Montana Rail Link EMD GP9 Nos. 127 and 109 switch their train at Thompson Falls, Montana, before heading back home to Paradise on January 24, 2013.
Montana Rail Link’s day gas local crosses the Thompson River east of Thompson Falls, Montana, and is following the Clark Fork on MRL’s Fourth Subdivision main line on October 14, 2018.
With a lengthy train for Missoula, MRLs morning Gas train skates along the Clark Fork river in some beautiful summer sunlight.
MRL's "Night Gas" approaches the facility at Pipeline where it will drop of loaded cars and pick up empties.
MRL SD70ACe 4408 heads out onto the mainline at Pipeline.
The Day Gas heads east along the shores of the Clark Fork.
MRL's "Day Gas" job heads back to Missoula after an hour and a half of work at Pipeline.
The Day gas prepares to re-enter the mainline of the 4th Sub at "Pipeline" after dropping off loads and picking up a train of empties to return to Missoula with.
MRL SD70ACe 4405 leads the "Night Gas" out of the shadows approaching the terminal at Thompson Falls "Pipeline".
MRL SD70ACe 4405 heads into the final sunrays of the day, approaching the terminal at Pipeline with 1 buffer and 14 tank cars.
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Westbound Gas Train switching Thompson River Lumber shortly before sunset.
The Gas Train is switching Thompson River Lumber at T-Falls late in the afternoon.
The crew is starting to make up their train in the crisp clear early morning light.
An eastbound BNSF train speeds over a local grade crossing.