After delivering two covered hoppers and retrieving one from the grain elevator at Harrison, Montana, the branch line’s only customer, Montana Rail Links’s 844 local heads back to Sappington desce... (more)
A double set of Helpers just finished shoving a Manifest up the West side of Bozeman hill and will now switch to aid in braking as they transverse to top of Bozeman pass heading towards Livingston... (more)
Ballast for the Glasgow Subdivision expansion project trots East behind three leased Montana Rail Link SD45-2's, crossing the frozen Des Lacs Reservoir. MRL power in North Dakota is pretty uncommo... (more)
Hustling East over the 4th Subdivision, five SD45's have a 7700 foot Spokane, WA to Laurel, MT manifest on the drawbars catching early first morning light.
Montana Rail Link’s Paradise local arrives in St. Regis, Montana, to run around its train and head back to Paradise on September 13, 2011. A pair of venerable EMD GP9s power the train; Nos. 113 an... (more)
3 MRL SD45's lead this westbound BNSF H-KCKSPO across the Montana Rail Link. BNSF has leased these units due to there massive power shortage.
A 4 unit set of helpers returns to Helena as it drops down off Mullan Pass at Austin.
Montana Rail Link’s Helena local meets an eastbound BNSF freight while cresting Winston Hill at Winston, Montana, on the afternoon of May 23, 2011.
Highlighted by the setting sun is the brakewheel of Montana Rail Link boxcar No. 100982 sitting at Toston, Montana, on September 30, 2013. When there isn’t a train in sight, sometimes it’s fun to ... (more)
MRL 4400 is on the point of westbound freight LM-Laural to Missoula, as it pauses at Helena.
Eastbound train ML departs Helena with 4400 on the point.
East of Townsend MRL 260 leads this eastbound local.
MRL 260 leads this eastbound local through Townsend.