Montana Rail Link’s 844 local has just made a trip up the branch to Harrison, and is now dropping down a 2.2% mountain grade toward the Six Subdivision junction at Sappington, in a vast Montana ... (more)
A manned helper set has been added to the point of Montana Rail Link’s westbound Laurel-Missoula road freight (LM) and begins its assault of Bozeman Pass just west of Livingston, Montana, on Sep... (more)
Montana Rail Link SD70ACe no.4408, leads the Gas Local into Paradise Montana with the sun just breaking over the surrounding mountains.
Led by venerable Montana Rail Link EMD GP9 No. 109, MRL’s Helena local rolls smartly eastward between East Helena and Winston, Montana, on the afternoon of September 29, 2022.
Montana Rail Link’s 840 local, also known as the Helena local, rolls east through Lombard Canyon between Toston and Lombard, Montana, on the afternoon of June 26, 2016. The train is powered by M... (more)
Its June 2022, on a quiet morning high above Skyline Trestle, the silence is expunged by the iconic sounds of EMDs screaming through the rigid mountainside. 4404 and another Ace combine with a Jim... (more)
Montana Rail Link’s Laurel to Bozeman turn is approaching the U.S. Highway 89 at Mission just east of Livingston, Montana, late in the afternoon of July 8, 2021. MRL EMD locomotives up front are... (more)
The Townsend local shoves back to their train in the siding after making a pickup off the main and with more work to do for a customer in the siding.
With a clear signal ahead, a pair of Montana Rail Link SD70ACe's notch up and accelerate out of the east end of the siding at Eddy, Montana. This is the eastbound return leg of the Day Gas, headin... (more)
Montana Rail Link’s night gas local approaches the junction with MRL’s Fourth Subdivision main line at Paradise, Montana, on June 26, 2020.
An MRL GP9 & SD40-2 idle away as a storm is about to roll through Logan, MT
A set of MRL Helpers head light powered back to Livingston under a stormy sky.
A pair of SD70ACe’s lead the eastbound gas local across the 10th sub.
MRL 262 leads the LAUBOZ on an August evening. Now nearing Big Timber they have a straight shot without opposing traffic until Livingston. Time will tell what happens to this local after BNSF take... (more)
A blue MRL SD70ACe leads the Eastbound Missoula-Laurel way freight through Logan right at sunset.