Helena yard power is setting over a centerbeam flat loaded with ties while big ACe helper power lays over at the engine terminal.
The Hamilton local heads north near Larry Creek at Luby Lane south of Florence after making a run from Missoula south to Victor, MT. This weekend run is handled by Geeps 113 and 127 which will ret... (more)
MRL called this an "unmanned" helper leading H-KCKSPO out of the west portal on Bozeman Pass. The road crew picked up this set at Livingston and cut it off here at West End for the "... (more)
A future Boeing 737 flies high over skyline trestle heading up to Mullan Pass.
The MRL local handling the Hamilton branch leaves Missoula yard on MRL and begins a slow trip down to Victor, MT on a rainy May day in 2013.
MRL 4401 and 4400 lead the LM in to Livingston with a lone SD45 MRL 326 trailing and 4 brand new SD70ACe's MRL4404, 4407, 4406 and 4405 dead in tow. The 326 and the 4 new ACe's would be dropped ... (more)
On a warm fall afternoon a leased trio of MRL 45's leads a BNSF train bound for Washington through the beautiful Montana countryside.
The Sunday night gas is heading for the 10th Sub with the Paradise local power & train behind the usual road power for the gas local.
The day gas is rolling back to Missoula along the scenic 10th Sub.
Montana Rail Link's Silver Cloud business train crosses Skyline Trestle on its way down Mullan Pass in to Helena
A pair of MRL SD45-2s lead a manifest westbound between two Northern Pacific era signals just west of Big Timber on the Second Sub. Sadly, this was the only train we saw with a pair of these gems ... (more)
The day gas heads back to Missoula along the Flathead River.
Hustling West, two SD70ACe's have a short L-M in tow passing some Fall color along the Little Blackfoot River.
Two SD45's and two BNSF motors keep the Spokane-Laurel moving East along the Clark Fork River on an unseasonably cold Fall afternoon.
Trotting West through Lombard Canyon, two MRL SD40-2XR's lead the Helena to Logan along the Missouri River.