A Montana Rail Link helper set consisting of four EMD SD70ACe's drop down the 2.2% grade at Austin,MT on their way to help a westbound BNSF manifest across Mullan Pass.
Montana Rail Link SD70ACe's #4308 & #4301 have the M-L well in hand as they speed east through Bearmouth,MT on MRL's 3rd Subdivision.
A quartet of Montana Rail Link EMD SD70ACe locomotives being used in helper service head light engine over curved Austin Creek Trestle at Skyline, Montana, after helping a westbound BNSF train up ... (more)
Montana Rail Link’s gas local leans into a curve along the Clark Fork at Weeksville, Montana, on September 24, 2007.
On an early autumn day in Montana with turbulent weather, Montana Rail Link’s day gas local led by EMD SD70ACe No. 4308 arrives at Missoula West on September 24, 2007.
MRL 4308 and 4312 ease the Laurel-Missoula manifest around a tight curve along the Missouri River near Lombard, MT in the heart of Lombard Canyon. This is one of the few daily trains that actually... (more)
An empty MRL ballast train switches just outside downtown Willow Creek.
A quartet of Montana Rail Link SD70ACes help lift a loaded westbound grain train up Mullan Pass west of Helena. This location is just east of the east switch of Austin siding. Note this group of h... (more)
Montana Rail Link’s gas local heads east along the Flathead River just east of Perma, Montana, on September 28, 2007.
Having Departed from Missoula and headed for Laurel was this passenger special. Before the train arrived the skies were sunny but when the train finally arrived much had changed. The sunny skies w... (more)
The power for MRL's 840 local which runs from Helena to Logan Monday to Friday has the day off and is seen idling near the shops in Helena.
Along the Flathead River, Montana Rail Link’s gas local heads east on the Tenth Subdivision near Dixon, Montana, at McDonald on September 24, 2007.
MRL's 840 Local, with two SD70ACe's, passes what was once the small canyon town of Lombard, so named for Milwaukee Road predecessor Montana Railroad's Chief Engineer Arthur B. Lombard.Loca... (more)
MRL's 840 local (Helena to Logan) enters Lombard Canyon along the Missouri River with two ACe's for power.
The westbound Day Gas skirts along a mirror-like reflection pond just east of Plains, Montana on a clear summer morning.