A great chase with great friends, I couldn't tell you where this is but one of the few times I got to shoot the BN SD60M's, some of my favorite units.
Although the freezing temps arent here yet, the snow and cold have started. Here the Rapids Local curves into Carlton on an absolutely bonechilling day.
Day Gas rolls along the picturesque Flathead River. Truly a gorgeous area!
Hot Boeings bound for Washington scoot along the Yellowstone River on a beautiful June evening.
While Park City, MT might not be the first place that comes to mind for fall colors, there was some decent color still hanging on as a set of Transfer Power drags an LM out to stage for power. Wit... (more)
With 111 cars on the drawbar, two SD40-2XR's powering a road freight in 2017 are fairly uncommon on the MRL. With the arrival of the 4400 series ACe's, SD40's are now primarily used in yard switch... (more)
Classic Montana scene. Day Gas rolls through a local farmers field as the sprinklers keep the crops refreshed and some cows look very uninterested.
Luckily these classic signal bridges still populate the west end of the railroad... for now. Night Gas heads into Plains to meet two.
When most people think of the Gas Local and hills, they think Evaro Hill, the long, winding, steep grade just to the west of Desmet. Not often photographed however, is the real beginning of Evaro ... (more)
Night Gas sprints towards Pipeline as the sun sets on another gorgeous Montana day in the mountains. Note the racks and black tank on the head end, the Gas trains now do local work in addition to ... (more)
Evaro Hill is truly a sight to behold. The trains wind through numerous S curves and the 2.2% grade means the sound echoes through the hills. Would be interesting to have a house here for sure!
Night Gas ambles along the 10th Sub along the cliffs along the gorgeous Flathead River.
MRL's Night Gas train is weaving its way around the Flathead River on its way to Piepline. Sometimes you just have to appreciate how big this world really is...
MRL's Night Gas train is leaving the 10th Sub, generally the preferred route for this train as its 42 miles shorter than the 4th Sub, which is seen in the foreground, and which they will enter to ... (more)
One of the more classic Gas Local shots, the Night Gas entering the 10th Sub at Desmet past two classic signal bridges with a sparkling 4406 leading.