An eastbound BNSF manifest freight arcs along the Missouri River beneath the towering walls of Lombard Canyon between Toston and Lombard, Montana, on the afternoon of June 25, 2016.
Led by BNSF C44-9W No. 5107, a westbound “Boeing Special” cruises through Lombard Canyon east of Toston, Montana, on the morning of June 26, 2016.
Brand new Dash 9s pressed into service without the final touches lead a westbound intermodal train in the invigorating Montana wilderness between Rock Creek and Wolf Prairie. The rear-end has just... (more)
Westbound west of the depot at Belton, MT is this curve with Glacier National Park making for a spectacular backdrop.
As an eastbound manifest arrives at Butte, boxcab No. E45 waits in silence to help it over Pipestone Pass.
Our Latest Amtrak Trip! Amtrak's Westbound 'Empire Builder', with AMTK 151 & 817 on the point, stands at Havre, MT, fuelled & ready for its haul over the Great Divide. This photo is from th... (more)
A westbound Burlington Northern Santa Fe intermodal train flies past the semaphores at Woodlin east of Thompson Falls, Montana, on July 4, 2001. Powering the train is former BN SD40-2 No. 7185 and... (more)
A short Rarus Railway freight works uphill and crosses Continental Drive heads for the giant copper mine at Butte, Montana, on September 25, 2003. This short line has had a long, varied history th... (more)
Back in 1994, 7 SD40-2s on a WB grain train was standard for BN operating over Marias Pass. Here at the summit of Marias Pass, just East of the crossovers at Marias are 5 BN SD40-2s up front with... (more)
At sunrise on September 23, 2008, Montana Rail Link’s Polson local heads north at milepost 16, south of Ronan, Montana. The magnificent Mission Mountains provide a rugged backdrop, with morning cl... (more)
BN plow units rest with the rotary snowplow in Havre in May of 1990.
A westbound BNSF coal train arcs along the Missouri River in Lombard Canyon east of Toston, Montana, on the afternoon of June 27, 2016.
BNSF 4096 leads an eastbound grain empty over bridge 55 at Trout Creek, MT on Montana Rail Link. Mild winter conditions prevailed leaving only light snow coverage and some open water in the region... (more)
MRL 382 leading the "ML" is seen paralleling the Missouri River in the stunning Lombard Canyon.
An eastbound BNSF manifest freight makes the curvy trip through Lombard Canyon between Toston and Lombard, Montana, on the afternoon of June 25, 2016.