The yard in Logan is an important place for three locals and the ML-LM jobs that use it to serve the customer base around Trident, Three Forks and beyond.
With MRL helpers cut in (just past signal mast) and DPU on the rear, another heavy grain train takes on Mullan Pass.
Fourth of four eastbounds fleeted over the 10th instead of the 4th.
Grain loads are strung out on either side of the tunnel in Bozeman.
Horsepower! This spot also has the wye to the famed 11th Subdivision, but it merely hosts stored oil cans now.
DPU pushes into town.
The photo ops along the MRL are plentiful, but Mother Nature wants this one back....
No shortage of grain shuttles in both directions, they were the most plentiful of all trains over MRL this visit.
Working their way up to Muir in a fairly steady rainstorm.
To quote Jim Carrey, "Your entrance was good, his was better." This was my original focus for a planned morning into Livingston until they met a westbound out of there with three MRL SD40-2 as sol... (more)