All three of Montana Rail Link's F45s (390, 391 and 392; 393 was an IMRL unit at this point) are climbing Winston Hill approaching the top at Winston, Montana, with train LM on October 15, 2000. T... (more)
Blue cowls under a big sky: All three of Montana Rail Link's EMD F45s (390, 391 and 392; 393 was an IMRL unit at this point) are at Louisville, Montana, with train LM (Laurel to Missoula manifest ... (more)
Curving past Toston Dam: All three Montana Rail Link F45s power train LM (Laurel to Missoula manifest freight) by Toston Dam on the Missouri River as the train curves through Lombard Canyon in Mon... (more)
Montana Rail Link F45 no. 390 leads the westbound LM (Laurel-Missoula freight) at Rock Creek (east of Clinton), Montana. I'm glad I was able to photograph this train as it was the last time I shot... (more)
Montana Rail Link train LM (Laurel to Missoula freight) as the train exits Lombard Canyon just east of Toston, Montana, on October 17, 2000. All three of MRL's cowled F45s (390, 391 and 392; 393 w... (more)
MRL 390 . . . 391 . . . 392: All three of Montana Rail Link's F45s (393 was an IMRL unit at this point) are west of Louisville, Montana, with train LM (Laurel to Missoula manifest) on October 15, ... (more)
Three out of four Montana Rail Link F45s lead the westbound LM (Laurel-Missoula) freight past Toston Dam a few miles from Lombard, Montana.
MRL's Laurel to Missoula manifest train, led by MRL 390,392 and a SD45, enter the curve after crossing the Yellowstone River at a location known as Twin Bridges 6/30/05.
I am thankful I didn't miss the era of MRL for which these were everyday power. On the date of this photo, they were still in limbo, avoiding the scrapper which claimed the other two.
58. The clouds and grass sweep in unison as a BNSF crew change takes place behind a couple of parked MRL F45s. Some type of shop looks to have some work in this economy.
59. Wish I could have seen these guys in action on my trip.
MRL F45 390 leads the M-L eastward away from the Crazy Mountains near Big Timber, MT.
The face of a classic locomtoive, I am sad to see it stored in the yard at Livingston. With the MRL having SD40-2s and SD-45s stored as well I doubt this beauty will ever run again.
These 2 beautys face an uncertain future.Both are stored in the yard at Livingston, with the MRL having SD40-2s and SD-45s stored as well I doubt these classics will ever run again.
It's so sad to see a classy profile like this disappearing from the country.