In low afternoon sun, a westbound BNSF coal train skirts the shore of a tranquil Missouri River in Lombard Canyon west of Lombard, Montana, on June 25, 2017
Heading out of Big Timber, Montana, beneath the Crazy Mountains on the morning of June 25, 2016, is an eastbound BNSF freight on Montana Rail Link’s Second Subdivision.
BNSF's westbound Q train with Boeing's on the head end races west near Craver, MT on the 2nd Sub.
A pair of BNSF westbound's wait to depart Helena for Mullan Pass on the afternoon of July 4th.
Just south of Shelby, MT finds this short local tied down for the July 4th holiday.
MRL 4302 trails a four unit helper set of SD70ACes descending Mullan Pass into Helena, MT. The power has just passed through Austin and is headed to Birds Eye, then Helena where it will cut in to ... (more)
A vintage bridge over the Missouri River at Toston, MT frames the cab of BNSF 4337. The GE is serving as a DPU on the rear of a westbound grain train on Montana Rail Link and is en route from Laur... (more)
MRL 264 is on duty at Blossburg, MT on top of Mullan Pass with a Jimbo work train. Today it will back the train and ballast hoppers down to Elliston, then continue west toward Missoula. MRL mainte... (more)
DPU BNSF 5925 gives a shove on a loaded coal light just before sunset on the Montana Rail Link. The train has begun its ascent of Mullan Pass after re-crewing and adding mid-train helpers at Helen... (more)
A coal load has just crested the top of Bozeman Pass, with the MRL helpers cut off BNSF 8409 glides downgrade.
BNSF 3886 leads this Pasco to Laural freight downgrade towards Livingston.
Early morning on July 4th finds an eastbound coal empty as it eases down Bozeman Pass.
BNSF's westbound Q train with Boeing aircraft's, which it picked up at Laural, tops Bozeman Pass and begins the downhill trip on a late warm summer evening.
Rumbling along the Clark Fork into the blue hour of a cold Montana night is a westbound BNSF grain train west of Trout Creek on February 25, 2017.
Northern Pacific's original mainline went up and over Mullan Pass to cross the Continental Divide. Evidence of the original line abounds with remnants of old trestles hiding in the trees. One can ... (more)