Manifest traffic from Laurel, MT - Pasco, WA climbs out of Townsend on MRL's 2nd Sub.
Montana Rail Link’s MMISLAU freight, also known simply as the ML, heads downgrade passing milepost 215 on Winston Hill between Winston and Townsend, Montana, on October 14, 2023. Leading the tra... (more)
The Airbnb vacation home we rented in Montana had an outdoor fire pit perfect for hanging out, enjoying a beer and grilling brats over an open fire. An added attraction is a westbound BNSF train g... (more)
In a view from our Airbnb vacation accommodations, a westbound BNSF unit oil train climbs Winston Hill between Townsend and Winston, Montana, on Montana Rail Link’s Second Subdivision main line ... (more)
Montana Rail Link’s Helena local works upgrade at milepost 214 between Townsend and Winston, Montana, on the afternoon of June 27, 2023.
Montana Rail Link EMD SD70ACe Nos. 4404 and 4318 power a Helena to Bozeman turn eastbound down Winston Hill approaching Townsend, Montana, on the afternoon of July 7, 2023. During the bridge rebui... (more)
The Townsend local shoves back to their train in the siding after making a pickup off the main and with more work to do for a customer in the siding.
One of BNSF "sticker" units head up this empty coal from Robert Bank, BC, to Spring Creek Mine, WY. The train passes under one of the classic ex-NP Cantilever signal on the west end of T... (more)
MRL's Helena-Townsend turn switches the lime plant at Townsend.
MRL SD45 355 and GP9R 109 depart Townsend heading back west to Helena.
MRL's 840 local switches out empties for loads at Graymont Lime, just west of Townsend, MT.
MRL GP9R 109 looks tiny in comparison to trailing MRL SD45 355 as they head downhill into Townsend to switch a local customer.
MRL's 840 local departs Townsend with 3 cars and one of the best looking engines on the roster leading!
Manifest traffic from Laurel-Pasco departs Townsend on MRL's 2nd Sub.
CSXT 3244 leads a loaded ethanol train out of Townsend, MT.