Montana Rail Link's 844 local meanders through a short, but rugged canyon on its way up the branch to Harrison, Montana. A former Rio Grande GP35 leads five grain hoppers, and a caboose.
Montana Rail Link’s Day Gas Local approaches its destination of Thompson Falls just west of Eddy, Montana, on September 21, 2012. MRL’s scenic Fourth Subdivision follows the Clark Fork for most of... (more)
This Warbonnet led ballast empty waits at East Glacier for 2 trains to pass before heading to Whitefish.
Montana Rail Link F45 No. 391, on the point of MRL’s LM freight, glints off the still waters of the Missouri River in Lombard Canyon, Montana, on the afternoon of September 11, 1995. The train has... (more)
This eastbound Z-train has just crossed the continental divide which can be seen in the distance.
A BNSF Kansas City-Pasco manifest freight, with a cut of Boeing 737 fuselages, rolls through Lombard, Montana. The train is passing the bridge over the Missouri River of the abandoned Milwaukee Ro... (more)
The eastbound Empire Builder passes some beautiful scenery on the southern edge of Glacier National Park.
The DPU of this grain empty is nicely reflected in a small along Hwy 2 on the Hi-Line Sub.
This eastbound grain empty is nicely reflected in a small along Hwy 2 on the Hi-Line Sub.
Burlington Northern Santa Fe train No. 14 heads east through the snow at Grizzley, Montana, on February 28, 1997. The railroad still looks like the Burlington Northern at this date, right down to ... (more)
Passing by a long-abandoned homestead along the Flathead River, Montana Rail Link’s Day Gas Local heads back to Missoula on September 21, 2012.
Passing by the window of a long-abandoned homestead along the Flathead River, Montana Rail Link’s Day Gas Local heads back to Missoula on September 20, 2012.
Dusk at Denton: On a quiet September night, Central Montana GP9 1814 waits in the small yard at Denton, Mont. for the following day's assignment. Less than 12 hours later, the locomotive wo... (more)
This westbound grain load is working thru the sweeping curves west of Browning.