MRL 4406 returns the morning gas train toward Missoula, MT via Montana Rail Link's 10th Sub. The train has just crossed the Flathead River and will continue east along it before heading toward Eva... (more)
MRL 4408 slows the morning gas train for its stop at the gas facility at the east end of Thompson Falls, MT as morning fog burns off the Clark Fork.
Early morning light peaks over the ridges and into the Clark Fork Valley as the westbound Montana Rail Link morning gas train rolls towards its destination of east Thompson Falls. The train will s... (more)
After working East Thompson Falls, the eastbound gas train makes good time heading back to Missoula along the Clark Fork. Today will head east from Paradise, MT on the 10th Sub. to Missoula along... (more)
A sunny, but chilly morning greets the westbound gas train from Missoula to East Thompson Falls, MT as a pair of SD70ACes near their destination with their train. They will switch the plant and he... (more)
Adam Farence Photo
MRL 255 prepares to end the hunting its been committing to on the run up Mullan Pass as it and three other EMDs exit the west tunnel portal at Blossburg. PLEASE NOTE: This image is a prime example... (more)
An empty MRL ballast train switches just outside downtown Willow Creek.
With a hint of evening sunlight breaking through the clouds, MRL's Night Gas train approaches the signal bridges in DeSmet as it starts its journey to Thompson Falls from Missoula. The gas train n... (more)
A pair of MRL EMDs sit at the ballast quarry in Pipestone waiting for a cut of ballast hoppers to be loaded.
Two shiny MRL SD70ACes, on the point of an eastbound Missoula-Laurel manifest freight, wait for a new crew in the siding at Elliston on a sunny October afternoon.
Montana Rail Link's eastbound gas local curves along the Flathead River through McDonald near Dixon, Montana, on October 15, 2017
Pipeline in the morningFog rolling off the Clark Fork dissipates into the warmth of a rising sun and swirls around Montana Rail Link’s westbound day gas local arriving at Pipeline at Th... (more)
Day Gas rolls along the picturesque Flathead River. Truly a gorgeous area!
While Park City, MT might not be the first place that comes to mind for fall colors, there was some decent color still hanging on as a set of Transfer Power drags an LM out to stage for power. Wit... (more)