A late summer trip sort of limited our success on our list trip to the Pacific NW. But did create great sunrise and sunsets. Here a Westbound train crosses the famous bridge over Lake Pend Oreil... (more)
Smoky skies create beautiful sunrise light as a eastbound train crosses the single track bridge across Lake Pend Oreille near Sandpoint, ID.
Smoke from the many wildfires in the Northwest hangs over Sandpoint Idaho, as an early morning westbound manifest crosses Lake Pend Oreille
Last Stand?: A trio of Montana Rail Link SD45-2s lead a westbound manifest, H-KCKSPO1-21, off the Lake Pend Oreille bridge in Sandpoint, Idaho on the evening of May 25, 2014. BNSF Railway i... (more)
An eastbound BNSF freight rolls along a placid bay on Lake Pend Oreille as a worker does some late season maintenance to a house boat.
Perfect evening sunlight and tranquil blue mountain waters...I could have stayed here all night.
There are several locations to view the action on the Lake Pend Oreille Bridge, both north and south of the Lake. You can even watch for Bald Eagles if there are no trains running.
The peaceful blue waters of Idaho compliment the orange colours of the BNSF in this view. The railroad only just managed to renumber their SD60Ms before new units took the vacated number slots.
BNSF grain train crossing Lake Pend Oreille in Idaho on BNSF's funnel. In just a few minutes, the train will be curving around the tracks in the foreground.
A loaded BNSF grain train's DPU pushes its way to the port.
A loaded BNSF grain train wraps itself around Lake Pend'Oreille in northern Idaho near Sandpoint.
5406 has just worked hard to cross the Lake Pend Oreille at dusk. I love the sunset-added color in this photograph.
Westbound intermodal had GP50 3150 as second unit crossing the mile long bridge.
Take that you Europeans! It is possible to get an American train in one frame, it just requires a really long bridge. The Lake Pend Oreille (pronounced ponder-ay) bridge plays host to a a BNSF e... (more)
Pasco, WA to Birmingham AL train 124 cruises across the Lake Pend Oreille bridge.