A quartet of Montana Rail Link EMD SD70ACe locomotives, being used in helper service on Mullan Pass west of Helena, are dropping downgrade light engine on the double track between Weed and Austin ... (more)
With snow flurries falling, Montana Rail Link's "Day Gas Local" slices through the Rocky Mountains and across the Clark Fork River between Paradise and St. Regis. It's not hard to see wh... (more)
Montana Rail Link's Day Gas local cruises east towards Missoula as they fly high over the Clark Fork River in Tarkio. Snowy conditions prevented us from traveling closer to the bridge.
Following the Missouri River is an eastbound BNSF grain empty at Lombard, Montana, on the morning of June 25, 2020.
The Laurel-Missoula manifest climbs Mullan Pass behind a shiny pair of SD70ACes. The train moves mostly regional traffic between the two yards and the various locals that work the mainline and br... (more)
BNSF9193 pulls skyward on the 1.8% incline of Bozeman Pass. The heavy westbound coal load is headed for the coal super-port at Roberts Bank. While coal exports from some PRB mines have dipped sign... (more)
The 2nd most photographed barn in Montana. This shot of the MRL's Missoula to Laurel (ML) with 4403 and 4313 turned our to be our last shot of the trip before heading back to the airport.
The sun rises on a beautiful morning on the Clark Fork River as Montana Rail Link No. 4315 leading a westbound manifest nears the town of Plains Montana.
As the morning sun peeks over the rim of Lombard Canyon, eastbound Montana Rail Link No. 4300 rolls a manifest along the Missouri River and the Lewis and Clark Trail.
The Day Gas heading east from Thompson Falls to Missoula, MT on a crisp morning. This location is between Eddy and Plains on the 4th subdivision.
Filthy! A Montana Rail Link helper set led by brand-new EMD SD70ACe No. 4305 coasts through Austin, Montana, heading eastbound back to Helena after helping a train up Mullan Pass. The s... (more)
On Montana Rail Link’s Second Subdivision, an eastbound BNSF grain empty meets a westbound BNSF vehicle train at Lombard, Montana, late in the afternoon of July 1, 2016. The Missouri River is on t... (more)
Early morning fog is still burning off on October 3, 2016, as an eastbound BNSF grain train curves toward Trout Creek, Montana.
BNSF GE ES44C4 No. 6965 leads an eastbound coal empty through Lombard, Montana, on June 19, 2014.