The rear end of a westbound Burlington Northern grain train is exiting the big Iron Ridge Cut between Austin and Weed, Montana, while climbing Montana Rail Link’s main line over Mullan Pass on Aug... (more)
After running the full length of their assigned territory west to Whitehall, the 844 local is returning east as it enters the west end of Jefferson River Canyon on their way to Logan.
East of Townsend MRL 260 leads this eastbound local.
As BNSF races east, Eastern Washington Gateway's power, MRL 260 and NIWX 8925, enjoy a weekend off, sitting on a siding at Cheney, WA. BNSF power is 4951, 6516, 4319 and 4160. 1606hrs.
with TFM SD40-2 1414.
Eastbound MRL freight rolls along the Missouri River north of Lombard.