A Montana Western Railway freight departs Silver Bow, Montana, powered by a quartet of leased Rarus Railway EMD GP9s, still decorated in the same colors when delivered new to predecessor Butte, An... (more)
Anaconda, Montana Roundhouse and Shops for Raruos and Montana Western. Former Northern Pacific GP 9, Rarus 301 as well as Rarus 203 sit in the Anaconda Roundhouse.
A short Rarus Railway freight works uphill and crosses Continental Drive heads for the giant copper mine at Butte, Montana, on September 25, 2003. This short line has had a long, varied history th... (more)
Wearing a paint scheme usually associated with the BA&P in Montana, this GP9 now works one of the numerous sand loading sites in western Wisconsin.
The engine in the background had all emblems sanded off. Not sure where it came from but it appeared to be set there indefinately.
Ex-BAP geeps are in a dead line at Patriot Rail's SAV yard office. In-service geeps are stored in the barn to the right after each shift. Taken with permission.
12. Many of the trackside grain elevators have their own power on hand but they don't always look this sharp and match the structures.
Rarus 105 rests during a lunch break on a cool October morning.
The ex-Rarus Railway GP7 stationed at the Columbia Grain shuttle elevator in Harlem sits idle alongside the shuttle grain train it just helped to load.
Rarus 107, which is now owned by the new Sacramento Valley Railroad takes one lone boxcar back to MacPark Yard. Canon Rebel XS.
Rarus Railway switches around Butte, with a former Montana Western unit in the middle.