The MRL line to Harrison was infrequently used but worth the trip if you had a train running that direction. Looking very lonely out in the middle of nowhere MRL is returning with one car after sp... (more)
Montana Rail Link EMD F45 No. 391 leads ML (Missoula to Laurel manifest freight) over the Clark Fork bridge at Bonner, Montana, on September 2, 2003.
MRL 4403, MRL 4402 on the L-M nearly through passing (off in the far distance) the site of a 40+ loaded coal car derailment just west of Columbus, MT along the Yellowstone River
MRL 4311, MRL 4404 on the "M-L" snaking around the west bends of Lombard Canyon. Just a few miles down stream from the Missouri River headwaters.
Montana Rail Link’s Laurel to Missoula manifest freight passes by the abandoned right-of-way and bridge over the Missouri River of Milwaukee Road’s Pacific Extension main line at the townsite of L... (more)
Two GP35s shuffle cars around in the small yard at Logan, Montana. In the background you can see smoke from several fires burning in western Montana.
An eastbound set of light Montana Rail Link helpers slide downhill back to Helena Montana.
Montana Rail Link’s day gas local has just arrived at Pipeline on the east side of Thompson Falls, Montana, with a short 7-car train on February 9, 2014. The power is running around the train and ... (more)
This Montana Rail Link crane was working to the west of Skyline and is seen here returning to Helena.
Montana Rail Link’s Helena switch descends Winston Hill passing milepost 216 east of Winston, Montana, heading for some work at Townsend on the morning of July 5, 2018.
Three sets of Montana Rail Link helpers slowly make their way back downhill at Skyline. The cattle in the picture were standing on the tracks at the end of the siding. 2500 tons of locomotive ha... (more)
MRL 4406 leads the morning gas train east along the Flathead River between Perma and Dixon, MT on its way back from East Thompson Falls to Missoula.
After exchanging cars at the talc plant, the local makes its way down the jointed rail of the MRL 5th sub.
With a puff of smoke, the local train departs Logan headed for the Talc plant at Three Forks.
Extra power tied down just outside the Livingston yard.