A westbound BNSF coal train sits with its head end just short of Head Lane west of Helena, Montana, late in the day of July 5, 2001. Two sets of helpers are being added to the “heavy” down at Hele... (more)
A colorful locomotive consist leads Burlington Northern Santa Fe HKCKPAS westbound through Rock Creek between Bonita and Clinton, Montana, over MRL’s Third Subdivision on October 15, 2000. MRL No.... (more)
What's left of Montana Rail Link SD45-2 No. 301 is lifted off of its front truck for the last time. The contract worker is cutting the last appendage (a speed recorder cable) before the crane lift... (more)
An assortment of Montana Rail Link locomotives are in various states of repair, being stripped for parts, or being stored in the railroad’s Livingston Shops on May 7, 2012. Up front is former Clin... (more)
Tom Danneman's photo(489942)of the MRL 301 got me to digging of a photo when we had it on the IMRL. Here it is at Savanna,IL. about to depart. Built in 1974 as the CRR 3617(Clinchfield)then to the... (more)
A group of Montana Rail Link locomotives are in various states of repair, being stripped for parts, or being stored in the railroad’s Livingston Shops on May 7, 2012. Up front is former Clinchfiel... (more)
MRL 301 on loan to the IMRL at Marquette,IA..
Various Montana Rail Link locomotives occupy the tracks in the railroad's Livingston, Montana, shop building. The locomotives are in the shop for storage, cannibalization, or repair. Besides the S... (more)
A BNSF coal train on the Montana Rail Link storms west of Helena, Montana, on the approach to Mullan Pass at Tobin on the eve of July 5, 2001. Having two sets of SD40/45/45-2 helpers, one cut in i... (more)
A short manifest moves towards Needles.
Quite the neat consist idles away on a crisp evening in Cicero. And hey, there are class lights in use on a Class 1 in the year 2006.
Intermodal Stack Train from Tacoma, WA (Pierce) - Logistics Park Chicago.
A visitor from out of town awaits its assignment before heading back west.
On lease from the MRL, SD45 301 heads east through Polo with a short wayfreight.