The rock train that was hauling dirt from the Blossburg tunnel project that shortened it a few years to the new siding west of Avon that was being built. The new siding will be called Bradley. T... (more)
A rainbow of locomotives power BNSF’s Pasco to Kansas City freight west of Avon, Montana, at 11:10 a.m. on September 12, 2010. Powering the 80-car train eastbound toward a climb over Mullan Pass i... (more)
BNSF ES44DC 7918 leads two CSX units on a westbound vehicle train past a cattle ranch west of Avon, MT. The train is out of Helena, headed to Missoula on Montana Rail Link.
Montana Rail Link’s ML (Missoula to Laurel manifest freight) approaches Avon at Bradley, Montana, on a warm and green July 6, 2001. Two SD45s splice MRL’s only SDP40 as power, while behind the CN ... (more)
MRL 265 leads a B-B-A set of BN C30-7s as the manifest charges up the comparatively easy eastbound ascent of Mullan Pass between Avon and Elliston.
The sun has just come up over the hill, casting a glow on this east bound train as it heads for Mullan Pass. I will admit that I climbed this hill twice after I realized I wanted my scanner to he... (more)
A dedicated Boeing train runs west on the MRL.
A westbound BNSF manifest freight heads into the setting sun along the Little Blackfoot River west of Avon, Montana, on September 17, 2012.
Two brand new ACe's have crested Mullan Pass and cruise West along the Little Blackfoot River between Avon and Garrison.
An extra Laurel to Spokane hustles West along the Little Blackfoot River with two SD45's leading the way.
BNSF 9608 brings up the rear of a eastbound PASKCK as it nears Mullan Pass.
A BNSF eastbound freight on Montana Rail Link, meanders through the beautiful Montana countryside west of Avon, Montana. In the distance are the snow-covered peaks of the Flint Creek Range. The ea... (more)
eastbound MRL Missoula to Laurel, MT train with unusual three generation power lashup of SD45R-ACE-GP9R near Avon, MT
The sun shined through the storm clouds just long enough to take this shot