Railroad Station Historical Society, Inc.

Extant Idaho Railroad/Railway Structures

Recent Updates Last updated 5/20/16

Updated towns are in red type. Contributors to this site include Jeff Borne, Tom Burg, Jay G. Burrup, Tracy Figueroa, Stan Jennings, Meredith Johnston, Lindsay Korst, Jim Lowman, Norm Metcalf, Ken Secrest, Bernie Wagenblast, andThornton Waite. Some CMStP&P data from Stanley W. Johnson's The Milwaukee Road in Idaho. Removed Kendrick 4/11

 

 

City

Railroad

Current Location

Type

Current Use

Date Built

Track Status

Bldg. Mat.

Current Railroad

Notes

Aberdeen

Union Pacific

moved away from track

C

business

 

in use

wood

UP

 

Adair

CMStP&P

between Adair and Roland across Kelly Creek

B

Trail of the Hiawatha

c1909

gone

steel

none

Kelly Creek Trestle (DD220), 850' long, 230' high,

Adair

CMStP&P

just south of location

Tn

Trail of the Hiawatha

1909 

gone

concrete

none

Loop Creek No. 1 Tunnel (#25), 966' long, snow shed

Adair

CMStP&P

southwest of location

Tn

Trail of the Hiawatha

 

gone

concrete

none

Loop Creek No. 2 Tunnel (#26), 683' long, west portal has timber snowshed

Adair

CMStP&P

west of location over Turkey Creek

B

Trail of the Hiawatha

1909

gone

steel

none

Turkey Creek Trestle (DD224), 494' long, 131' high, 9 spans

Adair

CMStP&P

west of location

B

Trail of the Hiawatha

 

gone

steel

none

No Name Trestle (DD226), 281' long, 90' high

Albeni Falls

Great Northern

over Pend Oreille River

B

rr

 

in use

steel

Pend Oreille Valley RR

multi-span through truss, Field checked 7/14

between Alder Creek and Cardwell

CMStP&P

St. Maries River

B

rr

 

in use

steel

St. Maries River RR

Howe truss, 150'

between Alder Creek and Cardwell

CMStP&P

St. Maries River

B

rr

 

in use

steel

St. Maries River RR

deck truss trestle, 160'

between Alder Creek and Cardwell

CMStP&P

 

Tn

rr

 

in use

concrete

St. Maries River RR

Rover Tunnel (#1) Elk Creek Branch

American Falls

Oregon Shortline

Snake River

B

rr

 

in use

steel

UP

high deck girder/deck truss trestle

Arco

Union Pacific

moved to Blackfoot, on Wooton Way

C

vacant

 

none

wood

none

to be restored, Field checked 1/06

Ashton

Union Pacific

moved NW of original site

C

church

 

none

wood

none

 

Ashton

Union Pacific

north of town

Tn

abandoned

 

gone

 

none

Warm River Tunnel, tunnel collapsing, Field checked 11/10

Ashton

Union Pacific

south of town over Fall River

B

rr

 

in use

steel

 

girder, Field checked 11/10

Avery

CMStP&P

on site

P

community center/post office/museum

 

gone

wood

none

restored, Field checked 7/12

Avery

CMStP&P

on site

M

residence

 

gone

wood

none

4 crew houses, 2 to 2.5 story, modified, sided

Avery

CMStP&P

on site east of depot and site of substation

M

residence

 

gone

wood

none

2 houses of substation operators, modified

Bayview

Spokane International (UP)

Fifth St.

C

residence

1912

gone

wood

none

modified, Field checked 7/14 

Blackfoot

Union Pacific

130 NW Main St.

P

museum

1913

in use

stone/brick

UP

Idaho Potato Exposition, built by Oregon Short Line RR

Blackfoot

Union Pacific

relocated on Wooton Way

C

business

 

none

wood

none

moved from Arco, Field checked 1/06

Boise

Union Pacific

2603 Eastover Terrace off Capitol Blvd.

P

municipal

1925

in use

stucco/stone

UP

Railroad displays in lobby, Public can go up in clock tower.Field checked 9/12

Bonners Ferry

Spokane International (UP)

on site next to fairgrounds

C

rr

 

in use

wood 

UP

second depot, Endangered! Field checked 8/13

between Bonners Ferry and Moyie Springs

Union Pacific

 

Tn

rr

 

in use

concrete portals

UP/CP

Tunnel 4

Bovill

CMStP&P

on site

C

 

 

in use

wood

St. Maries River RR

?, two story

Buhl

Union Pacific

 

C

business

 

 

wood

 

 

Caldwell

Oregon Short Line (UP)

7th/Main St.

P

municipal

1906-7

in use

brick/concrete

UP

two story, restored, Train Depot Interpretative Center, Field checked 11/08

Clarkia

CMStP&P

north of location over St. Maries River

B

rr

 

in use

steel

St. Maries River RR

through truss/trestle

Corral

Union Pacific

moved to S.R. 20

C

residence

 

none

wood

none

 

Cottonwood

 

 

B

rr

 

in use

wood

Camas Prairie RailNet

high trestle

Coeur D’Alene

Coeur D’Alene & Spokane Ry.

 

IS

business

1906

gone

brick

none

Field checked 7/14

Coeur D'Alene

Northern Pacific

Lakeside Ave./Third St.

P

offices

1915

gone

brick/stone

none

Field checked 7/14

Deary

Washington, Idaho & Montana Ry.

relocated in town just east of post office

C

residence

 

none

wood

none

 

Deary

Washington, Idaho & Montana Ry.

relocated in town

P

private museum

 

none

wood

none

shelter from Vassar

Downey

Union Pacific

main section of depot moved a couple of miles north of town on Cambridge Road

C

residence

 

none

wood

none

Field checked 9/07

Driggs

Union Pacific

moved

C

residence

 

none

wood

none

 

Drummond

Union Pacific

across Conant Creek north of town

B

abandoned

 

gone

 

none

pegram truss, Field checked 11/10

Eastport

Union Pacific

on site

F

rr

modern

in use

brick sided

UP

 

Emmett

Union Pacific

on site

C

rr

1924

in use

wood

Idaho Northern & Pacific RR

Field checked 5/09

Fairfield

Union Pacific

 

C

museum

 

  none

wood

none 

Camas County Historical Society Museum

Falcon

CMStP&P

east of location

Tn

Trail of the Hiawatha

 

gone

concrete

none

Clear Creek No. 1Tunnel (#27), 470' long, timber snowsheds at each portal

Falcon

CMStP&P

east of location

Tn

Trail of the Hiawatha

1909

gone

concrete

none

Clear Creek No. 2 Tunnel (#28), 178' long, timber snowsheds at each portal, CM&PS engravings in east portal

Falcon

CMStP&P

east of location over Bear Creek

B

Trail of the Hiawatha

 

gone

steel

none

Bear Creek Trestle (DD228), 570' long, 138' high

Falcon

CMStP&P

east of location over Clear Creek

B

Trail of the Hiawatha

 

gone

steel

none

Clear Creek Trestle (DD230), 760' long, 246' high

Fernwood

CMStP&P

on site

C

rr storage

 

in use

wood

St. Maries River RR

 

Fort Hall

Union Pacific

moved 1/2 mi. to Shoshone-Bannock Indian Reservation

C

vacant

 

none

wood

none

 

Grace

Union Pacific

Bear River

B

rr

 

gone

 

none

Pegram truss

Hamer

Union Pacific

moved to Roberts

C

club

 

none

wood

none

Lions Club

Herrick

CMStP&P

across St. Joe River from FH 50

Tn

road

 

gone

concrete

none

Herrick Tunnel (#37), 515' long

Inkom

Union Pacific

moved N of town on Pocatello Road

C

residence

 

none

wood

none

extensively remodeled, Field checked 11/10

Jerome

Union Pacific

moved to town park on 1st St.

C

future museum

 

none

wood

none

Field checked 3/10

Kellogg

Oregon Washington Railway & Navigation (Union Pacific)

on site

P

visitor center

 

brick

Field checked 9/13

Kellogg

Oregon Washington Railway & Navigation

 

F

business

 

gone

wood

none

Field checked 7/14

near Ketchum

Union Pacific

Big Woods River at Cold Springs

B

trail use

 

gone

 

none 

Pegram truss, Field checked 11/10

Kyle

CMStP&P

along Moon Pass Road north of location

Tn

road

 

gone

concrete

none

Glade Creek No. 1 Tunnel ( #31), 332' long, snow shed at east portal

Kyle

CMStP&P

along Moon Pass Rd. north of location

Tn

road

1909

gone

concrete

none

Glade Creek No. 2 Tunnel (#32), 638' long

Kyle

CMStP&P

along Moon Pass Rd. north of location

B

road

 

gone

steel

none

Big Dick Trestle (DD250), 326' long

Kyle

CMStP&P

Moon Pass Rd.

Tn

road

 

gone

rock face

none

Kyle Tunnel (#33), 462" long, west portal with concrete portal and snow shed

Leadore

depot replica

 

C

 

 

 

 

 

Reported 5/11

Leadore

Gilmore & Pittsburgh

 

F

 

 

 

 

 

Reported 5/11

Lewiston

Northern Pacific 

13th St./Main St.

C

law office 

 

 

  brick

 

restored, Field checked 8/14

Lewiston

Camas Prairie

Clearwater River

B

rr

 

in use

 

UP

 

Lotus

CMStP&P

north of location across St. Maries River

B

rr

 

in use

steel

St. Maries River RR

through truss

Mackay

Empire Copper RR

on site

Eh

vacant

1906

gone

 

none

under restoration, Field checked 11/10

Mackay

Empire Copper RR

on site

Sh

vacant

1906

gone

 

none

machine shop, under restoration, Field checked 7/06

Mackay

Empire Copper RR

 

B

 

 

gone

 

none

restored by BLM, Field checked 7/06

Mackay

Union Pacific

moved to Moreland

C

business

 

none

wood

none

Field checked 11/10

Marsing

Union Pacific

moved to Owyhee County Historical Complex at Murphy

C

museum

 

none

wood

none

Field checked 1999

McCammon

Union Pacific

relocated away from tracks

C

town hall

 

gone

wood

none

Field checked 11/10

McGuire

CMStP&P

 

B

trail use

 

gone

steel

none

3 high trestles

between Melba and Murphy

Boise, Nampa & Owyhee (UP)

over Snake River, part of Celebration Park

B

pedestrian use

1897

gone

steel

none

Guffey Bridge, two span Parker through truss, Field checked 1999

Menan

Union Pacific

relocated in town

C

residence

 

none

wood

none

 

Montpelier

Union Pacific

onsite

C

rr

 

in use

brick

UP

 

Moreland

Union Pacific

relocated on Hwy 39

C

business

 

none

wood

none

depot from Mackay, Field checked 11/10

Murphy

Union Pacific

relocated to Owyhee County Historical Complex

C

museum

 

none

wood

none

depot from Marsing, Field checked 1999

Nampa

Union Pacific

12th Ave. S/Front St.

P

museum/offices

1902-1903

in use

brick/stone

UP

  Canyon County Historical Society, Field checked 5/16

Nampa

Union Pacific

in yard

Y

 

 

in use

 

UP

Field checked 12/08

Naples

Great Northern

relocated off row

C

storage

 

none

wood

none

Field checked 7/98

Naples

Great Northern

about 100' timetable west of depot site

M

abandoned

 

 

concrete

 

water tower footings, nearly buried, Field checked 9/12

New Meadows

Pacific & Idaho Northern

U.S. 95

C

museum

1911-12

gone

brick

none

  restored depot and offices, Adams County Historical Society

Paul

Union Pacific

moved to Rupert

C

residence

 

none

wood

none

two story, Field checked 11/10

Pearson (Bogle Spur)

CMStP&P

off Loop Creek Rd.

Tn

Trail of the Hiawatha

 

gone

concrete

none

Deer Creek No. 1 Tunnel (#29),217' long, CM&PS inscribed in east portal

Pearson (Bogle Spur)

CMStP&P

on Moon Pass Rd.

Tn

road

 

gone

concrete

none

Deer Creek No. 2 Tunnel (#30), 221' long, snow shed at east portal

Pedee

CMStP&P

east of location

B

rr

 

in use

steel

St. Maries River RR

Rocky Point Trestle, 14 span

Pedee

CMStP&P

across Pedee Creek

B

rr

 

in use

steel

St. Maries River RR

Pedee Trestle, 15 span

Plummer

CMStP&P

west of town under Watts Mt.

Tn

abandoned

 

gone

concrete

none

Watts or Sorrento Tunnel (#41), 2559' long

Plummer

Union Pacific

northeast of town over St. Joe River

B

trail use

 

gone

steel/wood

none

Chatcolet Bridge, single through truss swing span, wood trestle approaches, entire bridge raised during renovation for Trail of the Coeur d'Alenes use, Field checked 4/04

Plummer Jct.

CMStP&P

on site in wye

C

abandoned

modern

in use

concrete block

St. Maries River RR

in poor shape, Field checked 7/12

Pocatello

Union Pacific

300 S. Harrison

P

rr

1915

in use

stone/brick

UP

 

Potlatch

Washington, Idaho & Montana Ry.

S.R. 6, west side of town

C

future museum

c1906

in use 

wood

Washingto & Idaho Ry. 

two story, under restoration, former headquarters of WI&M and Potlatch Lumber Company, on National Register of Historical Places, Field checked 10/07

Potlatch

Washington, Idaho & Montana Ry.

south of passenger depot

F

 

 

 

wood

 

 

Potlatch

Washington, Idaho & Montana Ry.

relocated to Scenic Six Park

C

meeting hall

 

none

wood

none

depot from Princeton, Field checked 10/07

Preston

Union Pacific

on site

C

abandoned

 

in use

wood

UP

Field checked 9/07

Princeton

 Washington, Idaho & Montana Ry.

relocated to Hatter Creek Rd./Rt. 6

C

residence

 

none

wood

none

first depot in town

Princeton

Washington, Idaho & Montana Ry.

moved to Potlatch, in Scenic 6 Park

C

meeting hall

 

none

wood

none

Field checked 10/07

Princeton

Washington, Idaho & Montana Ry.

relocated in town

C

residence

 

none

wood

none

not same building as above

Ramsdell

CMStP&P

northeast of location

Tn

rr

 

in use

concrete

St. Maries River RR

Benewah Tunnel (#40), 363' long

Ramsdell

CMStP&P

northeast of location over Lake Benewah

B

rr

 

in use

wood/steel

St. Maries River RR

Chatcolet/Benewah Trestle, 2200' long, 50' girder section

Rathdrum

Idaho & Washington Northern

8047 Post

C

for sale

1907-08

gone

brick

none

former residence, interior modified, Field checked 1/12

Ririe

Union Pacific

Snake River

B

rr

 

in use

 

UP

Pegram truss

Ririe

Union Pacific

Snake River flood channel

B

rr

 

in use

 

UP

Pegram truss

Roberts

Union Pacific

moved to Ucon

C

residence

 

none

wood

none

modified, Field checked 11/10

Roberts

Union Pacific

 

C

club

 

none

wood

none

moved from Hamer, Lions Club

Roland

CMStP&P

between Roland and East Portal in Bitterroot Range

Tn

Trail of the Hiawatha

  1909

gone

 concrete

none

  west portal of St. Paul Pass Tunnel (#20)

Roland

CMStP&P

between Roland and Adair

Tn

Trail of the Hiawatha

c1909

gone

concrete

none

Dry Creek Tunnel (#21), 790' long.west portal inscribed CM&PS (Chicago Milwaukee & Puget Sound)

Roland

CMStP&P

between Roland and Adair

Tn

Trail of the Hiawatha

c1909

gone

concrete

none

Moss Creek Tunnel (#22), 1516' long

Roland

CMStP&P

between Roland and Adair

Tn

along Trail of Hiawatha

1909

gone

concrete

none

Small Creek No. 1 Tunnel (#23), 279' long, tunnel bypassed by trail, timber snow shed

Roland

CMStP&P

between Roland and Adair

Tn

Trail of the Hiawatha

1909

gone

concrete

none

Small Creek No. 2 Tunnel (#24), 377' long, east portal with timber snow shed

Roland

CMStP&P

between Roland and Adair across Small Creek

B

Trail of the Hiawatha

 

gone

steel

none

Small Creek Trestle (DD216), 515' long, 105' high, deck girder trestle with trolley wire supports

Roland

CMStP&P

between Roland and Adair over Barnes Creek

B

Trail of the Hiawatha

 

gone

steel

none

Barnes Creek Trestle (DD218), 507" long, 104' high, plate girder trestle with trolley wire supports

Rupert

Union Pacific

relocated to 414 N 100 W

C

museum

 

none

wood

none

Minidoka County Historical Society

Rupert

Union Pacific

relocated to 414 N 100W

C

residence

 

none

wood

none

depot from Paul, two story, Field checked 11/10

St. Anthony

Union Pacific

Henry's Fork

B

rr

 

in use

 

UP

Pegram truss

St. Anthony

Union Pacific

moved

C

business

 

none

wood

none

 

St. Joe City

CMStP&P

across St. Joe River

B

road

 

gone

steel

none

two 150' spans, skewed through truss

St. Maries

CMStP&P

10th St.

C

rr

  CMStP&P Plan B

in use

wood

St. Maries River RR

railroad offices, Field checked 7/12

St. Maries

CMStP&P

in East Yard, east of depot

M

rr

 

in use

wood

St. Maries River RR.

mow building, other service buildings

St. Maries

CMStP&P

in East Yard

Eh

rr

 

in use

 

St. Maries River RR

 

St. Maries

CMStP&P

St. Maries River east of town

B

rr

 

in use

steel

St. Maries RR

through girder/pony trus, "Regulus" Bridge

Sandpoint

Great Northern

end of Main St.

C

 

 

 

 

 

Field checked 9/10

Sandpoint

Northern Pacific

Railroad Ave.

P

closed

1916

in use

brick

BNSF

on National Register, Amtrak stop, to be restored, Field checked 1/14

Sandpoint

Northern Pacific

over Lake Pend Oreille

B

rr

 

in use

steel

BNSF

deck girder trestle

Shoshone

Union Pacific

304 N. Rail St.

C

rr

1929

in use

stucco/brick

UP

 

Sorrento

CMStP&P

 

Tn

 

 

 

 

 

Sorrento-Watts Tunnel, Field checked 6/08

Spokane Bridge

CMStP&P

across Spokane River at WA/ID line

B

trail use

 

gone

steel

none

Centennial Trail, 321' long

Stetson

CMStP&P

north of location on Moon Pass Rd.across North Fork of St. Joe

B

road

 

gone

steel

none

Squaw Creek Trestle (DD254), 515' long

Stetson

CMStP&P

just north of location on Moon Pass Rd.

Tn

road

 

gone

concrete

none

Stetson Tunnel No. 1 (#34), 462' long, CM&PS inscribed in both portals

Stetson

CMStP&P

south of location on Moon Pass Rd.

Tn

road

 

gone

concrete/rock

none

Stetson Tunnel No. 2 (#35), 416' long, timber snow shed at east portal, CM&PS inscribed in west portal

Stetson

CMStP&P

south of location on Moon Pass Rd.

Tn

road

 

gone

concrete

none

Stetson Tunnel No. 3 (#36), 552' long, snow shed at east portal, CM&PS inscribed in west portal

Tetonia

Union Pacific

relocated to S.R. 33 south of town

C

residence

c1912

none

wood

none

 

Tetonia

Union Pacific

north of town over Bitch Creek

B

rr

 

in use

steel

 

girder, Field checked 11/10

Twin Falls

Union Pacific

relocated

C

private

 

none

wood

none

 

Twin Falls

Union Pacific

  on site

C

  rr

newer

in use

concrete

EIRR (Eastern Idaho RR)

  Reported 10/10

Vassar

Washington, Idaho & Montana Ry.

moved to Deary

P

private museum

 

none

wood

none

 

Victor

Union Pacific

on site

C

apartments

1912

gone

wood

none

 

Wallace

Northern Pacific

219 6th St./Pine St., relocated across river

P

museum

c1901

none

brick/stone/wood

none

Northern Pacific Depot Railroad Museum, Field checked 5/16

Weiser

Oregon Short Line (UP)

on site

P

municipal

1906-7

in use

brick/concrete

UP

two story

Worley

CMStP&P

south of U.S. 95

M

abandoned

 

gone

wood

none

former agents or section foreman house, may have fallen down

Compiled by M. J. Camp, Railroad Station Historical Society, Inc.

 

Home

Structure Index