MRL 4404 has the ML train in tow at Columbus, MT in early morning winter daylight. The Missoula-Laurel manifest will tuck into the siding here and wait its turn to enter Laurel Yard near Billings ... (more)
Hot Boeings bound for Washington scoot along the Yellowstone River on a beautiful June evening.
With 111 cars on the drawbar, two SD40-2XR's powering a road freight in 2017 are fairly uncommon on the MRL. With the arrival of the 4400 series ACe's, SD40's are now primarily used in yard switch... (more)
A westbound BNSF coal train arcs through a curve along the icy Yellowstone River just west of Columbus, Montana, on the afternoon of June 24, 2017.
A lot dirtier than when it first started testing, a GE Tier 4 demo barrels down the 2nd Sub. It was incredibly peaceful listening to the burbling Yellowtone River, roosters and cows making noise a... (more)
After a snowstorm covered eastern Montana, the endless parade of westbounds over the MRL continued with this coal train charging west along the Yellowstone River.
A very unusual sight on the MRL, a BNSF passenger train consisting of various business fleet cars, including Great Dome #31, fly through Columbus along the very scenic Yellowstone River. I don't b... (more)
A westbound stack train follows the Yellowstone River toward Livingston. They'll come to a stop around Big Timber to wait for maintenance and a parade of eastbound trains to clear before they att... (more)
Screaming eastbound, three Montana Rail Link SD45's are in charge of the M-SPOLAU1-06A on a beautiful mid summer morning. The train is skirting the banks of the Yellowstone River, and will shortly... (more)
The rushing waters of the beautiful Yellowstone River are drowned out by three 645-20's in the eighth notch which are fighting a stiff headwind and 7900 tons of Laurel to Spokane manifest traffic.... (more)
Sprinting East along the Yellowstone River, three SD45's have a heavy Spokane, WA to Laurel, MT manifest in tow, catching some of the first rays of sun for the morning.
BNSF's Kansas City-Pasco manifest works along the Yellowstone River between Laurel and Livingston.
A mixture of power picking up speed as they head West out of Columbus, MT.