Following the banks of the Missouri River in Montana’s Lombard Canyon is a westbound BNSF oil train on the afternoon of June 25, 2015. The scenic canyon is located between Lombard and Toston, on M... (more)
BNSF 9751 gives a shove as DPU on an eastbound coal empty crossing the bridge at the west end of Tuscor, MT, along the Clark Fork. The train is traveling east on Montana Rail Link, and based on th... (more)
With a fresh dusting of snow on the tall peaks in Glacier National Park, a slice of afternoon of sunshine lights up a Burlington Northern Santa Fe intermodal west of Blacktail, Montana, on October... (more)
While it lacks the stunning mountain vista and classic farm scene that Two Medicine Bridge offers, Midvale Creek Bridge just west of it is still a great choice. As the Amtrak Empire Builder slows ... (more)
While we were chasing the MRL Day Gas Local, we overheard on the radio a member of track department get denied a track authority due to a pair of westbounds and an eastbound. In lieu of continuing... (more)
A Montana Rail Link manifest rolls west on the causeway at the frog pond at Trout Creek, MT on a beautiful fall day in October 2015. Conditions permitted a rather nice reflection just west of Trou... (more)
BNSF 6192 brings up the rear of a westbound coal train tucked into Heron, MT siding on Montana Rail Link. Soon a new crew would fire up the train and head it west to the BNSF at Hauser, ID.
In the Blue Hour a Day Gas local is just underway out of Missoula yard in the early morning hours at Desmet.
MRL's Night Gas local skirts the Flathead River near Perma, Montana.
MRL's LM manifest emerges from Bozeman Pass's Summit tunnel on a gorgeous Spring evening.
From high atop Evaro Hill off Buffalo Speedway Road a Night Gas Local climbs the loops on a beautiful Spring evening making it's way west towards Thompson Falls.
MRL's 841 local prepares to head west from Livingston for Bozeman and Logan with a short train and a rare trio of GP35s.
On a dreary evening a BNSF eastbound freight waits in the siding at Winston for the 840 local to pass. Powering today's local is the last running SD45 on the roster #382.
A westbound Burlington Northern (early BNSF) intermodal train soars over the large bridge spanning Old Maids Coulee and Cut Bank Creek at Cutbank, Montana, on October 7, 1996. Three BN EMD SD40-2s... (more)