Montana Rail Link's Helper #1, based out of Livingston, pushes a heavy Westbound coal train up the 1.80% grade of Bozeman Pass and up the Bridger Mountain Range.
Built on the last day of February in GE's Ft. Worth shop, three leased CitiRail ES44AC's make their first revenue run on a Laurel, MT to Pasco, WA manifest, navigating its way West over MRL's 4th ... (more)
An extra Day Gas local returns East with a short train of empty tanks, skirting the Clark Fork River.
MRL's Helper 1, a SD45 and two SD40-2XR's, has cut in mid-train of this Tokio, WA bound ribbon rail train with two old Santa Fe veterans leading the charge up Mullan.
MRL's 841 Local cruises down Bozeman Pass with two GP35's and a measly one car on a gorgeous afternoon.
A duo of new ACe's takes the siding at Berthold, passing GN era searchlight signals on a cold Winter afternoon.
Brand new ACe's scoot West past the crumbling water tower in the small hamlet of Des Lacs on a cold Winter afternoon.
Destined for interchange with the CSXT in Chicago, and ultimately Philadelphia, PA, oil loads roll East behind an East Coast trio of GE's utilizing BNSF's newest Run-Through agreement which allows... (more)
Two new SD70ACe's lead a Hayti, MO to Berthold, ND oil empty over the spectacular Gassman Coulee Trestle on a gorgeous but frigid Winter afternoon.
Two Indiana Railroad SD9043's lead a long #284 over the Black River and into downtown Lacrosse.
Two Indiana Railroad SD9043's lead a long #284 through Bangor and pass the local watering hole.
ETTS!Before the UPS container days, "trailer jet" pig trains could be seen across the Transcon. These days, all of the hot Z9's look like stack trains. BNSF's hottest train, the Z-WSPNBY9, ... (more)
A heavy doublestack destined for reblocking at Clovis, NM works East up the stiff grade towards the Continental Divide.
Ten-thousand feet of containers for China work hard up the .52% grade towards the Continental Divide with Haystack Butte and Mount Taylor standing tall above.
A CSXT GE sits on the point of an oil empty getting its first set of 14 cars loaded by the Enbridge personnel. NS's "Original NS" heritage unit is trailing.