Racing East along the incredibly beautiful Clark Fork River, two Montana Rail Link SD70ACe's haul the Eastbound empty Day Gas Local back towards Missoula on an absolutely marvelous Summer morning.... (more)
Due to two derailments on BNSF's Glasgow Subdivision in Eastern Montana, a handful of intermodal trains were detoured via the MRL to get to the West Coast. BNSF's Logistics Park, IL to Tacoma, WA ... (more)
A MRL Heavy ACE climbs Mullan Pass thru the famous cut at Skyline, MT The Laurel-Missoula manifest is assisted by a manned helper out of Helena, Montana.
MRL Helpers drift down Mullan Pass after shoving a coal train up the hill on what would be a quiet 4th of July along the MRL.
East of Toston, Montana, westbound Montana Rail Link MLAUMIS snakes through Lombard Canyon on June 25, 2015.
Montana Rail Link’s 844 local arrives at Willow Creek, Montana, to set out some ballast cars on June 22, 2015. The unique structure in the foreground is Willow Creek’s jail, built by E.T. Barnum I... (more)
A beautiful morning greets Montana Rail Link’s Helena local as it curves through Lombard, Montana, on June 26, 2015. Two EMD SD70ACes power the train past the abandoned Milwaukee Road Pacific Exte... (more)
Montana Rail Link’s Laurel to Missoula manifest freight (MLAUMIS) snakes along the Missouri River through Lombard Canyon at Lombard, Montana, on the afternoon of June 22, 2015. MRL EMD SD70ACes No... (more)
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.