An MRL SD70ACe grinds uphill leading a detouring BNSF stack train that normally runs over Marias.
Two MRL SD70ACe's act as point helpers for a detouring BNSF stack train. The units are pulling hard to get the train up and over Mullan Pass. Montana's state Capitol dome and Carrol College are th... (more)
MRL's eastbound Missoula-Laurel manifest cruises past the second most famous barn in Montana.
The Missoula switcher works the east end of the yard with the former NP station and MRL fuel pad in the background. Several forest fires in the area have created the strange but vibrant light and ... (more)
An MRL Power Assist unit helps BNSF's Kansas City - Pasco manifest up Mullan Pass. A rare F45, on lease to BNSF, and three 737 fueselages are also in-consist.
Helper 2 returns to Helena after helping a westbound BNSF up the grade.
Three of the new generation 737 models (-600, -700, and -900) are in the "Kick Pass" consist as it heads up Mullan Pass. Note the steep grade.
A CP manifest cruises along the Mississippi River on its way to Minneapolis.
MRL's collection of old power congregates at the east end of the Missoula Yard. The GP35's are power for tonight's Bonner Local. The SD35 is the remote switcher.
Not much room for a railroad. ICE's St Paul - KC manifest heads through the street running along the Mississippi River in Lansing, IA.
The ICE's Ethanol unit train makes an experience on the Chicago Sub as it heads to a crew change in Leaf River. No other trains around as the crew parked the train on the main just east of town.
Two new GEVO's lead a Dash 9 south down the Mississippi River with a grain barge in the background.
A NB CP train is laying on the horn as fisherman barely move off the bridge. The man in the white shirt is five feet from the train, travelling 40mph! There are plenty of places to fish the Missis... (more)
Power for the Missoula-Laurel freight heads west out of the service racks to its train. Consist is an SD45-2 and two SD45's.
A loaded BNSF grain train rolls past the original NP depot in Missoula.