MRL 405 leads the Bozeman local up the west side of it namesake pass with cars destined for Livingston.
The Bozeman Local is making a run east today into Livingston with 30 cars. They alternate directions and duties out of Bozeman during the week and I am told they only venture into Livingston once... (more)
Montana Rail Link EMD GP35 No. 405 is at Helena, Montana, on September 2, 2003. This former Rio Grande EMD GP35 came to the MRL in this quasi-Missouri Pacific paint scheme of previous owner Omnitr... (more)
With clouds forming over the mountains, MRLs Bozeman Local cruises out of its namesake tunnel with a long string of lumber cars for the Laurel-Missoula wayfreight to pick up that evening.
MRL 405 handles switching chores at Three Forks, MT where the Montana Rail Link serves a talc plant and this grain loadout. This local handles business from Logan to Whitehall, MT with occasional ... (more)
MRL 405 puts the finishing touches on its local west to Whitehall, MT at Logan yard while an eastbound BNSF manifest freight crosses the Gallitan River on the MRL mainline. The Gallitan, Madison a... (more)
Montana Rail Link’s local to Harrison, Montana, heads down the 2.2% grade of the branch with six cars from the Harrison grain elevator on the afternoon of September 10, 2011. The local works out... (more)
After doing some work in Logan, the Livingston Local sporting a pair of veteran GP35s heads east toward Manhattan.
Having left the mountains of the beautiful Gallatin Valley behind them, the Bozeman Local now enters the badlands that sit between Bozeman and Butte. With Logan just around the corner, they will g... (more)
Having finished their work in Bozeman, the Livingston Local is blasting off back to their namesake in a classic Montana snow squall.
With white out conditions on and off, slowly but the Livingston Local is surely moving up the grade as they ascend the steep grade between West End and Muir. They will summit in a few minutes.
With wet rail, heavy loads and a steep incline, the Livingston Local is starting to feel the effects of Bozeman Pass. Minutes away from the sharp incline at West End, consecutively numbered GP35's... (more)
MRL GP35 405 awaiting its next assignment at Livingston, MT || August 2014
A lone GP35 heads west through the Jefferson River Canyon with a short local for Whitehall on MRL's Fifth Sub.
MRL 405 West heads into the Jefferson River Canyon with a short local for Whitehall.