The morning gas local drops downgrade towards Missoula on a warm July day.
Montana Rail Link SD45-2 311 leads the Day Gas Local through Arlee, Montana on November 25, 2009. The SD45-2 was repainted in early 2009 and features MRLs new image.
To accommodate some work on the railroad, the Day Gas and Night Gas schedules were altered for a few weeks which placed the Night Gas in locations along its route hours earlier than typical. Here... (more)
With the last light of a winters day getting weaker by the moment, MRL 4309 leads a very short Gas Local west out of Missoula on Saturday, February 21, 2009. The second unit, MRL 332, is of intere... (more)
MRL's Gas Local has just departed the Thompson Falls terminal with empties for Missoula as it crosses the confluence of the Thompson and Clark Fork Rivers.
With the crisp light of early Fall guiding the way, Montana Rail Link SD70ACe 4308 leads an SD45-2 westbound with the night gas on the evening of September 11, 2008. The train, seen here at the si... (more)
A study in shades of blue and green along the Clark Fork River...two SD35s bracket a pair of SD45s as they hustle the westbound Gas Local to Thompson Falls. Scanned from a Fuji Provia slide.
Patience Rewarded: The weather in western Montana on Thursday, March 27 was less then perfect to say the least. Waking up before dawn to shoot Montana Rail Link’s Polson local, found fresh snow in... (more)
Empty gas cans from Thompson Falls entering Missoula Yard.
The empty gas cans from Thompson Falls are about to wind their way downhill on the 10th Sub into Missoula with a SD35/SD35/SD45 trio for power.
The loaded gas cans are speeding back towards Thompson Falls.