Montana Rail Link’s Helena local travels along the Missouri River through Lombard, Montana, on June 22, 2015.
This 141 lb. steel rail that once guided many heavy MRL trains, over the
Greenhorn Trestle in Mullan Pass, is now nothing more then scrap. The rail head has been severely damaged in a short time... (more)
Several Montana Rail Link locomotives line the backshop of MRL’s Livingston Shops on May 7, 2012.
A loaded coal train winds along the shores of the very scenic Clark Fork River amid the fall colors of a mid October day. At the time this photo was taken the property the photographer was standin... (more)
Having Departed from Missoula and headed for Laurel was this passenger special. Before the train arrived the skies were sunny but when the train finally arrived much had changed. The sunny skies w... (more)
Montana Rail Link SW1500 No. 52 has some work done inside the backshop of MRL’s Livingston Shops on May 7, 2012.
Montana Rail Link 402 and 213 head East on the Spokane to Missoula train and meet the Westbound #195 train that is led by LMX B39-8 8584.
Montana Rail Link’s gas local heads east along the clear Flathead River on September 21, 2012. Powering the train of tank cars is MRL SD45 (SD45M-2) No. 346 and SD40-2XR No. 263.
Montana Rail Link SD45 No. 362 is on the west end of a string of stored MRL locomotives, that includes 8 GP9s, a SW1200 and another SD45, in Livingston, Montana, on July 6, 2001.
The Paradise local scurries west from St. Regis, MT after switching the lumber mill along the Clark Fork. A pair of rebuilt GP9s are more than enough power for today's short train. Local traffic h... (more)
Montana Rail Link’s MMISLAU curves through Bearmouth Canyon at Bearmouth, Montana, on September 20, 2008.
Montana Rail Link MLAUMIS follows the Missouri River in Lombard Canyon west of Lombard, Montana, on June 22, 2015. MRL EMD SD70ACes Nos. 4403 and 4402 are power for the westbound train.
Entering the siding to meet an eastbound at Thompson Falls, Montana, is BNSF HKCKSPO on October 1, 2014. Three leased Montana Rail Link SD45s (382, 319 and 328, now labeled SD45-2s) power the west... (more)
After shoving a grain train over Bozeman Pass, Livingston Helper #2 prepares to return home, light power.
Livingston Helper #2 shoves hard on the tailend of Kalama bound grain loads, but are already down to a crawl, minutes after leaving Livingston.