An eastbound BNSF freight drops downgrade on Montana Rail Link’s Winston Hill east of Winston, Montana, on the morning of July 1, 2020.
Passing milepost 215 east of Winston, Montana, a westbound BNSF manifest freight slowly climbs Montana Rail Link’s grade up Winston Hill on the afternoon of July 6, 2018.
Under a big sky full of rainy clouds, Montana Rail Link’s Helena local climbs Winston Hill as heads westbound for home approaching Winston, Montana, on the afternoon of June 30, 2020.
A thunderstorm has moved east over Canyon Ferry Lake and the Big Belt Mountains on the afternoon of July 7, 2021, as a BNSF coal train climbs the westbound grade of Winston Hill between Townsend a... (more)
Descending Winston Hill into the darkening dusk of evening at 9:15 p.m. on June 25, 2019, and overpowered by Montana Rail Link GP9 No. 109 and SD40-2 No. 250, MRL’s Helena switch flies over the ... (more)
Rain storms have moved east over the Big Belt Mountains as a BNSF freight grinds up the grade of Winston Hill passing milepost 215 east of Winston, Montana, on June 25, 2019.
Still earning its keep Montana Rail Link’s Helena local with eight cars flies up Winston Hill at milepost 215 east of Winston, Montana, on the afternoon of June 25, 2020. MRL EMD GP9 ... (more)
Just before a golden sunset on July 1, 2019, Montana Rail Link’s Helena switch tops Winston Hill and begins dropping downgrade just east of Winston, Montana. Powering the local with cars for RY... (more)
The sun is setting on June 25, 2019, as an eastbound BNSF coal empty that has surmounted Winston Hill drops downgrade out of Winston, Montana, at milepost 216 on Montana Rail Link’s Second Subdi... (more)
With the Canyon Ferry Reservoir in the distance, the land stretches out for miles and miles. Below, former NP 210 and CNW 873 head the local to Townsend.
On the afternoon of June 30, 2020, rain storms have moved east over the Big Belt Mountains after passing across Winston Hill and Canyon Ferry Lake, as a BNSF freight led by GE ET44C4 No. 3951, gri... (more)
An eastbound BNSF vehicle train begins its descent of Winston Hill approaching milepost 215 east of Winston, Montana, on June 30, 2020.
Under a big Montana sky, a westbound BNSF freight climbs Winston Hill approaching milepost 216 at Winston on the afternoon of June 25, 2019.
With a loaded unit train or grain on the drawbar, BNSF 7924 crests the hill at East Winston, Mont. on Montana Rail Link's 2nd Subdivision at a leisurely pace of 5 MPH.
Montana Rail Link GP9 #109 leads the Helena local west by the searchlights at Winston,MT.