Eastern Washington Gateway's "scooter" train has picked up at Almira, WA and is following a shallow coulee east through sagebrush and wheat fields to Govan and Wilbur. The train will sto... (more)
Eastern Washington Gateway's "scooter" train heads east through Hartline, WA after making a stop to pick up two grain loads. Next stop Almira for 15 more. The train cruises the former CW... (more)
MRL 290, former GN SDP40 321/BN 6395, is on lease to Eastern Washington Gateway. The crew has gone to work by driving out two hours to Coulee City, WA from Cheney, fired up the power and have move... (more)
Manned helpers are in dynamic braking as an eastbound freight finishes its descent into Livingston, MT down Bozeman Hill. The train will soon stop and the helpers will drop off before the train ro... (more)
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)
An Eastern Washington Gateway "Scooter" train climbs a crest in the undulating wheat fields at Hanson Station, WA a few miles west of Almira. The train originated at Coulee City, WA with... (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)
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.
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.
Two Montana Rail Link EMD GP9s wait for a work assignment at Missoula, Montana, on September 24, 2006. Both are former Northern Pacific locomotives built in 1957, and are right at home on the MRL’... (more)
MRL local 841 eases into the siding at Bozeman to meet four BNSF trackage right westbounds. A bit of a time machine can be found here between the GP35s and the searchlight signal installations.
MRL's Missoula-Laurel ML heads west over Bozeman Pass, having just crested the summit and now rolling down hill to Livingston.
Running along the Clark Fork west of Eddy, Montana, on September 19, 2012, is a short Montana Rail Link work train powered by EMD SD45 (SD45-2) No. 328.