An early morning oil train approaches Marias Pass on at the United States Continental Divide.
The rear DPU of an Eastbound crude oil train reaches Maria’s Pass at the United States Continental Divide. Marias Pass, elevation 5,213 feet was once part of the Great Northern Railway.
The sun crests the top of the mountains and starts to warm a frosty morning as a set of Hoppers head west thru Marias Pass.
On Marias Pass a BNSF freight is slowly running down the east slope towards the East Glacier Park. The scenery on the pass is stunning.
Back in 1994, 7 SD40-2s on a WB grain train was standard for BN operating over Marias Pass. Here at the summit of Marias Pass, just East of the crossovers at Marias are 5 BN SD40-2s up front with... (more)
A nice clean merger consist rolls east off Marias Pass in October 2000. A thin layer of ice covers the pond as cold weather comes early to upper elevations.
An early season snowfall the day prior has given way to sunny skies as this colorful westbound eases through Marias after cresting the summit.
A westbound Empire Builder heads down Marias Pass with 5 units ...
Laboring up the long grade from the Flathead River valley to Marias Pass, an eastbound intermodal train is crossing Java East siding.
A sliver of light illuminates the eastbound Empire Builder as its glides down Marias Pass.
The H1 GEs sure were nice when new. They fit right in on Marias Pass as they ease a loaded grain train west off the summit.
BNSF 4402 and 7386 in front and 763 / 5132 as DPU are hauling a long crude oil train unit train westwards along the Flathead River.