MRL happened to run a passenger special for the Montana Special Olympics during Our visit.They ran from Missoula west to Dixon and wyed there and went back to Missoula.
MRL 113 & 127 are seen crossing the Bridge on departing Paradise.
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Exiting the Mullan Tunnel at Blossburg, MRL 319 West and company breathe fresh air for the first time in the last 3,426 feet. The famous Blossburg Black Fog isn't of what it used to be before the ... (more)
A quartet of SD70ACe's based out of the State Capitol return light over the impressive Skyline Trestle on a gorgeous Fall morning after assisting a Westbound grain train over Mullan Pass.
A pair of MRLs classic geeps wheel the Paradise local east to work at St. Regis.
We lucked into this MRL Special, being run for the Montana Special Olympics.They ran out to Dixon on the 10th Sub ,wyed and returned to Missoula.
The classic #290 leads the Jimbo train east.
The classic #290 leads the Jimbo train east after meeting a coal load at East Missoula.
Livingston helper #2 is pushing a westbound BNSF manifest up and over Bozeman Pass.They are almost at the top, here at Muir.
The day gas is rolling down from Evaro as it heads back to Missoula.
Livingston helper #2 is pushing a westbound BNSF manifest up and over Bozeman Pass.