Montana Rail Link’s MLAUMIS passes Toston Dam in Lombard Canyon east of Toston, Montana, on June 28, 2016. EMD SD70ACes Nos. 4300 and 4403 power the Laurel to Missoula manifest freight.
Montana Rail Link's Laurel to Missoula manifest freight streaks through Lombard, Montana during an awesome light show courtesy of Mother Nature. I'm standing on the abutment of the old Milwaukee R... (more)
MRL4300 leads a 5 unit swing help over Austin Creek Viaduct. BNSF9749 was the head-end power that passed a few minutes previous. Watching "Heavies" assault Mullan is one of the best railroad show... (more)
A four-unit set of Montana Rail Link SD70ACe helpers emerges from Mullan Tunnel with a thick cloud of exhaust following close behind. This illustrates why the SD70ACes would get so filthy, so quic... (more)
With the helpers on the point, the 46 car Livingston Local makes track speed up Bozeman Pass, passing a patch of wildflowers. You can't beat Montana's scenery!
Livingston helpers assist two GP35's and a SD35 on the 841 Local up Bozeman Pass. Sure wish the GP's were leading!
Montana Rail Link's westbound Laurel to Missoula manifest exits the tunnel and crests Bozeman Pass between Livingston and Bozeman, MT on a cool spring afternoon.
Five blue Ace's help push and pull The LAUPAS up and over Mullan Pass at Skyline Trestle.
The LM train is starting the climb over the Contenital Divide west of Helena.This train will not need helpers with 4 units and a light train.
The LM train is seen racing towards Helena and a crew change.The #4300, #4301 pair always seem to draw the LM & ML trains, today SD40-2 #255 is helping them out.
The class ACe, MRL 4300, leads an 88 car L-M westbound with some gorgeous Montana mountains watching over.
The class ACe, MRL 4300, leads an 88 car L-M westbound.
MRL's SD70ACe Class unit, number 4300, gets a bath between shifts in helper service up Mullan Pass. Taken with permission from MRL.