A second "LB" utility job was sent from Laurel to clean up Livingston Yard, which was essentially 80% auto racks. After meeting the standard LB west, this job heads east. The two 4400'... (more)
A helper set ran to Logan with a westbound train in order to drop off a motor swap with the local crew then assist a heavy eastbound back, taking with it the ailing motor from Logan. This is one ... (more)
A very short LAUBOZ aka "LB" is speeding into Livingston and will take a yard route to get around two trains on the main and zip across to Bozeman. This is a revised way of running loca... (more)
Coal loads work their way up to Muir.
Helpers on the rear of the "LM" going up the grade to Muir. MRL has always been a huge draw, dotted with more than numerous photographers over the past year, documenting the famous blue... (more)
An MRL Whitehall Extra crew has a train of stored coal hoppers and intermodal well cars in tow as they descend Bozeman Pass and cross the Flynn Creek fill on the way towards Livingston, Montana. T... (more)
The rear DPU of a loaded BNSF coal train is joined by a trio of MRL locos for the climb out of Livingston, Montana and over Bozeman Pass. A pair of MRL SD70ACe's bracket the sole SD40P-2XR on the ... (more)
Montana Rail Link’s Laurel to Missoula manifest freight, simply called the LM, waits at the end of double track just west of Livingston, Montana, on September 23, 2002. Road power of a pair of E... (more)
BNSF ES44C4 7002 shoves a loaded diesel fuel train eastward out of Livingston.
MRL's Laurel-Bozeman turn slowly pulls down to the west end of Livingston.
The rear DPU of a loaded BNSF coal train is joined by a trio of MRL locos for the climb out of Livingston, Montana and over Bozeman pass. A pair of MRL SD70ACe's bracket the sole SD40P-2XR on the ... (more)
Coal loads for Roberts Bank, BC slowly climb up Bozeman Pass on MRL's 2nd Sub between Livingston and Muir.
With the hard part done, Livingston Helper #2 catches a ride home on the tailend of the U PTWELX after shoving them over Bozeman Pass.
MRL SD40-2XRs 255 and 250 hustle a short Laurel-Bozeman turn into Livingston.
Looking so sweet in evening light, MRL SD40-2XRs 255 and 250 head into Livingston.