Powered by a quartet of leased Rarus Railway EMD GP9s, still decorated in the same colors when delivered new to predecessor Butte, Anaconda & Pacific, a Montana Western Railway freight arrives at ... (more)
BNSF ACe's 9062 and 9206 give a shove as DPUs to a loaded westbound coal train east of Garrison, MT. The train has just descended Mullan Pass and is headed to Missoula, MT for a crew change.
BNSF 9062 and 9206 provide DPU support on a westbound coal train on Montana Rail Link. The train has just passed under the old hwy 12 bridge and is cruising along the Black Foot River several mile... (more)
MRL 204 is eastbound past the tower in Garrison, MT in May of 1990. Ahead is the climb up Mullan Pass.
BNSF 8411 hustles its westbound coal train along the Black Foot River and under the old Hwy. 12 overpass about four miles east of Garrison, MT on its way to Missoula from Helena.
BNSF's isolated Butte operations interchange with MRL at Garrison and UP at Silver Bow. The days of multi-Geeps seem to be done, tho....with a little luck, maybe someday they can push eastward ou... (more)
GN once reached Butte, now served via Garrison by BNSF.
MRL interchange meets a runthru. BNSF's Butte Turn is working in the yard as the empty grain shuttle slides by in the siding (due to MOW on main).
4449 Excursion West Bound approaches Garrison.
Grain empties pass the junction with the line to Butte .
The last of its breed, MRL #290 leads the Jimbo train west into Garrison.