MRL 4404 and 4405 provide manned helper service to an eastbound manifest freight cresting Bozeman Hill and starting its descent into Livingston, MT. The original portal is above the 4405. The help... (more)
Spring finally starts arriving on the east slope of the Rockies near Glacier National Park as Amtrak's Empire Builder rolls across Two Medicine bridge on time after leaving East Glacier station. ... (more)
4449 Excursion West Bound approaches Garrison.
On an afternoon full of clouds, scenic Lombard Canyon is peppered with contrasty lights and darks as they roll over the landscape. An eastbound BNSF coal train—sometimes lit by the sun, other time... (more)
Bright afternoon sun peaks out on an eastbound BNSF coal train traversing Lombard Canyon at Lombard, Montana. Warbonnet-painted BNSF GE C44-9W No. 730 is lone DPU on the rear of the Powder River-b... (more)
On a rain-filled afternoon of September 28, 2014, Montana Rail Link SD45 (SD45M) No. 351 hustles a westbound BNSF freight along the Yellowstone River at Elton, Montana. The locomotive exudes muscl... (more)
Snaking along cliffs edging a meandering Missouri River in Lombard Canyon is an eastbound BNSF grain train between Toston and Lombard, Montana, on the afternoon of June 15, 2014.
Shadows play across the surrounding hills, as a BNSF vehicle train makes it way west along the Flathead River. Four Boeing 737 fuselages are on the head end of the train.
Three former Burlington Northern SD60Ms speed a HKCKPAS past the mile 208.6 blade west of Donlan, Montana, on September 1, 2003.
An eastbound BNSF freight crests Winston Hill, Montana, under angry autumn skies toward sunset on September 28, 2013.
On a crystal clear spring day along Glacier National Park, BNSF No. 7191 leads a Tacoma-bound stack train through John F. Stevens Canyon near West Glacier, Montana on April 17, 2016. This c... (more)
BNSF 5705 leads a westbound grain train along the Clark Fork west of Noxon, MT on Montana Rail Link with a new Tier 4 GE trailing.
BNSF 8411 slows an eastbound empty grain train for a meet at Fisher River on the west slope headed toward the Flathead tunnel on a balmy and nearly snowless early February day. The lead unit appea... (more)
Still climbing for the summit of the pass, three GP35s pull today's 841 local for Bozeman and Logan.
Westbound MRL local 841 descends Bozeman Pass for the yard in it's namesake city with a trio of hard to find GP35s.