Despite the ubiquitous scorch on the long hood the paint on BNSF 740 has held up pretty well. 740 was one of the very first locomotives painted in the "Heritage 2" paint scheme which replaced "Her... (more)
Mid train helpers make their way up Mullan Pass.
A far from home consist departs Helena on Montana Rail Link rails.
A westbound BNSF grain train assaults Bozeman Pass west of Livingston, Mt. Sep25-2010
MRL SW1200 14 was in the middle of repairs and some rebuilding when work shutdown almost over night on many of MRL's locomotives. No. 14 stands cold in the back lot of the Livingston shops on Sep2... (more)
A pair of Montana Rail Link GP35's power a local on the wye track with the old Northern Pacific Yellowstone Branch, now an MRL industrial track, in Livingston.
The Empire Builder makes a station stop at the western gateway to Glacier Park. It's the height of tourist season and a decent crowd of passengers are on hand to board along with an equal number r... (more)
A westbound BNSF manifest freight crosses the bridge at Tuscor, Montana, on the pretty spring day of May 21, 2013. This location is on Montana Rail Link’s Fourth Subdivision between Missoula and S... (more)
In a scene that could have been ripped from the pages of Great Model Railroads a pair of MRL Geeps move from the servicing area to the yard in order to assemble their train for the short run east ... (more)
A loaded eastbound BNSF ballast train passes through the Jefferson River Canyon on the MRL's 5th Sub. There is one GE up front and one in DPU mode on the rear of this train that would be parked at... (more)
BNSF general freight negotiates S-curves along the Lombard Canyon.
MRL local freight approaches Lombard Canyon.
A loaded grain train is over the top of Mullan Pass and basking in the last rays of sunshine en-route to Missoula and points west on a cool Spring evening.
A lone GP35 climbs the Harrison Branch with 3 cars in tow.