Something can still manage a smile in these tough economic times.
Passing through Lyle on the north bank of the Columbia River.
A lightly loaded local ex Wenatchee, is dwarfed by it`s surroundings as it approaches Trinidad Loop, on it`s way to work at Quincy.
Izaak Walton Inn`s newest form of accomodation has been lifted into position and is being readied for it`s first guests.
Vintage EMD power lines up at Warden on the Columbia Basin Railroad.Photo taken with permission.
An old school powered ML rolls into Livingston.
An old school powered ML rolls down Bozeman Pass into Livingston.
MRL`s 840 local heads into Lombard Canyon beside the Missouri River at Toston.
The power for the Paradise local being serviced after the labor day weekend.
A weather beaten old warbonnet heads through Dixon under threatening skies.
Late afternoon finds a BNSF manifest freight heading across Lake Pend Orielle for points west.