An empty MRL ballast train switches just outside downtown Willow Creek.
One year after the merger creating the Burlington Northern, NP’s former “North Coast Limited” Train 26 is eastbound near Willow Creek, Montana, with two repainted F units. BN units 9824, 9805, 97... (more)
Montana Rail Link’s 844 local arrives at Willow Creek, Montana, to set out some ballast cars on June 22, 2015. The unique structure in the foreground is Willow Creek’s jail, built by E.T. Barnum I... (more)
MRL's local to Whitehall has just departed Three Forks and is about to pass through the small hamlet of Willow Creek on the former NP maineline over the now rail-banked Homestake Pass.
MRL's local to Whitehall highballs the classic wooden grain elevator at Willow Creek with a short train and a pair of appropriate GP35s.
Three F units guide Burlington Northern’s westbound Train 25, "North Coast Limited,” upstream along the Jefferson River at Willow Creek, Montana on March 21, 1971, six weeks before the birth ... (more)
A loaded ballast train from the quarry at the foot of Homestake Pass rolls east through Willow Creek past an old elevator. The MRL 5th Sub used to be the route passenger trains plied to serve Butt... (more)