On October 3, 2022, clouds are quickly building over Homestake Pass as a Montana Rail Link ballast empty works upgrade to the loader at Spire Rock at Pipestone, Montana. The train is running on a ... (more)
With the bridge collapse in Reed Point weeks prior, MRL introduced new wayfreights to preform similar acts to LM & ML. One of these additions, was HELBOZ. Thus, here deep in Lombard Canyon, moment... (more)
"Passing Pipestone on Pipestone Pass" An MRL ballast train shoves up Pipestone Pass to Conda Mining, with the engines passing under an outcropping of pipestone.
Storm clouds build over Homestake Pass as a Montana Rail Link ballast empty heads upgrade to the loader at Spire Rock at Pipestone, Montana, on October 3, 2022. This train is operating on a portio... (more)
A blue MRL SD70ACe leads the Eastbound Missoula-Laurel way freight through Logan right at sunset.
The gas local heads east at the Flathead River crossing on the 10th sub between Perma and Paradise.
A second "LB" utility job was sent from Laurel to clean up Livingston Yard, which was essentially 80% auto racks. After meeting the standard LB west, this job heads east. The two 4400'... (more)
MRL's Night Gas crew sets out some ballast loads at Plains.
MRL's "Night Gas" approaches the facility at Pipeline where it will drop of loaded cars and pick up empties.
MRL's Night Gas heads west at DeSmet.
MRL's Night Gas heads west on the 10th Sub.
MRL's "Night Gas" local heads into the siding at Plains to drop off 3 ballast cars.
MRL SD70ACes 4405 and 4408 head west on the 10th Sub between Perma and Paradise.
MRL's "Night Gas" is eastbound at Dixon.