Montana Rail Link EMD SD45 (rebuilt and labeled an SD45-2) No. 315 and GP9 No. 123 are stored inside the backshop of MRL’s Livingston Shops on May 7, 2012.
MRL 315, one of the few remaining SD45s meets the scrapper's torch at Livingston, MT. Many parts are being salvaged for remaining older EMD power.
Montana Rail Link EMD GP9 No. 123 and SD45 (rebuilt and labeled an SD45-2) No. 315 are inside the backshop of MRL’s Livingston Shops on May 7, 2012. Both locomotives are stored long-term and have ... (more)
BNSF leased a bunch of MRL power in the late 90's to help out power shortages. Many units work the northern corridor on the BNSF. Here a southbound freight train is about to Crawford, on the south... (more)
Vehicle Manifest Train from Portland, OR - Blue Island, IL. (Canon EOS20D, 16-35mm f/2.8L USM)
Southbound manifest heading into ATSF Saginaw Yards
An MRL unit emerges from the snowy haze.
284 thundering Northbound past the Sunbright signals
A nice tight profile of a rare catch in this area, one great sight going over the lake
A nice view of the lake for the crew from high above
Through the peaceful country comes three roaring EMD SDs rolling Northbound like they had a tight schedule to keep
Rounding the corner and sounding great, three EMDs pulling Northbound and running hard
First time I have ever seen an engine from that railroad, and what a nice sight it was