Amtrak 7, the Empire Builder, is cruising along the Flathead river just minutes away from a West Glacier Park station stop. The train has steadily made up time since being an hour and a half late ... (more)
Grain hoppers roll back east following the warm glow of the headlamps lighting the path through the tunnels along the Middle Fork Flathead River. The sun will rise before they start the attack of ... (more)
A BNSF work train with 3 window SD60Ms 1408 and 1407, is tied down for the evening at West Glacier.
LMX 8555 skirts the Middle Fork, Flathead River near West Glacier in Glacier National Park in May of 1990.
BNSF ES44C4 6799 and AC44C4M 604 lead a westbound loaded grain train along the Middle Fork of the Flathead River near West Glacier, MT.
Built in 1990 as BN 9216, this locomotive later became BNSF 9216, then Railroad: BNSF RailwayLocomotive: EMD SD60MLocation: West Glacier, Montana, USALocomotive #: BNSF 1407Train ID: W-ESXESXPhoto Date: May 19, 2016
20 years ago, BN ruled Marias Pass. The BN green was second only to the green of pines that are dominant in the mountains. Today, Warren Buffet's railroad is now orange, not the same to say the le... (more)
On a crystal clear spring day along Glacier National Park, BNSF No. 7191 leads a Tacoma-bound stack train through John F. Stevens Canyon near West Glacier, Montana on April 17, 2016. This c... (more)
A loaded grain train descends Marias Pass.
Steam Along the Middle Fork: Norfolk & Western No. 611 is not the only streamlined 4-8-4 that brings crowds trackside. Southern Pacific Daylight No. 4449 has been pleasing fans since it was... (more)
BNSF 4402 and 7386 in front and 763 / 5132 as DPU are hauling a long crude oil train unit train westwards along the Flathead River.
Out For a Sunday Ride: BNSF Railway officials and shippers enjoy a Sunday train ride along the Middle Fork of the Flathead River on July 20, 2014. The train ran from Seattle to Whitefish th... (more)
A westbound grain train pierces a short tunnel on the former Great Northern Marias Pass line as it nears Belton (West Glacier).
Strong moonlight illuminates John Stevens Canyon on the west flank of Marias Pass on a chilly winter night. A westbound BNSF train brightens the inside of Tunnel 3.8, while on the hillside above ... (more)
The Empire Builder: Amtrak train No. 7, the Empire Builder, rounds the curve just east of West Glacier, Mont. on the evening of June 26, 2011. That summer, flooding in North Dakota caused t... (more)