While Jefferson Canyon is absolute solace in the morning, an 0730 departure means most days except maybe early to mid June will have you sweating out the light in the canyon. A train leaving White... (more)
At its peak, the MRL once owned 71 SD45's. Much like the WC, they became well known for their 20 cylinder motors. Over time the roster has been reduced to four, two in service and two in storage/s... (more)
In a rare move, a ballast train heads through the Canyon towards Logan at first light. Seeing an EB through here in the morning is pretty rare, as most trains depart Whitehall in the evening after... (more)
MRL's Rock Train eases its way through the valleys of Montana's 5th subdivison mountains with MRL 256 leading towards Whitehall, Montana.
A pair of MRL GP35s lead the 5th Sub local toward Whitehall, passing through rural Cardwell.
After running the full length of their assigned territory west to Whitehall, the 844 local is returning east as it enters the west end of Jefferson River Canyon on their way to Logan.
MRL's local to Whitehall traverses the Jefferson River Canyon where both the NP and the MILW passed in close proximity to one another. The former MILW right of way can be seen on the opposite ban... (more)
MRL's 844 local curves through the canyon heading for home after switching a grain/fertilizer customer in Whitehall, MT.
MRL's 844 local to Whitehall has completed its work and is heading for home at Logan, entering the extremely scenic Jefferson River Canyon on this former NP line.
MRL's local from Logan to Whitehall traverses and the scenic and remote Jefferson River Canyon on a warm and sunny March day. This is the former NP line that leads to Homestake Pass that ends at ... (more)
A pair of new MRL SD70ACe's lead a manifest west on the MRL mainline in Montana.
A lone GP35 heads west through the Jefferson River Canyon with a short local for Whitehall on MRL's Fifth Sub.
MRL 405 West heads into the Jefferson River Canyon with a short local for Whitehall.
A loaded eastbound BNSF ballast train passes through the Jefferson River Canyon on the MRL's 5th Sub. There is one GE up front and one in DPU mode on the rear of this train that would be parked at... (more)