On September 23, 2006, BNSF QDENTAC intermodal cruises along the Clark Fork at Lothrop, Montana, powered by a pair of venerable EMD SD40-2s
Spent diesel fuel fills the calm Montana mountain air on a chilly Fall morning, while the sound of three EMD 645's drowns out the peaceful rushing waters of the Clark Fork River. The lead locomoti... (more)
After running Helena - Missoula under the cover of darkness and sitting at Missoula all morning, the SD45 trio finally gets under way on the Fourth Sub in the early afternoon.
Skirting the Clark Fork River, a trio of MRL SD45's hustle a Westbound manifest into Lothrop - where they'll wait for a few hours due to MOW ahead finishing up the final touches on the Rivulet der... (more)
MRL 254 leads the night gas through Lotharp.
Skirting the scenic Clark Fork, an eastbound Burlington Northern Santa Fe freight passes through Lothrop, Montana, on July 3, 2001.
Instead of taking the shorter yet steeper Evaro Hill route, the Night Gas Local rolls along the Clark Fork River on MRL's 4th Subdivision. The train is near Alberton, MT working its way towards Th... (more)
Under powered and over tonnaged MRL's Night Gas was forced to take "The River," otherwise known as the 4th Sub along the Clark Fork. With two classic SD45-2s leading the way into the western sun c... (more)
Spring is slowly creeping its way back to Montana and the weekend of April 18th provided the perfect opertunity to get out and enjoy it. Seen here at Lothrop, Montana, train MLAUPAS218 passes alon... (more)
"The Main Street of the Northwest": Connecting the midwest with the Pacific Northwest, Northern Pacific proclaimed itself to be THE way to move freight and people from point to point. Be it from t... (more)
The evening Gas Train speeds west along the Clark Fork River in Montana.