Working westbound on Montana Rail Link’s Second Subdivision is a BNSF coal train following the Missouri River into Clarkston, Montana, on September 14, 2010.
An early autumn rain is falling as Montana Rail Link’s MLAUMIS (LM) passes milepost 175 at Clarkston, Montana, on September 29, 2013. Two new EMD SD70ACes power the Laurel to Missoula freight—Nos.... (more)
MRL's 840 local from Helena heads toward Logan to swap cars with the 844 local, seen here from the bluffs above the Missouri River near Clarkston.
A view through the windows of an abandoned ranch house at Clarkston, Montana, reveals a BNSF freight roaring eastbound on Montana Rail Link’s Second Subdivision on June 16, 2014.
MRL's Laurel-Missoula freight highbals westward toward its destination, though it runs geogrpahically eastward for a short bit as it follows the meandering path of the Missouri River.
A pair of MRL SD40-2Rs still in the original scheme pull the 840 local down to Logan for interchange with other MRL jobs, seen here departing Clarkston.
Montana Rail Link’s Helena local meets a westbound BNSF coal train at Clarkston, Montana, on October 1, 2013. MRL SD40s (Rebuilt by MRL and labeled SD40-2XR) Nos. 262 and 253 power the local.
More interested in the photographers, two horses ignore Montana Rail Link’s rare and only SDP40 (MRL labels it a SDP40-2XR) leading a work train at Clarkston, Montana, on September 14, 2010.