Livingston Helper #2 shoves hard on the tailend of Kalama bound grain loads, but are already down to a crawl, minutes after leaving Livingston.
Livingston Helper #2 begins to shove on the tailend of a loaded BNSF grain train and will assist them over Bozeman Pass.
Montana Rail Link's Laurel-Missoula manifest prepares to switch out a few cars in the yard at Helena.
MRL's Livingston helper #2 gives everything they've got to get a heavy, loaded grain train over Bozeman Pass.
Helper #2 comes out of the yard at Livingston's east end and will soon be shoving a loaded grain train over Bozeman Pass. An immaculate MRL SD40-2XR 257 leads the way.
An MRL helper set used to shove trains over Bozeman Pass coasts down on of the yard tracks at Livingston heading down to the east end to wait for its next assignment. The large shops can be seen i... (more)
Livingston Helper #2 floats back into the yard at Livingston and will await their next assignment.
MRL's Livingston Helper #1 heads back towards the yard at Livingston after shoving a train over Bozeman Pass.
Livingston Helper crew #2 heads into the west end of the yard at Livingston and will wait for their next train to shove over Bozeman Pass.
Various MRL power idles at the west end of the shops in Helena, MT. From left to right: Unassigned MRL SD40-2XR 256, Helper #3 with MRL SD70ACes 4305, 4301, 4307 and 4311 and GP9 109. The helper s... (more)
MRL's Laurel-Missoula "LM" manifest sits quietly in the yard at Helena waiting for a crew, just as the sun begins to rise. Unfortunately they would sit here for most of the day.
Helper #2 sits quietly at the eastend of Austin siding waiting on a slow westbound climbing up Mullan Pass.
Helper #2 drifts through the siding at Austin, heading down to the eastend to meet another westbound.
Powered by two EMD SD70ACes, Montana Rail Link’s 840 local passes by the abandoned Milwaukee Road Pacific Extension bridge over the Missouri River and is about to cross Sixteen Mile Creek at Lomba... (more)
The power for MRL's 840 local which runs from Helena to Logan Monday to Friday has the day off and is seen idling near the shops in Helena.