The Hamilton local heads north near Larry Creek at Luby Lane south of Florence after making a run from Missoula south to Victor, MT. This weekend run is handled by Geeps 113 and 127 which will ret... (more)
No time for breakfast as I played hopscotch with the 4302 East along the Hi Line on a delightful Saturday morning.
MRL called this an "unmanned" helper leading H-KCKSPO out of the west portal on Bozeman Pass. The road crew picked up this set at Livingston and cut it off here at West End for the "... (more)
A future Boeing 737 flies high over skyline trestle heading up to Mullan Pass.
An eastbound weaves through Lombard canyon.
Coal loads pause at a farm crossing just west of Jones Junction to wait for another train to clear. In several hundred feet, the train will be off the MRL and on the BNSF Forsyth Sub.
BNSF 4733 leads an eastbound freight across the Clark Fork just west of Trout Creek, MT on a pleasant May evening in 2013 operated by Montana Rail Link.
The MRL local handling the Hamilton branch leaves Missoula yard on MRL and begins a slow trip down to Victor, MT on a rainy May day in 2013.
A single DC GEVO leads a train of wrecked boeing cars eastbound through Huntley, MT, taking the connection for the Big Horn Sub to head south and east. These cars are more than likely from the wre... (more)
MRL 4401 and 4400 lead the LM in to Livingston with a lone SD45 MRL 326 trailing and 4 brand new SD70ACe's MRL4404, 4407, 4406 and 4405 dead in tow. The 326 and the 4 new ACe's would be dropped ... (more)
On a warm fall afternoon a leased trio of MRL 45's leads a BNSF train bound for Washington through the beautiful Montana countryside.
The Sunday night gas is heading for the 10th Sub with the Paradise local power & train behind the usual road power for the gas local.
The long ascent of Marias Pass is almost completed as BNSF 4302 East labors the final mile to the summit amidst lingering patches of snow from a late summer cold front.
A pair of Dash-9s lead a manifest west through the interlocking at Pompey's Pillar on the Big Horn Sub. This area is well known for the large rock that Lewis & Clark carved their initials on durin... (more)
Two very new SD70ACes lead a manifest freight through Bozeman Pass.