In and around the Izaak Walton Inn in Essex, Montana over  the 4th of July weekend, 2013.

  • Eastbound Empire Builder stops at Whitefish, July 3, 2013.
  • Eastbound Empire Builder stops at Essex, July 6, 2013.
  • Essex station.
  • Downstairs at the Inn
  • Room at the Izaak Walton inn.
  • Train signs on the barn - Izaak Walton Inn.
  • Home signals at Essex West
  • Home signals at Essex West
  • Grain train passes the home signals at Essex West
  • John F. Stevens statue at the top of Marias Pass
  • A westbound stack train descends Marias Pass at the horseshoe curve at Blacktail.
  • Grain train at night - Essex.
  • Grain train at night - Essex.
  • Manifest freight roars by the Essex station.
  • Helper set ducks into the snow sheds at Essex.
  • Eastbound on the flats near red Eagle.
  • Old GN sign pointing to Blackfeet Mt., for the benefit of the dome car passengers.
  • The Izaak Walton Inn
  • "Room 441"
  • 4th of July in Essex
  • One of the caboose 'rooms" at the Izaak Walton Inn.
  • One of the caboose 'rooms" at the Izaak Walton Inn.
  • One of the caboose 'rooms" at the Izaak Walton Inn.
  • One of the caboose 'rooms" at the Izaak Walton Inn.
  • Sno Dozer and crane with GN goat in the Essex yards.
  • Sno Dozer and crane with GN goat in the Essex yards.
  • Dinnertime entertainment at the Izaak Walton Inn.
  • An eastbound stack train crests the summit of Marias Pass - July 4, 2013.
  • An eastbound stack train crests the summit of Marias Pass - July 4, 2013.
  • An eastbound stack train crests the summit of Marias Pass - July 4, 2013.
  • Work train prepares to head out on the main, Essex, July 4, 2013.
  • Work train prepares to head out on the main, Essex, July 4, 2013.
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