The Montana Rail Link day gas local heading west along the Clark Fork at Plains.
Passing milepost 171 and the cement plant at Trident, Montana, is Montana Rail Link’s Helena local on October 1, 2013. A matching pair of EMD SD40s (MRL labels the rebuilt locomotives as SD40-2XRs... (more)
The MRL gas train is returning to Missoula via the tenth sub along the Flathead River.
The Paradise local makes the turn coming out of Paradise with two empty bulkhead flats for Tricon Timber in St. Regis.
The east bound MRL gas train is setting a good pace here at Weeksville.
The MRL day gas train creeps into Paradise with 11 cars to drop off in the Paradise yard before heading off to Thompson Falls. This train used the fourth sub on this day due to a Loram rail grind... (more)
The Montana Rail Link day gas train cruising along the Flathead River on the MRL 10th sub.
The sun has set to the west as blue hour commences, and the famous NP signal bridges stand tall over MRL's 4th Subdivision at Desmet. Photo taken with permission.
Strolling West at track speed, MRL 4408 has no issue keeping the Silver Cloud passenger train at track speed, paralleling the incredibly scenic Clark Fork River on a sensational June afternoon.
The impressive Rattlesnake Mountains rise high above MRL's Night Gas Local, as it blasts through the small reservation town of Arlee, MT on the 10th Sub.
MRL's 840 Local, with two SD70ACe's, passes what was once the small canyon town of Lombard, so named for Milwaukee Road predecessor Montana Railroad's Chief Engineer Arthur B. Lombard.Loca... (more)
Gliding down the east slope of Winston Hill, three SD40-types have been taken out of storage for one day to lead the Helena to Logan local.
The impressive Absaroka Mountains stand tall over MRL's Laurel to Missoula manifest, which is clawing its way up the 1.8% grade of Bozeman Pass with a trio of SD70ACe's leading the charge.
MRL's Night gas has just left the yard in Missoula and will shortly take the 10th sub toward Evaro passing a NP era signal mast.
MRL's Night gas local heads to Thompson Falls near Plains skirting the Clark Fork River.