After switching Tricon Timber at St. Regis, Montana Rail Links’s Paradise local heads back to Paradise west of Donlan on September 15, 2011. Venerable EMD GP9s Nos. 120 and 113 power the local, ch... (more)
Montana Rail Link’s Paradise local paces a GMC pickup on parallel Highway 200 through Weeksville, Montana, on September 29, 2014. MRL GP9s Nos. 120 and 127 are westbound with the local along the C... (more)
Montana Rail Link’s Paradise local switches Thompson River Lumber lead at Woodlin, east of Thompson Falls, Montana, on October 1, 2014. The venerable local is powered by two equally respectable E... (more)
Montana Rail Link’s Paradise Local has finished running around its train at St. Regis, Montana, and is departing westbound for Paradise on September 15, 2011. Powered by two former Northern Pacifi... (more)
Vintage EMD's.The bark of two naturally aspirated 567's fill the calm mountain air on a sensational May morning. The lead GP9, the MRL 120, was built in 1957 for the Northern Pacific, has p... (more)
Montana Rail Link’s Paradise Local curves along the Clark Fork between Eddy and Thompson Falls, Montana, on September 15, 2011. Two vintage EMDs power the westbound train; MRL GP9s Nos. 120 and 11... (more)
Montana Rail Link’s Paradise Local accelerates out of Toole siding after meeting a westbound BNSF freight and heads for St. Regis, Montana, on September 25, 2013.
Start the day right Just after a crew member of Montana Rail link’s Paradise Local started up the two GP9s, smoke from the warming machines puffs into the cloud leaden sky at Paradise, ... (more)
Power for the Paradise Local is serviced at Missoula.
Two former Northern Pacific GP9s on Montana Rail Link's Paradise Local run around their train to head back to Paradise. I'm standing on the Milwaukee Road's Pacific extension right-of-way which cr... (more)
After running around its train in town, Montana Rail Link's Paradise Local heads west at St. Regis, Montana. The two horses pay no attention to the local even though it has two slick former Northe... (more)