RailPictures.Net Photo: MRL 301 Montana Rail Link EMD SD45-2 at Clinton, Montana by Mike Danneman
 
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» October 15, 2000
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Remarks & Notes 
A colorful locomotive consist leads Burlington Northern Santa Fe HKCKPAS westbound through Rock Creek between Bonita and Clinton, Montana, over MRL’s Third Subdivision on October 15, 2000. MRL No. 301, a former Clinchfield/CSX SD45-2 leads the train. Trailing are BN SD60M No. 9214, BNSF GP39M No. 2876, former Santa Fe SD45-2 No. 6471 and GE B40-8 No. 8616. The empty grade between the train and the Clark Fork is Milwaukee Road’s Pacific Extension right-of-way. Rock Creek is popular in some circles for its annual ‘Testicle Festival’ now known as ‘Testy Fest’ each summer at the Rock Creek Lodge that features a wild celebration surrounding consumption of ‘Rocky Mountain Oysters.’ Their advertising states, “You’ll have a ball! If you miss it, you’re nuts!”
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