Montana Railink's Paradise local switches cars in the yard at Paradise, Montana... Todays train rates a GP-35 and a SD40R... The Gas local was about to enter the West yard limits, and an M.O.W tr... (more)
MRL 323 meets its end at Livngston on a beautiful day in May after serving MRL and its original owner, Southern Pacific since November 1969.
A pair of new SD70ACe's lead a mixed freight through Toston.
Flares Down the Fourth: With sets of SD45-2s running on a railroad that hasn't changed much since the 1970s (Note the Northern Pacific cantilever signal and telegraph wires) it's easy to se... (more)
Flares Down the Fourth: A trio of Montana Rail Link SD45-2s leads a BNSF Railway manifest freight down the Fourth Subdivision near Paradise, Montana on Sept. 6, 2015. The SD45-2s have been ... (more)
Catching the Logan Loacl (aka MRL 844) wasn't easy these days, but finally I was successfull. Here we have GP-35 #406 with a short one heading to Three Fork. It has ended there and the rest of the... (more)
Head end helpers assist in lifting a Spokane bound manifest up the grade of Bozeman Pass on a beautiful summer afternoon.
A MRL helper shoves on a DPU of a loaded BNSF coal train across Bozeman Pass, seen here from the chain-up area of I-90. While it was springtime already at my Texas home, work's reason to bring me... (more)
The local crew has cut off and tied down their caboose while they shove cars across busy Highway 89 and into the R-Y Timber facility on the south side of Livingston. This short segment in Livingst... (more)
At the time the old NP depot was the headquarters for the Montana Rail Link in Missoula,MT..
Livingston local backing into Livingston yard after working local lumber company.
MRL local 841 glides over the summit of Bozeman Pass. The original NP tunnel can be seen on the right.
An unusual consist with MRL SD70ACe 4403/4402 and GP35 406/403 on the westside of Bozeman pass. The long mixed is next entering the city limits of Bozeman.
A former BN SD40 hustles MRL's large wrecker from Laurel up the east slope of Bozeman Pass, likely headed to a derailment as this was the only thing moving.
Best known for their SD45s, MRL operated a number of SD45-2s including this former Clinchfield unit leading a helper set on the point of a BN train at West Livingston.