The first sunlight of the day illuminates the small town of Spencer, ID as the MSBPC 09 charges through after coming down from Monida Pass.
The blue hour of the morning sets in just before sunrise as the Silver Bow to Pocatello manifest scoots along the Montana Sub near Monida, Montana.
The UP 3020 trails on the back of the MSBPC 09 as it slowly descends the grade down Monida Pass between Monida, MT and Spencer, ID.
The MSBPC 09 led by a trio of SD70ACe's powers across the Red Rock River Valley near Dell, Montana.
The MSBPC 09 rounds its way through an S-curve over the open plains of Eastern Idaho on the Montana Subdivision near Dubois, Idaho.
UP 8745 leads the MSBPC around the mountainside near the Clark Canyon Reservoir on the UP Montana Sub.
UP 3020 SD70ACe-T4 trails on the back of the MSBPC 09 as it makes its way over the Snake River in Idaho Falls, Idaho.
UP 8745 makes its way out of Monida Pass at Spencer, Idaho. Soon the train will exit the mountainous terrain and keep making its way south over the open plains of East Idaho.
UP 8745 snakes its way through a canyon at the west end of Monida Pass.
UP 8745 navigates its way out of the valley near Lima, Montana leading the Silver Bow, MT to Pocatello, ID manifest. For the next 30 miles, the train will slowly make its way up the grade towards ... (more)
A trio of SD70ACe's lead the MSBPC 09 on a rarely seen daylight run through Monida Pass on the UP Montana Subdivision near Spencer, Idaho.
A trio of SD70ACe's lead the 37 car Pocatello, ID to Silver Bow, MT manifest train. The train held the main at Idaho Falls waiting on a Southbound light engine move to make its way in to the yard.... (more)
The H BELKCK holds main 1 while a Westbound grain train climbs its way up out of town, beginning its journey across the Panhandle Sub on a cold and clear Saturday morning.
The North Platte, NE to Pocatello, ID manifest train shows up in the late morning as it makes it way through the Portneuf River Valley near Pebble, Idaho.
UP 8178 seems to waste no time headed west as it charges through the sweeping curve at Pebble, Idaho leading the Kansas City, MO to Brooklyn, OR high priority Z train on the Pocatello Sub.