RailPictures.Net Photo: MRL 652 Montana Rail Link EMD SD19-1 at Tobin, Montana by Trevor Franklin
  Login · Sign Up 

Community Response Locomotive Details Location/Date of Photo
Views: 1,414     Favorited: 9
Since added on May 20, 2022

+ Add to Favorites

+ Nominate for People's Choice

+ Subscribe

+ Add to Photo Album

+ Post a Photo Comment
» Montana Rail Link (more..)
» EMD SD19-1 (more..)
» MRL's 3rd Subdivision 
» Tobin, Montana, USA (more..)
» August 13, 2004
Locomotive No./Train ID Photographer
» MRL 652 (more..)
» Unknown
» Trevor Franklin (more..)
» Contact Photographer
Remarks & Notes 
The Montana Rockies Daylight climbs out of Helena headed for Mullan Pass on a hot and dry August afternoon. This train was a two day trip operated by Montana Rockies Rail Tours and the MRL for a time, leaving Livingston around 9:00, overnighting in Missoula, and carrying on to Sandpoint before returning east the next day. Being somewhat akin to today's Rocky Mountaineer, it would unfortunately be discontinued not long after this photo was taken in 2004. Today it's led by its standard power, veterans 652 (SD19-1 built for the SP in 1956) and 651 (SD-9 built for the EJE in 1957) which would soon be out of service as well, neither making it past 2008. The rest of the train was comprised of a power car, crew car, dorm car, four coaches, three dome cars, a lounge car and a diner.
Photo Comments (0) 

 User Photo Albums Containing this Photo (1)+ Add to Album
Riding the Regionals - West of the Mississippi

Album created by member Ellis Simon
Album Views: 1,507
Add to Photo Album or Get Your Own Photo Album

EXIF Data for this photo: [What's this?]

This image contains EXIF headers - Click Here to show the data.

Photo Copyright © 2022 Trevor Franklin. All Rights Reserved. Photo Usage Policy
This website Copyright © 2002-2022. All Rights Reserved.
Do Not Sell My Personal Information