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Northern Snowman's Collection
 
9/22/2017
 
 
 
 
 
By:Northern Snowman
Dates:5/1/2010 - 5/1/2010
Album Info:The pictures say it well.
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BVRR Officer Special
Title:  BVRR Officer Special
Description:  The day before the officer special train is set to roll it is parked hidden from the taggers in Nampa.
Photo Date:  5/18/2010  Upload Date: 5/18/2010 6:43:48 PM
Location:  Nampa, ID
Author:  Northern Snowman
Categories: 
Locomotives:  WAMX 3821(GP38-3) WAMX 3502(GP35)
Views:  463   Comments: 0
BVRR Officer Special
Title:  BVRR Officer Special
Description:  The day before the officer special train is set to roll it is parked hidden from the taggers of Nampa all washed and shined up.
Photo Date:  5/18/2010  Upload Date: 5/18/2010 6:45:59 PM
Location:  Nampa, ID
Author:  Northern Snowman
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  WAMX 3821(GP38-3) WAMX 3502(GP35)
Views:  474   Comments: 0
Amtrak Genset 591
Title:  Amtrak Genset 591
Description:  Fresh from Motive Power, Brand new Amtrak genset 591 waits in the Boise Valley Railroad yard for the Union Pacific to pick it up. The unit is a MP14B.
Photo Date:  6/5/2010  Upload Date: 6/5/2010 5:47:18 PM
Location:  Nampa, ID
Author:  Northern Snowman
Categories:  Roster,Yard,Passenger
Locomotives:  AMTK 591(MP21B)
Views:  2211   Comments: 2
Grand Theft Locomotive
Title:  Grand Theft Locomotive
Description:  It appears BVRR stole this locomotive to move two locomotives and one box car. UP 4667 is headed for MotivePower.
Photo Date:  11/12/2010  Upload Date: 11/12/2010 11:08:27 PM
Location:  Hillcrest, ID
Author:  Northern Snowman
Categories:  Roster,Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  UP 4667(SD70M) WAMX 3502(GP35) WAMX 3525(GP30M)
Views:  467   Comments: 0
Grand Theft Locomotive
Title:  Grand Theft Locomotive
Description:  It appears BVRR stole this locomotive to move one box car. UP 4667 is headed for MotivePower.
Photo Date:  11/12/2010  Upload Date: 11/12/2010 11:01:56 PM
Location:  Hillcrest, ID
Author:  Northern Snowman
Categories:  Roster,Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  UP 4667(SD70M) WAMX 3502(GP35) WAMX 3525(GP30M)
Views:  341   Comments: 0
UP back in Boise
Title:  UP back in Boise
Description:  The one day UP loco switching Hillcrest above Boise. UP 4667 is headed for MotivePower.
Photo Date:  11/12/2010  Upload Date: 11/12/2010 11:05:28 PM
Location:  Hillcrest, ID
Author:  Northern Snowman
Categories:  Roster,Scenic
Locomotives:  UP 4667(SD70M)
Views:  197   Comments: 0
UP back in Boise
Title:  UP back in Boise
Description:  The one day use of a UP loco switching Hillcrest above Boise. UP 4667 is headed for MotivePower.
Photo Date:  11/12/2010  Upload Date: 11/12/2010 11:06:57 PM
Location:  Hillcrest, ID
Author:  Northern Snowman
Categories:  Roster,Scenic
Locomotives:  UP 4667(SD70M) WAMX 3502(GP35)
Views:  232   Comments: 0
MJRX 4502
Title:  MJRX 4502
Description:  Another former Idaho Northern & Pacific locomotive headed to a new home.
Photo Date:  10/9/2012  Upload Date: 10/9/2012 9:10:52 PM
Location:  Nampa, ID
Author:  Northern Snowman
Categories:  Roster,Scenic,Yard,Track
Locomotives:  MJRX 4502(GP40-2H) UP 5967(AC44CWCTE)
Views:  297   Comments: 1
Busy Times
Title:  Busy Times
Description:  Busy times for locomotive building in Boise. Locomotives for all across the country and the world are nearing completion at MotivePower. SunRail in Florida, Torontos GO Transit in Canada, CFCLA in Australia, MBTA in Boston, and a work locomotive for NYCT subway are all seen here.
Photo Date:  8/19/2013  Upload Date: 8/22/2013 1:16:38 AM
Location:  Hillcrest, ID
Author:  Northern Snowman
Categories:  Roster,Yard,Transit,Passenger
Locomotives:  GOT 658(MP40PH-3C) OL 930(MP14B) MBTA 2001(MP40PH-3C) CFR 100(MP36PH-3C) CFCLA 3302(MP20GP)
Views:  1842   Comments: 0
New Amtrak Genset
Title:  New Amtrak Genset
Description:  New Amtrak Genset from MotivePower in the BVRR yard.
Photo Date:  8/27/2013  Upload Date: 9/20/2013 12:31:04 AM
Location:  Nampa, ID
Author:  Northern Snowman
Categories:  Roster,Yard,Passenger
Locomotives:  AMTK 592(MP14B)
Views:  298   Comments: 0
New Amtrak Genset
Title:  New Amtrak Genset
Description:  New Amtrak Genset from MotivePower in the BVRR yard. Unit is an MP14B.
Photo Date:  8/27/2013  Upload Date: 9/22/2013 10:35:13 PM
Location:  Nampa, ID
Author:  Northern Snowman
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 593(MP14B)
Views:  370   Comments: 0
AMTK 593 Builders Plate
Title:  AMTK 593 Builders Plate
Description:  Close up of the builders plate on Amtrak's new genset.
Photo Date:  8/27/2013  Upload Date: 9/22/2013 11:03:33 PM
Location:  Nampa, ID
Author:  Northern Snowman
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 593(MP14B)
Views:  190   Comments: 0
AMTK 592 Builders Plate
Title:  AMTK 592 Builders Plate
Description:  Close up of the Builders Plate on AMTK 592
Photo Date:  8/27/2013  Upload Date: 9/22/2013 11:01:50 PM
Location:  Nampa, ID
Author:  Northern Snowman
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 592(MP14B)
Views:  163   Comments: 0
WSOR 3806 is now WAMX 3865
Title:  WSOR 3806 is now WAMX 3865
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/19/2013  Upload Date: 11/19/2013 8:59:19 PM
Location:  Janesville, WI
Author:  Northern Snowman
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  WAMX 3865(GP38)
Views:  292   Comments: 0
WSOR 3807 is now WAMX 3866
Title:  WSOR 3807 is now WAMX 3866
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/19/2013  Upload Date: 11/19/2013 9:00:33 PM
Location:  Janesville, WI
Author:  Northern Snowman
Categories:  Roster,Track
Locomotives:  WAMX 3866(GP38)
Views:  276   Comments: 0
MotivePowers "feild office"
Title:  MotivePowers "feild office"
Description:  MotivePower needed more space to add electronics to these UP locomotives so they leased this track and shipped their caboose down to be the office/crew room.
Photo Date:  4/18/2015  Upload Date: 4/20/2015 10:41:35 PM
Location:  Perkins, ID
Author:  Northern Snowman
Categories:  Roster,Track
Locomotives:  UP 1562(SD40N)
Views:  106   Comments: 1
MotivePower Caboose MPEX 101
Title:  MotivePower Caboose MPEX 101
Description:  MotivePower's caboose being used as an office/crew room during a project to add electronics to UP locomotives. They leased this track because of limited space at the normal facility and shipped the caboose down via the Boise Valley Railroad. The caboose is a former SP caboose.
Photo Date:  4/18/2015  Upload Date: 4/20/2015 10:45:23 PM
Location:  Perkins, ID
Author:  Northern Snowman
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock,Track
Locomotives: 
Views:  132   Comments: 0
UP 8918 at the Boise Deopt
Title:  UP 8918 at the Boise Deopt
Description:  A Union Pacific locomotive waits to pull a UP business train back to Nampa.
Photo Date:  7/19/2015  Upload Date: 7/19/2015 11:59:57 PM
Location:  Boise, ID
Author:  Northern Snowman
Categories:  Roster,Station,Passenger
Locomotives:  UP 8918(SD70AH)
Views:  115   Comments: 2
Union Pacific Business Train
Title:  Union Pacific Business Train
Description:  A Union Pacific business train tied down on the Boise Valley Railroad at the City of Boise's train depot. High ranking officials were staying on the car.
Photo Date:  7/19/2015  Upload Date: 7/20/2015 12:05:05 AM
Location:  Boise, ID
Author:  Northern Snowman
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock,Station,Passenger
Locomotives:  UP 8265(ES44AC)
Views:  187   Comments: 0
UP Business Train at the Boise Depot
Title:  UP Business Train at the Boise Depot
Description:  A Union Pacific business train at the Boise depot.
Photo Date:  7/19/2015  Upload Date: 7/20/2015 12:22:52 AM
Location:  Boise, ID
Author:  Northern Snowman
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock,Station,Passenger
Locomotives:  UP 8265(ES44AC-H)
Views:  188   Comments: 0
The Boise Depot
Title:  The Boise Depot
Description:  Big Mike, A UP business train, and the depot.
Photo Date:  7/19/2015  Upload Date: 7/20/2015 12:20:25 AM
Location:  Boise, ID
Author:  Northern Snowman
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock,Station,Passenger
Locomotives:  UP 2295(2-8-2) UP 8265(ES44AC)
Views:  241   Comments: 0
Crazy Eights Heads for a Rebuild
Title:  Crazy Eights Heads for a Rebuild
Description:  CSXT 8888 and CSXT 8404 are seen in the Nampa, Idaho rail yard headed to MotivePower in Boise, Idaho for a rebuild.
Photo Date:  8/31/2015  Upload Date: 8/31/2015 11:41:01 PM
Location:  Nampa, ID
Author:  Northern Snowman
Categories:  Roster,Yard,Track
Locomotives:  CSX 8888(SD40-2) CSX 8404(SD40-2)
Views:  835   Comments: 0
Cab of CSXT 8888
Title:  Cab of CSXT 8888
Description:  This is the cab and control stand of CSXT 8888. This picture was taken just before it was taken to MotivePower in Boise, ID for rebuild. Notice the throttle/dynamic brake controls were changed out to a simpler style to prevent the confusion that caused the whole runaway thing years ago from happening again.
Photo Date:  8/31/2015  Upload Date: 9/19/2015 11:51:52 AM
Location:  Nampa, ID
Author:  Northern Snowman
Categories:  InCab,Wreck
Locomotives:  CSX 8888(SD40-2)
Views:  1011   Comments: 3


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