On September 23, 2009, Montana Rail link’s gas train crosses the Clark Fork and heads east on the Fourth Subdivision at Paradise, Montana.
While the conductor of the Paradise Local checks his paperwork for what work needs to be done at Tricon Timber, LLC., Montana Rail Link GP9 No. 113 sprints for St. Regis just (railroad) east of Pa... (more)
The end of another day in Paradise! MRL GP9 faces the setting sun after a day's duties on the Paradise local. The local will typically go on duty about 8 am and head east to St. Regis or Superior,... (more)
The Paradise yard job works under the mountain peaks that surround the area. Sounds like this terminal may be shut down in the near future. Glad I was able to catch it when I did.
The white tank cars of the gas local caress the bank of the Flathead River on there way east from Thompson Falls to Missoula, Montana. The gas local is the missing link between the two pipelines. ... (more)
An eastbound BNSF train emerges from Paradise and into the sun on its morning trip across the MRL.
Low-hanging clouds obscure the surrounding mountains, as Montana Rail Link's Paradise Local with a pair of GP9s departs its namesake town. The local is headed east to serve a customer near St. Reg... (more)
The Montana Rail Link gas local heads east towards Missoula, Montana taken near Paradise.
Montana Rail Link SD19-1 no. 651, the power for the Paradise Local, rests in its namesake town on September 22, 2006. The red-over lunar signal aspect indicates that MRL’s Gas Local will be arrivi... (more)
The Montana Rail Link Gas Local, led by SD45 346, head east across the Flathead River towards Missoula after just passing through Paradise, Montana.
The gas train is about to leave the 10th Sub and join the rails of the 4th Sub at Paradise. With scenery like this, a more appropriate name is hard to imagine.
Paradise Local ran to Thompson Falls before sunrise to get around daylight MOW. Train will now head down to Saint Regis. It's passing the junction with the 10th Sub.
Montana Rail Link's Day Gas Local seen hugging the north bank of the Flathead River as it rolls eastbound on the return leg of it's daily trip between Missoula and Thompson Falls, MT.