Trains and Depots

Union Pacific Railroad celebrates its 150th year with a stop at the Boise Depot and declaration marking Boise one of its "train towns" Saturday July 8, 2012. Hundreds of railroad enthusiasts and history buffs gathered at the depot to see a sleek Union Pacific passenger train carrying the Promontory museum car. See more photos at BOISE DEPOT

The INSIDE of the cars is better.


You fry wants with that?

Back in the day,

there was a roundhouse, freight switching yard, maintenance yard and UP freight offices on Front St. where the Connector and the JUMP excavation now stands.
There were spurs that serviced local downtown business and the BC Mill at the end of the line.
I'm sure many on this thread remember when River St. was literally and figuratively the "other side of the tracks".