Montana Rail Link's ML (Missoula-Laurel) manifest freight showed up just a few minutes before sunrise on a beautiful day in Big Sky country. The intense morning light, which was made even more so ... (more)
The whole generation range of EMD locomotives owned by Montana Rail Link can be seen here in Helena, Montana. The SD70ACe has just received a bath by a contract washer (missed a couple of spots by... (more)
Montana Rail Link F45 no. 390 leads the westbound LM (Laurel-Missoula freight) at Rock Creek (east of Clinton), Montana. I'm glad I was able to photograph this train as it was the last time I shot... (more)
An eastbound BNSF empty military train (Ft. Lewis, WA-Ft. Hood, TX) with KCS and UP locomotives, rolls under the former Milwaukee Road right of way at Lombard, Montana, on the Montana Rail Link. A... (more)
Montana Rail Link’s Laurel-Missoula manifest freight rolls along the Missouri River in Lombard Canyon, on MRL's 2nd Subdivision. The consist is two SD70ACe's and an SD40-2XR.
MRL 332 leads the gas train through a pair of old NP signal bridges in Plains, Mt.
A pair of warbonnets lead a train into the rising sun at Big Timber on the MRL.
A WB loaded coal train rolls through the beautiful plains of central Montana.
The MRL passenger train is almost back to Sandpoint, ID and is running along Lake Pend Oreille outside of Clark Fork, ID
The Paradise local is on the return from Superior, MT and is about to split a set of blades at MP 192 along Southside Road
The Missoula - Laurel train has just departed Missoula and is nearing Nimrod, MT.
A major oops during switching here at Livingston on a wye track as two MRL wood chip cars are still on the ground.
BN train with UP power on the MRL, with a semaphore thrown in for good measure!