Just east of Belknap, Montana, an eastbound BNSF grain train crosses the Clark Fork on the afternoon of October 1, 2020.
A BNSF grain empty rolls eastbound over the Clark Fork between Belknap and Thompson Falls, Montana, running over Montana Rail Link’s Fourth Subdivision on October 1, 2020.
A pair of BNSF C44-9W's lead a westbound grain train across the Clark Fork at Belknap,MT on Montana Rail Links 4th Subdivision.
GE locomotives in three different BNSF paint schemes lead an eastbound manifest freight across the Clark Fork between Thompson Falls and Belknap, Montana, on October 15, 2017, casting an almost pe... (more)
MRL 259 runs long hood first with a Jimbo work train headed east at Belknap after working the west end of the Montana Rail Link during the week. MRL 259 is former BN 6324, built in November 1971, ... (more)
Fog is quickly lifting as an eastbound BNSF manifest freight speeds through Belknap, Montana, on the morning of October 14, 2018. Trailing the two road locomotives is Montana Rail Link No. 4319 he... (more)
Things seemed so quaint, so comparatively recently. While many mainlines maintained their distinctive signal systems of predecessor roads, now the scene has largely been transmuted to a generic bl... (more)
Three Montana Rail Link SD45s lead BNSF’s MSPOLAU freight eastbound through Belknap, Montana, on the morning of October 4, 2014. Trailing in the all-EMD consist is BNSF GP39-2, SD70MAC and SD70A... (more)
As the morning mist rises from the Clark Fork the eastward blade drops to stop, indicating the approach of a westbound train. Soon the valley is filled with the sound of power as BN 7145 hightails... (more)
Clark Fork reflection New BNSF EMD SD70ACe No. 8595 leads a westbound coal train over the Clark Fork between Thompson Falls and Belknap, Montana, on October 1, 2014.
A fortuitous break in the clouds reveals a fleeting moment of golden evening light as BNSF HKCKSPO passes through Belknap, Montana, on October 1, 2014. Three leased Montana Rail Link SD45s (382, 3... (more)
Three BNSF GE C44-9Ws lead a westbound manifest freight across the Clark Fork between Thompson Falls and Belknap, Montana, on September 11, 2010.
MRL 351 and 382 lead a Laurel, MT to Spokane, WA ribbon rail train.
Eastbound stack train rolls across the Clark Fork River just west of Thompson Falls on the MRL.
With a lot of horsepower up front, an eastbound BNSF freight led by locomotives in four different BNSF “flavors” rumbles through Belknap, Montana, on September 25, 2013.