Urban railroading in the Treasure Valley. The old UP Boise Cutoff that once hosted at least two passenger trains per day, but now all that remains (for now) is this typically 15-20 car local, loco... (more)
"Building Will Not Clear Man On Car", the sign at the side of Old U.S. 95 reads, on a spur track leading into a local industry in Naples, Idaho, as a hotshot Chicago-Portland Z train fli... (more)
On a cool morning in Sandpoint, Idaho, many birds are already out and encircling the marina by air as an empty eastbound grain train crosses the bridge.
A ratty-looking UP SD60 still in original paint and its second number sits by the terminal in Nampa. If you look really closely, you can see the old number, which started with "6", showi... (more)
UP 844 leads the Boise Turn westbound near Glenns Ferry.
A loaded ash train heads west through Kuna. The horn on 5475 is absolutely beautiful.
In the midst of a heavy snowstorm, an empty eastbound UP ash train just received a new crew. This is the heaviest snowstorm Idaho has experienced in over 30 years, and the main tracks are barely v... (more)
The second section of the Wilder Local switches an industry. The first section of the local derailed a few miles down the line, so 3525 was sent down to finish the first section's switching. Photo... (more)
The collection at the Oregon Coast Historical Railway. The consist to the left is the pride of the fleet, and is as follows: 2-8-2 #104, SP caboose #1134, BN caboose #11269, and OCHR S-2 #111. As ... (more)
A UTA train pulls into the station. I wish I knew it at the time, but just 10 days earlier, the famous UP 4014 came through town.
Before being repainted in 2009.