Montana Rail Link’s 844 local hauls two covered hoppers to the elevator at Harrison, Montana, on July 2, 2019. The train is climbing the 2.2% grade of the branch and has just crossed Montana Highw... (more)
Montana Rail Links’s 844 local out of Logan, Montana, stops for some work just west of town. After tying down their train on the Fifth Subdivision main, the two GP35s head up a spur to a petroleum... (more)
Montana Rail Link’s 844 local out of Logan heads westward on the Fifth Subdivision at Three Forks, Montana, on July 2, 2019. Today, the local is taking three empty ballast cars to the siding at Wi... (more)
Two GP35s shuffle cars around in the small yard at Logan, Montana. In the background you can see smoke from several fires burning in western Montana.
What a nice sound these GP35s make shuffling cars around the yard at Logan, Montana.
A healthy Montana Rail Link Schilling local crosses Moccasin Lane heading back to Missoula after switching the huge Frenchtown pulp mill on September 22, 2008. Unfortunately, the local doesn’t run... (more)
Dropping back to the Fifth Subdivision main line with eight tank cars from a petroleum facility at Logan, Montana, is Montana Rail Link’s 844 local on June 26, 2017. The tank cars on the rear of t... (more)
Montana Rail Links’s 844 local just departed Logan, Montana, and stops for some work just west of town. After tying down their train on the Fifth Sub main, the two GP35s head up a spur to a petrol... (more)
On September 23, 2008, Montana Rail Link’s Polson local crosses the wood trestle at Moiese, Montana. Unfortunately, the “Flathead Flyer” to Polson doesn’t run anymore…
Montana Rail Link 402 and 213 head East on the Spokane to Missoula train and meet the Westbound #195 train that is led by LMX B39-8 8584.
MRL's local to Whitehall is heading for home at Logan as it traverses the scenic Jefferson River canyon.
MRL's 844 local curves through the canyon heading for home after switching a grain/fertilizer customer in Whitehall, MT.
MRL's 844 local to Whitehall has completed its work and is heading for home at Logan, entering the extremely scenic Jefferson River Canyon on this former NP line.
MRL's local to Whitehall returns toward Logan through the scenic Jefferson River Canyon on the rarely photographed 5th Sub.
If you like veteran EMD locomotives - and I do - then the MRL is well worth a visit.