At the end of another long Montana summer day, MRL 109 is tied down and quiet near the Roundhouse tracks on the east end of Missoula's yard facilities. MRL 109 is on home rails here, as it has be... (more)
An empty Boardman coal train races East at track speed and through Big Timber on a gorgeous Winter morning.
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.
Avalanche! Two days after a series of avalanches closed BNSF Railway's Hi Line Subdivision, traffic is finally getting back to normal in northwest Montana. One of the largest slides... (more)
MRL 327 leads two sister 45's on the head end of a manifest freight through Tobin, MT.
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.
One of two, 40' Boxcars sit in a pasture on the East side of town. I'm assuming they are former grain service boxes, but I am not certain.
With a storm blowing east in the background, a westbound BNSF manifest freight rumbles along the Missouri River in Lombard Canyon west of Lombard, Montana, on May 15, 2013.
An eastbound grain train rolls over Sheep Creek Trestle. This area just experienced a major snow slide that filled the bottom of valley and blocked the middle fork of the Flathead River at the bot... (more)
With EMD F45 “cowl” No. 391 leading the way, Montana Rail Link’s ML train passes through the Bonita Tunnel at Bonita, Montana, on September 2, 2003.
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.
West of Perma, Montana, on May 21, 2011, Montana Rail Link’s gas local skirts the Flathead River on the scenic Tenth Subdivision. Leading the eastbound train is EMD SD45 (rebuilt by MRL and labele... (more)
BNSF ES44C4 6844 is seen leading a westbound grain having just crossed Marias Pass - 15/09/2013