Snow here in Helena is usually of the very dry powder type. Walking on top of it on a cold night, it loudly squeaks in protest as every ice crystal rubs against its neighbor. Yesterday, we got a big wet flake kind of storm, the result of a wet Pacific air mass colliding with colder air.
|That house with a view.|
|The house tracks. Lewis and Clark Brewing opened its Railroad Stage earlier this year.|
|The stone building is still used by Capital Moving and Storage.|
|Coal empties cross National Ave.|
|No DPU on this train, all the power is up front.|
|6638 W. waits for a crew and helper. The new 3900 has been in service long enough now for its silver trucks to have turned gray.|