Where once the North Coast Limited and Mainstreeter roamed, BNSF 4142 brings a westbound manifest across the Yellowstone River as it arrives in Livingston, MT on a summer's eve.
Helpers drift downgrade back to Livingston in the late evening.
The fight is on as a westbound heads up Bozeman Pass in the late evening.
The LAUBOZ enters the single track at West Livingston with 5 EMDs for power.
Getting back on the move, the LAUBOZ and helpers accelerate out of West Livingston.
Two helper sets meet at West Livingston. The lite set come off a coal train while the other set is bringing the LAUBOZ up the hill to West End.
Helpers ahead assist the R-LAUBOZ upgrade out of Livingston, passing the Livingston Hump signals.
The 1759 Livingston Helper puts on a smoke show as they take the LAUBOZ over Bozeman Pass in the late evening.
A helper returns to Livingston after assisting a coal train upgrade. SDP40 290 is in the middle.
The 8AM helper crew returns to Livingston to assist another train as they pass the Livingston Hump signals.
The ML stops to cut away their helper set at West Livingston.
The 0800 Livingston Helper assists the ML downgrade into Livingston.
A couple ACe's split the signals at West Livingston as they prepare to cut their helper.
The ML drops downgrade into Livingston.
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