Usually running in pairs, GP35's are very rare to see east of Livingston, so seeing a quad set running on the main is basically unheard of. What amounts to the MRL's entire road fleet of GP35's (4... (more)
A quartet of Montana Rail Link EMD SD70ACe locomotives being used in helper service head light engine over curved Austin Creek Trestle at Skyline, Montana, after helping a westbound BNSF train up ... (more)
Three flares on the gas Montana Rail Link’s night gas local departs Missoula, Montana, on the afternoon of September 18, 2006. Three SD45s up front lead the train out onto the main, whi... (more)
A pair of ACEs lead the ML over Bozeman Pass near Livingston, Montana.
Adam Farence Photo
MRL 4408 leads the daily night gas train up Evaro Hill.
Daybreak brings a thick fog over the Clark Fork River as the MRL Day Gas train heads toward Thompson Falls, Montana.
A trio of MRL blue SD40-2s lead a combined Jimbo and empty rail train back to Missoula, MN along the MRL 10th subdivision.
The 2nd most photographed barn in Montana. This shot of the MRL's Missoula to Laurel (ML) with 4403 and 4313 turned our to be our last shot of the trip before heading back to the airport.
A pair of blue ACe's lead the daily "Day Gas" train on the Flathead river along MRL's 10th Subdivision.
After doing some work in Logan, the Livingston Local sporting a pair of veteran GP35s heads east toward Manhattan.
MRL 259 and 255 have the honors of bringing rail up to Tuscor, the location of a recent derailment of about 30 coal cars. This was the first train we ran into on our MRL adventure.
Passing by an abandoned homestead on the Flathead River, Montana Rail Link’s Day Gas Local heads back to Missoula, Montana on MRL's 10th Subdivision.
Departing Trident along the Gallatin River, Montana Rail Link’s 844 local heads back to Logan with twelve cars of cement.
As sunset makes its arrival, a quad set of consecutively numbered GP35's thunder into Bozeman in the company notch with plenty of tonnage from Logan. A pair of SD45's will arrive under darkness an... (more)