MRL's Missoula-Laurel ML heads west over Bozeman Pass, having just crested the summit and now rolling down hill to Livingston.
Running along the Clark Fork west of Eddy, Montana, on September 19, 2012, is a short Montana Rail Link work train powered by EMD SD45 (SD45-2) No. 328.
Montana Rail Link’s Paradise Local backs up the Thompson River Lumber Lead at Woodlin near Thompson Falls, Montana, on a cold, crisp February 7, 2014. Recently repainted EMD GP9 No. 127 leads the ... (more)
In extremely cold conditions, a Montana Rail Link section crew digs out a switch serving Thompson River Lumber before MRL’s Paradise local arrives to serve the mill on February 7, 2014.
Crossing a wood trestle, Montana Rail Link’s 844 local drops down the 2.2% mountain grade on MRL’s branch to Harrison, Montana, on June 22, 2015.
A pair of very clean MRL SD40-2XR's 260 and 261 lead the 'Celebrating 25 Years' Employee Special eastbound toward Livingston. The two units had 25 Year signage affixed to their cab sides. Employ... (more)
MRL Passenger Special rolls along the scenic Jocko River westbound to Dixon where it will wye and head eastward back to Missoula on a pristine fall day. The train is just east of Dixon.
On September 20, 2012, Montana Rail Link’s gas local heads east along the Flathead River at Perma, Montana, on MRL s Tenth Subdivision. Powering the train of tank cars is MRL SD45 (SD45M-2) No. 34... (more)
At sunset, Montana Rail Link F45 No. 391 leads ML (Missoula to Laurel manifest) up the grade of Winston Hill east of Helena at Louisville, Montana. Smoke from western wildfires enhances the golden... (more)
MRL 4315, "manned helpers" assist the KCKSPO on the head end as they climb Mullan Pass.
Hard to believe an SD45 on point in 2015, and on a Main Line! MRL 382 and company leads the "ML" freight across the Skyline trestle and down Mullan Pass in Western Montana.
The wee hours of the morning at MRL's Missoula roundhouse.
Montana Rail Link EMD F45 No. 391 leads the eastbound MRL ML (Missoula to Laurel manifest) freight down the steep grades of Mullan Pass just west of Austin, Montana, on September 2, 2003.
Four blue Montana Rail Link SDs are being used as a manned mid-train helper in a BNSF grain train climbing Mullan Pass just east Weed, Montana, on September 2, 2003. MRL SD45s No. 351, 329 and 377... (more)