Milwaukee Road Little Joe E75 and a sister rumble through the yard at dusk headed for a train on the main line that they'll lead over the Bitteroots to Alberton, Montana later this evening.
E70 East rolls eastward toward Alberton, Montana, through beautiful forest along the banks of the St. Regis River.
A crew member of E70 West, a Dead Freight, locks one of the cabins at East Portal and prepares to depart for Avery.
As the sun starts to sink behind the Bitteroot Mountains, a Little Joe leads an eastbound upgrade over the St. Joe River at Steel Bridge.
High above the St. Joe River, a Little Joe leads an XL Special near Steel Bridge.
Little Joe E70 helps an eastbound near Drexel, Montana.
3010 East creeps up toward Little Joe E79, which will help the freight over St. Paul Pass to Alberton, Montana.
Milwaukee's hot XL Special approaches Avery from the east.
A Milwaukee Road westbound dead freight departs East Portal as its brakeman waits to board.
Milwaukee Road E70 East rounds a sharp curve near Drexel, Montana.
Milwaukee Road E70 East rounds a curve at Drexel, Montana.
Milwaukee E79 East bursts over the St. Joe River on Steel Bridge as the fruit block assaults St. Paul Pass.
Little Joe leads XL Special along St. Joe River near Avery.
Little Joe E79 switches a grain hopper at Avery.
Brakemen chat as their eastbound and helper wait in front of Avery depot at dusk.