UP "Boise Cutoff" from the Idaho Northern and Pacific Railroad.
WAMX 3821 leaves town and heads for Boise on Watco's newest shortline operation, the Boise Valley Railroad.
With over 3 miles of stored power, this is a sure sign of the economic downturn.
More stored locos at Nampa.
UPY 1064 starts the second row of stored locomotives in Nampa.
A UP SW1500 starts a mile long line of stored locomotives at the yard in Nampa. More signs of a struggling economy.
Well over a mile's worth of stored locomotives await an uncertain fate at the UP yard in Nampa. I lost count around 75 units.
The first of the U50C's is caught in brief evening light on an otherwise rainy day. The validity of the cab-side slogan is questionable, at least where the U50C's were concerned.