Two sets of local power getting trains ready for the day in Golden. Second set of power is 2 SD40-2’s
Semaphore sentinels stand guard for yet another night, awaiting judgement day.
On a beautiful late afternoon, with a BNSF engine leading two NS Stallions, a BNSF stack winds its way out of the Kootenai River Gorge in route to Bonners Ferry, Sandpoint and the west coast.
A 2x2 BNSF grain train heads west on the TCW after 261 did a couple runbys at Bongards.
Following a series of stops and slow orders, this WB empty coal crept through downtown New Albany across the old diamond on a hot, clear September day.
Shooting from the Katka Overlook back towards Bonner Ferry, the smoke from the wild fires in the Northwest and Canada can be seen covering all of Northern Idaho. A BNSF Auto Train rolls eastbound ... (more)
The rear DPU’s on a loaded coal train dig in to the grade for the climb to Palmer Lake.
A new Tier 4 locomotive is leading a train which is moving along at 50 or 60 mph leaving Big Timber, Montana. I'll have to admit I was snoozing in the car and almost missed this fast moving train... (more)
An eastbound grain train running along the Missouri River in Lombard Canyon. This is the second of two trains which came within a few minutes of each other. After this one, the line was closed f... (more)
Local power idles off in the distance, while 2 former ATSF cabooses sit on a side track! Though nothing of their former glory and graffiti covered, great to find two same roadname Cabeese in the s... (more)
An evening eastbound stack rolls across Lake Pend Oreille into Sandpoint. Smoke from the many Northwest wildfires hangs over Idaho.
A morning westbound Stack Rolls off the Lake Pend Oreille Bridge into Algoma Idaho.
Smoke from the many wildfires in the Northwest hangs over Sandpoint Idaho, as an early morning westbound manifest crosses Lake Pend Oreille
It's been almost 23 years since the date of the BNSF merger, and here's a consist right out of the post merger days. A former BN "white-face" SD40-2 is followed by a unit in BNSF herita... (more)