Montana Rail Link’s Helena local approaches Trident, Montana, along the Missouri River on September 26, 2007. An EMD duo of SD45 No. 328 and SD45-2 No. 308 power the train that will operate as far... (more)
BNSF 7675 heads an eastbound empty grain train into Trident, MT as it exits Lombard Canyon along the Missouri River near its head waters.
Beautiful things like this happen to me all the time. What was just supposed to be a laid back half-day of trains before other local activity yielded "the" train of the trip.
Has been awhile since I had the chance to upload Montana...and there's no better way to start the show than with this one. A trio of classics reactivated to repay BNSF horsepower hours during my ... (more)
After fighting cloud screws, more mainline freights, swallows and bugs, the Helena Local makes its way along the Gallatin River at the confluence with the Missouri at Trident, MT, finally with MRL... (more)
After switching at Townsend, the Helena local met several freight trains en route to Trident, MT where it would switch cars at the cement plant. Here the train glides along the banks of the Missou... (more)
During a momentary break in the weather, an eastbound BNSF coal train approaches Trident, Montana, while running along the Missouri River on September 21, 2008.
Passing milepost 171 and the cement plant at Trident, Montana, is Montana Rail Link’s Helena local on October 1, 2013. A matching pair of EMD SD40s (MRL labels the rebuilt locomotives as SD40-2XRs... (more)
Montana Rail Link train No. 840, the Helena local, curves through Trident, Montana, westbound along the Missouri River. A matching pair of EMD SD40s (MRL labels the rebuilt locomotives as SD40-2XR... (more)
A Trackmobile from Holcim Trident Cement sets out three covered hoppers for the Montana Rail Link at Trident, Montana, on May 16, 2013. A worker from Holcim has ridden his bike down from the plant... (more)
A Holcim Trident Cement Plant trackmobile is held up momentarily as the crew tries to shoo three cows across the tracks before shuffling three loads of cement into the siding at Trident, Montana. ... (more)
An eastbound BNSF coal empty approaches Trident, Montana, along the Missouri River on Montana Rail Link’s Second Subdivision on September 26, 2007.
Three SD's have a heavy LM in tow, cruising West along the Missouri River.
Montana Rail Link's 840 Local from Helena glides along the Missouri River just north of Trident, Montana. Leading the local are SD45(-2) no. 328, and SD45-2 no. 308.
An eastbound empty coal train rolls along the Missouri River near Trident, Montana, on Montana Rail Link's 2nd Subdivision.