On October 11, 2018, a pair of former Montana Rail Link SD45s sit in the afternoon sun waiting for a crew on the Eastern Washington Gateway Railroad. Soon, they will take the power and pick up the... (more)
Late in the day of October 11, 2018, a westbound Eastern Washington Gateway Railroad grain train approaches Medical Lake, Washington, powered by two former Montana Rail Link SD45s, Nos. 328 and 32... (more)
The Eastern Washington Gateway RR crew has time to plan their work while SD45 EWLX 329 takes on fuel just outside of Medical Lake, WA. Soon the train will head west to Coulee City distributing emp... (more)
The control stand of EWLX 329 shows off its former owner's initials, Montana Rail Link. The SD45 has found new life once again after originating as an SP unit, then MRL. Not bad for a 20 cylinder ... (more)
An Eastern Washington Gateway "Scooter" train is ready to head west to Coulee City, WA from Highline Grain Elevator west of Cheney, WA. Well almost. First a stop of nearly two hours to f... (more)
The grainer had been sitting on the west side of town waiting for all the action surrounding the Geiger Spur to subside & is now heading down into Cheney, where BNSF will crew it & take it to Ritz... (more)
With the storage cars pulled out of the way AND now put back, the Geiger heads off the spur to the mainline.
To serve the Geiger Spur's industries, EWGR must first move over one hundred storage cars! 8924 is ex-MRL/IMRL/CSX/SBD 8924 nee SCL 2024. NIWX, as their website states: Northern Illinois & Wisco... (more)