Thanking our Essential Workers, MRL SD70ACe 4404 pops out of a small tunnel near Quinns, MT.
A loaded oil train heads west above the Clark Fork River.
A green machine. BN 3505 and 7916 leads a pure set of green hopper past the semaphore at MP 710.3 on the 4th Subdivision. (Tom Ellis photo)
Montana Rail Link’s Paradise local cruises along the Clark Fork at Quinns, Montana, on September 13, 2011. MRL EMD GP9 Nos. 113 and 127 power the eastbound local headed to St. Regis on the railr... (more)
In a panned photograph, BNSF GE ES44AC No. 5812 leads a westbound coal train as it blurs past rock cliffs lining the Clark Fork between Donlan and Quinns, Montana, after sunset on October 6, 2020.
Montana Rail Link EMD SD70ACe Nos. 4408 and 4406 power the night gas local west on the Fourth Subdivision main line between Donlan and Quinns, Montana, in a panned photograph from my campsite alon... (more)
Westbound coal loads roll along the Clark Fork River with BNSF No.6000 leading on the MRL 4th Sub between St Regis and Paradise Momtana. Paradise is a good name for the area. Coal is a major commo... (more)
An eastbound BNSF train on the Montana Rail Link with empty airplane cars on the head end.
On the afternoon of September 12, 1998, an eastbound Burlington Northern Santa Fe train crosses the Clark Fork and passes the mile 210.3 semaphore east of Quinns, Montana, on Montana Rail Link’s... (more)
Westbound along the Clark fork River a quartet of BNSF engines with a string of hoppers breaks the silence on a beautiful Montana Morning
Chanting along the Clark Fork, Montana Rail Link EMD GP9s Nos. 127 and 120 power a 7-car MRL Paradise local toward St. Regis between Quinns and Donlan, Montana, on September 26, 2014.
Near Quinns, Montana, a westbound BNSF oil train travels along the Clark Fork, while in the foreground, Siegel Creek burbles into the river on October 2, 2015.
With the crystal clear waters of Siegel Creek flowing into the Clark Fork in the foreground, Montana Rail Link’s Paradise local heads back to Paradise near Quinns, Montana, on October 2, 2015. T... (more)
The westbound Paradise Local rumbles downriver toward its home base with a string of empty lumber cars, passing some small rapids on the Clark Fork River near Quinns.
Vintage EMD's.The bark of two naturally aspirated 567's fill the calm mountain air on a sensational May morning. The lead GP9, the MRL 120, was built in 1957 for the Northern Pacific, has p... (more)