At the end of hot July day, coal loads roll across the trestle above Fish Creek, following the Clark Fork to Sandpoint and beyond.
A loaded oil train rolls over the trestle across Fish Creek as it makes its way through Alberton Canyon towards Paradise.
Running extra #287 passes Joe E79 at the Alberton yard office with a hot train.
Unfortunately the least interesting unit was leading this Spokane to Laurel manifest. BNSF C44-9W #4917 with three leased MRL SD45-2 (#351, #346 and #382) hauling this manifest along the Clark For... (more)
Three MRL SD45s are in charge of this Laurel to Spokane freight on a gorgeous July afternoon. Who would have thought that in 2014 one could still find trios of SD45s hauling freight for a class on... (more)
Leasers: Nine of Montana Rail Link's SD45-2s are earning their keep this spring by being leased to BNSF Railway. Most of the engines, like MRL No. 329 and its sister seen here at Alberton, ... (more)
A westbound BNSF freight rolls through Lothrop, Montana on Montana Rail Link's 4th Subdivision on the afternoon of August 6, 2011. At the throttle is MRL engineer David Franz, a veteran of MRL, th... (more)
Train 262 is eastbound with Joe E20 on the point. They are approaching Alberton, MT for a crew change.
Eastbund with 2 Joes and a dead boxcab enters the yard while a westbound Joe Diesel combo sits on main waiting to leave
MRL Night Gas at East Lothrop. The list of things that make a train look small is short, but that tree and those mountains sure are on it.
A WB BNSF coal train with 4 SD60Ms, elephant-style, head to Spokane via the MRL 4th sub.
Little Joe E70 leads an eastbound freight between Avery, Idaho, and Alberton, Montana.